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Programs that provide reading and writing instruction for individuals of all ages who are unable to read or write at a functional level. Some programs interpret literacy more broadly and also help people develop speaking, computation and problem solving skills with the objective of ensuring that they develop levels of proficiency they will need to become self sufficient and function well in society. (AIRS HH 4500) Included are English as a Second Language and other similar language-specific programs.

1400 Wedekind Road
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775-356-1007
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Organization Name: Northern Nevada Literacy Council
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Address:
1400 Wedekind Road
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775-356-1007
Fax: 775-356-1009
Email: director@nnlc.org
Eligibility:

Adults 17 and older.

Services Provided:

Northern Nevada Literacy Council provides an English Language acquisition classes (English as a Second Language) for adults ages 17 and older. Foreign-born adults will learn how to speak, read, and write English. Assistant is also available to transition to High School Equivalency Classes, training and employment.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/10/2021
3905 Neil Road
Suite 2
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-825-7395
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Organization Name: Women and Childrens Center of the Sierra
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Address:
3905 Neil Road
Suite 2
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-825-7395
Fax: 775-825-7006
Email: info@waccs.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Women desiring to advance their education to escape poverty and increase earning potential

Services Provided:

Offers a variety of educational classes for women to help escape poverty. Classes range from high school equivalency prep courses, English as a second language, and computer courses. Schedules are very flexible, students can start immediately, and tutor-assistance available.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/28/2021
5270 Neil Road
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-829-9044
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Organization Name: Truckee Meadows Community College
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Address:
5270 Neil Road
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-829-9044
Fax: 775-673-7278
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Any individual that demonstrates an ability to benefit based on federally approved assessments administered upon entry of the program.

Services Provided:

Program assists non-native English speakers to improve their reading, writing, listening and speaking. Offers up to 7 levels of English classes. Standardized exams are used to place students into the appropriate class level and to monitor progress. Classes are offered days and evenings at locations throughout the Reno and Sparks community.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/25/2021
3575 West Cheyenne Avenue
Suite 101
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone: 702-636-3949
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Organization Name: Las Vegas Clark County Urban League
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Address:
3575 West Cheyenne Avenue
Suite 101
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone: 702-636-3949
Fax: 702-483-4211
Email: info@lvul.org
Eligibility: Parents and caregivers of infants to nine year olds.
Services Provided: Offers English language curriculum, vie bilingual instruction, to help remove the barrier and facilitate English language acquisition.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
1526 North Main Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-215-4732
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Organization Name: Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
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Address:
1526 North Main Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-215-4732
Fax: 702-384-0677
Email: info@catholiccharities.com
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Ages 17 and older. 17 year olds may not be enrolled in any school (public or private) and need to provide a letter form the Clark County School District stating they are not enrolled.
Services Provided:

Provides English as a Second Language classes free to the public and to clients of the Migration and Refugee program. Computer labs are available to help individuals improve their language skills.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/25/2020
1402 West King Street
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-283-1375
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Address:
1402 West King Street
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-283-1375
Services Provided: Provides training and skills for people who have not completed high school. Prepares them to take the GED or earn a high school diploma.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/3/2021
2055 Elko Avenue
West Wendover, NV 89883
Phone: 775-664-3940
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Organization Name: Great Basin College
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Address:
2055 Elko Avenue
West Wendover, NV 89883
Phone: 775-664-3940
Email: meachell.walsh@gbcnv.edu
Services Provided: Offers classes in reading, phonics and transition to HSE or College. Students will learn about American culture and traditions, survival skills such as filling out job applications making appointments and calling for emergency assistance.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/7/2021
1020 Elm Street
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-753-2230
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Organization Name: Great Basin College
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Address:
1020 Elm Street
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-753-2230
Email: meachell.walsh@gbcnv.edu
Services Provided: Offers classes in reading, phonics and transition to HSE or College. Students will learn about American culture and traditions, survival skills such as filling out job applications making appointments and calling for emergency assistance.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/7/2021
551 East Calvada Boulevard
Pahrump, NV 89048
Phone: 775-727-2000
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Organization Name: Great Basin College
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Address:
551 East Calvada Boulevard
Pahrump, NV 89048
Phone: 775-727-2000
Email: meachell.walsh@gbcnv.edu
Services Provided: Offers classes in reading, phonics and transition to HSE or College. Students will learn about American culture and traditions, survival skills such as filling out job applications making appointments and calling for emergency assistance.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/7/2021
5490 Kluncy Canyon Road
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 775-623-1811
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Organization Name: Great Basin College
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Address:
5490 Kluncy Canyon Road
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 775-623-1811
Email: meachell.walsh@gbcnv.edu
Services Provided: Offers classes in reading, phonics and transition to HSE or College. Students will learn about American culture and traditions, survival skills such as filling out job applications making appointments and calling for emergency assistance.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/7/2021
160 Campus Way
Fallon, NV 89406
Phone: 775-423-7565
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Organization Name: Western Nevada College Adult Literacy and Language
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Address:
160 Campus Way
Fallon, NV 89406
Phone: 775-423-7565
Email: alandl@wnc.edu
Eligibility:

Age 17 and older in coverage area.

