Our no-cost programs are designed to assist adults, ages 18+, improve their basic reading and English skills.  Interested individuals should contact our offices to discuss program and eligibility requirements.

Erie County residents, please call 716-876-8991.

Niagara County residents, please call 716-433-7014.

Adult Literacy One-on-One Tutoring

This program is for adults, ages 18+, seeking to improve their basic reading and English skills. Individuals working to develop spoken English skills would be part of the English Language Learner program, while those working to develop their reading skills would be part of the Basic Literacy program.

Volunteer tutors are matched to students based on available days/times/locations and meet one-on-one for 2 hours per week in a public location.  Tutors assist their students in developing overall reading and English skills.  Students are typically reading below a 6th grade level.

Tutors are not provided specifically to assist with specific tasks such as filling out paperwork, writing, pronunciation and accent reduction.

Drop In Centers

These centers are designed to provide additional reading and English tutoring for individuals who are enrolled in our program or for individuals interested in becoming students.

First Presbyterian Church

1 Symphony Circle

Buffalo, NY 14201

Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6:00pm

Lackawanna Library

560 Ridge Road

Lackawanna, NY 14218

Thursdays, 4:00pm-7:00pm

Buffalo & Erie County Central Library

1 Lafayette Square

Buffalo, NY 14203

Fridays, 1:00pm-3:oopm

Audubon Library

350 John James Audubon Parkway

Amherst, NY 14228

Fridays, 10:00am-12:00pm




For more information, please contact our Buffalo office at 716-876-8991.