General Operating Impacts:
  • Washtenaw Literacy's main office, located in the Ypsilanti District Library, is closed until 2021. 
  • Washtenaw Literacy's computer lab, the Community Opportunity Center, is closed until 2021.
  • Washtenaw Literacy's Community Literacy Resource Center at NEW Center in Ann Arbor is closed until 2021.
  • Washtenaw Literacy continues to receive postal deliveries.
  • Washtenaw Literacy staff is equipped to work from home and will be working during this time.
  • Washtenaw Literacy staff phone numbers roll over incoming calls to our home devices, and voicemail messages left at those direct numbers are forwarded. 734-337-3338


As of March 13, 2020, Washtenaw Literacy has implemented Stage 3 of our COVID-19 Response protocol.  The protocol can be viewed at this link.  

This webpage is posted for a central repository for specific tutoring, event and workshop information and will be updated as often as needed to stay current.  

Relaunching of programs will be reevaluated by the end of summer in collaboration with an epidemiology team at University of Michgan.  All updates will be posted on this website. 

These in-person programs and events are suspended through the dates listed: 

·         All in-person Open Tutoring (groups) listed on this flyer is suspended until 2021. 

·         All in-person Personal Tutoring (one to one or clusters) is suspended until 2021.  Tutors and learners placed before March 13, 2020, are encouraged to continue to meet virtually.


·         All in-person LIFT (Learning Is a Family Thing) Tutoring is suspended until 2021.  Tutors and learners are encouraged to continue to meet virtually.

·         Washtenaw County Jail Tutoring is suspended through 2020.

·         Prep100, in cooperation with Washtenaw Community College, is suspended through 2020.  

·         All in-person Learning Labs are suspended until 2021, including Basic Math Skills, Citizenship Preparation, ESL for Women Only at Masjid Ibrahim Mosque, and the health literacy COVID-19 Learning Labs.  Virtual Learning Labs will be offered each semester as available.

·         The Community Opportunity Center (computer lab) is closed until 2021.


·         The Community Learner Resource Center (tutor lending library) at NEW Center is closed until 2021.

·         All in-person tutor training and tutor workshops are suspended until 2021.  Virtual tutor workshops will be offered each semester as available, with the Wash-Wipe-Cover and Virtual Tutor Training workshops as a priority.

·         All in-person ABCs of Washtenaw Literacy informational sessions are suspended until 2021.  Virtual information sessions will be offered on a regular basis.  Those who are interested in attending a virtual ABCs informational session can register at this link.

·         All meetings – board, committee, mentor, tutors, etc. – must be conducted virtually.

·         The September 30 Tutor Social will be a virtual event.  Updates will be posted here.

·         The October 10 Annual Gala will be a virtual event.

·         The November 7 & 14 Fall Forum will be a virtual event.  Updates will be posted here.


UPDATED August 28, 2020