Services Provided:

Educational opportunities that will enable adults to reach their life, work, civic, family, educational, and personal goals. Adults have the availability to receive literacy instruction, English language learning, citizenship, HSE preparation and work place readiness.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/28/2021
7000 Dandini Boulevard
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775-673-7111
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Organization Name: Truckee Meadows Community College
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Address:
7000 Dandini Boulevard
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775-673-7111
Fax: 775-673-7278
Eligibility:

Any individual that demonstrates an ability to benefit based on federally approved assessments administered upon entry of the program.

Services Provided:

Program assists non-native English speakers to improve their reading, writing, listening and speaking. Offers up to 7 levels of English classes. Standardized exams are used to place students into the appropriate class level and to monitor progress. Classes are offered days and evenings at locations throughout the Reno and Sparks community.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/25/2021
261 First Street
Wells, NV 89835
Phone: 775-752-2345
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Address:
261 First Street
Wells, NV 89835
Phone: 775-752-2345
Fax: 775-752-3079
Eligibility:

Children ages 2 through 3.

Services Provided:

Provides a literacy based curriculum with an emphasis on social/emotional teaching. Early childhood education classroom that encourages peer socialization, independence from parents, and development of language and communication skills.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/28/2021
1400 Wedekind Road
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775-356-1007
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Organization Name: Northern Nevada Literacy Council
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Address:
1400 Wedekind Road
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775-356-1007
Eligibility:

Adults with children ages birth through 18.

Services Provided:

Offers 2 hours/week of parent/child reading and family art and science activities modeling literacy-building behaviors and techniques that parents can use with their children every day. No cost books to build home libraries and school backpacks distributed in July.

**Temporary hours due to the pandemic: Monday through Thursday 8am until 4:30pm and Friday 8am until 2pm.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/10/2021
144 Westminster Way
Henderson, NV 89015
Phone: 702-617-4763
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Organization Name: Ogden Family Foundation
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Address:
144 Westminster Way
Henderson, NV 89015
Phone: 702-617-4763
Email: programmanager@caampogden.com
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

4th and 5th grade students enrolled in Robert Taylor Elementary.

Services Provided: Provides CAAMP Ogden Club to the 4th and 5th grade students at Robert Taylor with a new book each month. Provides comprehension exercises that allow the children to improve their literacy, communication and social skills. The students participate in a weekly after school programs such as Health Awareness.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/10/2021
185 Sussex Place
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-885-1010
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Organization Name: Carson City Literacy Volunteers
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Address:
185 Sussex Place
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-885-1010
Email: cclitvols@gmail.com
Services Provided:

Provides assistance with reading and writing for adults and children. ESL classes for adults.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/14/2021
1501 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-215-4732
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Organization Name: Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
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Address:
1501 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-215-4732
Fax: 702-384-0677
Email: info@catholiccharities.com
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Provides English as a Second Language classes free to the public and to clients of the Migration and Refugee program.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/3/2021
3050 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: 702-799-1010
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Address:
3050 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: 702-799-1010
Services Provided:

Sends free activities and resources for children to your cell via text message. Messages are age specific and address early child development, language, early literacy, health and behavioral tips. BBT also sends messages about local events and resources. To sign up, simply text the word "SHINE" to 274448.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 7/28/2021
515 W. Entiat Ave.
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: 5097359405
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Address:
515 W. Entiat Ave.
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: 5097359405
Fax: 5093967730
Email: info@readingfoundation.org
Eligibility: Available to all
Services Provided:

The Children’s Reading Foundation focuses on engaging parents and caregivers in a child’s learning, beginning from birth. Our early literacy and learning programs and campaigns provide families, schools and communities the knowledge, tools and skills necessary to ensure every child has the strongest literacy and learning beginning to thrive in school and life.

These evidence-based, proven literacy and early learning campaigns and programs are at work across the United States and in Canada, and growing. They are modeled to be replicated and adapted to meet the needs of the communities served, including families in poverty and non-English-speaking families.

Tools include:

  • Read with a child
  • READY! for Kindergarten
  • READ Up
  • Help Children Succeed

Chapter Directory: Find a local reading foundation chapter or program partner.

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Last Updated: 12/23/2020