2855 Annandale Road
Falls Church, Virginia 22042
Community Outreach Projects
Volunteers may participate in community outreach projects such as tutoring in jails, homeless shelters, senior centers, and in the workplace.
Through the generosity of individual donors and Modern Publishing in New York, the Literacy Council is able to provide a free copy of the New Concise Webster's Dictionary to each of its students.
Learning Disabilities Project
Our reading specialist screens students for learning disabilities, and then works with their tutors to develop a curriculum suited to each student's individual learning style.
Vision Screening Project
A partnership with area optometrists and optical stores allowing the Literacy Council to refer income qualified students for visual screening and optometry services.
The Literacy Council provides an introduction to word processing and basic keyboarding to its students.
The Literacy Council hosts a number of special recognition events throughout the year for its volunteers and students. These include the annual meeting, holiday party, student picnic, student publication party, office volunteer luncheon, and trainer/placement advisor picnic.
Student Essay Publication
Each year the Literacy Council publishes a book of essays written by Council students. The most recent addition, Cherish What You Have, Cherish Who You Are, contains writings from 50 students who share their thoughts and personal experiences through stories, poems and personal histories. This publication is made possible by a grant from the Southland Corporationís Read to Achieve Program.