Our Mission

To help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills through classroom instruction and one to one tutoring so they can better fulfill their goals and roles as citizens, workers, and family members.

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Become a Student

Our services are FREE to adults 18 and older. For more information and to register for classes, please call 804-288-9930.  



Financial contributions make it possible for The READ Center to offer literacy programs to students free of charge. Your gift will make a difference in the life of someone who struggles to read to a child, to read the newspaper,

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Volunteer Opportunities

You can make a significant impact by helping adults in our community learn to read.   There are many opportunities to volunteer with The READ Center in locations throughout the Greater Richmond Metro Area, Chesterfield, and Petersburg. Ways to Participate Volunteer