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Literacy Mid-South - Adult Literacy Program

66 S Cooper Street 4th Floor
Playhouse on the Square Building
Memphis, TN 38104

(901) 327-6000

www.literacymidsouth.org

Description:

Provides literacy instruction such as private tutoring and small classes for ages 18 and over with low literacy levels; provides services up to pre-GED and below this level. Call for appointment for new student intake (takes about 2 hours). Staff can meet at locations like the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar) by appointment only. NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19, CURRENT INTAKE AND TUTORING WILL BE DONE REMOTELY; THE AGENCY WILL RE-ASSESS MEETING IN PERSON IN JUNE OR JULY AT THE LIBRARY AS WAS DONE PREVIOUSLY. CALL OR TEXT LEE AT 901-201-6157 OR CALL THE MAIN NUMBER TO SCHEDULE AN ASSESSMENT.

Phone Numbers

Main

(901) 327-6000

Address Listings

Physical
(Primary)
66 S Cooper Street 4th Floor
Playhouse on the Square Building
Memphis, TN 38104
Physical3030 Poplar Avenue 3rd Floor Study Room 20
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, Intake Site
Memphis, TN 38111

Contacts

Stacy Early

Primary Contact

Adult Program Manager

Knox Shelton

Executive Director

Hours:

Office Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Scheduled appointments meet at Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library on Thursdays

Intake Process:

Call for an appointment; tutors meet at libraries and other locations to work with students

Program Fees:

$10.00 initial student assessment fee; if accepted into the program, no fee for services

Eligibility:

Must be ages 18 and over with reading or writing below 6th grade level; tutors can be provided for persons who have not yet reached that reading level.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Volunteer Opportunities:

Seeking volunteers to tutor small groups or one on one once a week

Date of Official Change:

April 8, 2019

Geography Served

  • Arkansas
    • Crittenden County
    • Mississippi
      • Desoto County
        • Tunica County
        • Tennessee
          • Fayette County
            • Shelby County
              • Tipton County

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              Geography Served

              • Arkansas
                • Crittenden County
                • Mississippi
                  • Desoto County
                    • Tunica County
                    • Tennessee
                      • Fayette County
                        • Shelby County
                          • Tipton County

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