What We Do

Improving Lives Through Literacy

Literacy Council of Norristown has helped over 500 adult learners so far this year, growing our programs by 50%!

Our Impact

Literacy Council of Norristown celebrates 40 years of creating healthier families and building stronger communities!

500+

learners supported so far in 2022-23

Rejuvenation

  • Updated reading room
  • GED in Spanish classes
  • Citizenship & math classes
  • Book clubs

86%

of learners increase an Education Functional Level after 1 year.

Adding value to families and our community

Better math skills increase earnings by $21,000 per year. Improvement in reading and writing skills can add $11,000 more in annual income. Earning a GED adds $9,000 annually.

100 tutors

Volunteers and teachers have provided over 15,000 hours of instruction so far this year.

Changing Lives

“Ellen has helped me understand that I can learn. She helps the knowledge I have come out.” -DJM

Renewal

New tutor trainings and growing partnerships have expanded LCN’s capacity to serve others.

LCN’s Reach

We have given out over 15,000 books and learning materials in Norristown this year