Changing lives one word at a time

Welcome!  Our Mission Statement:  Believing that literacy is the foundation for a sustainable community, Washtenaw Literacy provides literacy support, free of charge, to adults through a network of trained tutors. It is our vision to eliminate illiteracy in Washtenaw County.  For over 40 years we have been empowering adults through improved literacy. Since our founding in 1971, we have served over 20,000 learners and trained and fully supported over 10,000 volunteer tutors.  Learn more.

  • Free TUTORING for ADULTS of ALL AGES!  Free, flexible tutoring in basic reading, writing, math and English as a Second Language (ESL): Learn more.
  • Group Coordinators:  Please be sure to use this new reporting document when submitting attendance information - effective July 1st, 2015.  For any attendance data prior to July 1st, please report ASAP (by July 31st) using the old reporting document.  
  • Register today for one of our ongoing Professional Development workshops.  Click here for more information and to register.  
  • Attend a FREE Basic Literacy Group today.  Click here to see the current group time and location.

Meet Some of Washtenaw Literacy’s Learners 

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