Diablo Valley Literacy Council

Address

4000 Clayton Road
Concord, CA 94521

(925) 685-3881

http://www.dvlc4esl.org/

Description:

Offers an English as a Second Language program for low-income adults who are unable to read, write, or speak English. Classes are taught by trained volunteers. The teaching is done in the student's home or a location such as a church or library. Volunteers participate in a training program, commit to volunteer about 1-2 hours/week, must be able to read, write, and speak English well. Literacy Council Produces a newsletter, distributes brochures and has speakers available. Holds two tutor training workshops per year, in spring and fall. Workshop provides materials, teaching strategies and ongoing support.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

October 19, 2017

Address Listings

Mailing

4000 Clayton Road
Concord, CA 94521

Physical (Primary)

4000 Clayton Road
Concord, CA 94521

Contacts

Lucy Goodell

Primary Contact

President

dvlc4esl@gmail.com

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(925) 685-3881

Accessibility:

Handicap Accessible

Description

Offers tutoring volunteer opportunities to adults who can read and write English and are interested in tutoring an individual who is learning English. Agency provides training, teaching materials and mentoring to assist those interested in tutoring others. Offers quarterly newsletter and get-together events throughout the year. Holds two tutor training workshops per year, in spring and fall. Workshop provides materials, teaching strategies and ongoing support.

Hours

Answering machine available 24 hours daily.

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

English speakers age 18+. Must commit to 1-2 hours per week.

Fees

$15 registration fee and subsequent annual dues.

Intake Procedure

Call to register and attend a 2-day training workshop.

Languages

English; call for all other languages.

Service Area

Contra Costa County

Geography Served

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    Telephone Numbers

    Number:
    925-685-3881
    Name:
    Main Number
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    Description

    Offers an English as a Second Language program for low-income adults who are unable to read, write, or speak English. Classes are taught by trained volunteers. The teaching is done in the student's home or a location such as a church or library. Literacy Council Produces a newsletter, distributes brochures and has speakers available.

    Hours

    Answering machine: 24 hours daily; Tutoring: hours vary

    Required Documents

    None

    Eligibility

    Adult speakers of other languages who are unable to speak, read or write English, or attend adult education.

    Fees

    None for students

    Intake Procedure

    Apply by phone, tutoring by appointment.

    Languages

    English only

    Service Area

    Contra Costa County

    Geography Served

      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    • California
      • Contra Costa County

      Telephone Numbers

      Number:
      925-685-3881
      Type:
      Main Number
      Name:
      Main Number
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