End of Year Giving
Literacy Volunteers was founded in late 1983 and is still the only local organization offering free tutoring services to adults.
Honor an important teacher, tutor, or student in your life.
Give to Literacy Volunteers this holiday season.
Citizenship in Central Virginia
Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle (LVCA), has been awarded $250,000 from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to provide citizenship instruction and naturalization application services over the next two years. LVCA will prepare permanent residents for the civics and English language components of the naturalization test and will provide naturalization application services through a partnership with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Charlottesville. With USCIS funding, LVCA plans to serve 225 permanent residents with citizenship instruction and 250 with naturalization application services by September 30, 2016.
Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle (LVCA) provides one-on-one, confidential tutoring in basic literacy and English as a second language to adults living or working in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Our talented tutors work closely with our students to help them succeed. In 2013 we celebrated our 30th anniversary of service to our community!
Our volunteer tutors are the heart of our program. Becoming a tutor will enable you to make a profound difference in a person’s life.
Need Help Reading, Writing, or Speaking English?
If you want to improve your reading, writing, or English-speaking skills, or know someone who does, please contact our office at 434-977-3838.
We offer free one-on-one tutoring for basic literacy, conversational partnering and group classes for non-native English speakers as tutors become available.
It takes a lot of effort to service our community. Will you help? There are lots of ways to volunteer and provide invaluable service even if your time is limited. Email us or call 434.977.3838 and learn more!
Make a Donation
Every day your neighbors courageously come to us asking to learn to read and write or to speak English. Help give LVCA the ability to say, “Yes, we can help!” to everyone who comes through our doors.