Education Services

thru: Literacy Volunteers of Ontario-Yates Inc.

Provides no cost literacy tutoring to adults by trained volunteers. 

Assists English speakers looking to improve reading, writing, math or science literacy or pursue their GED. 

Assists foreign-language speakers seeking to learn English: comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Helps those interested prepare for US Citizenship exam. 

Structures tutoring primarily in a one-to-one setting at a time and place convenient for both learner and tutor.
  • Group sessions offered as needed for math, science, conversation/pronunciation and a book group.
  • Tutors work with individuals until they have met their goals.

Eligibility: Ages 16 years and older.

Application Process: Call office.

Required Documentation: Call for information.

Fees: No fee for services.

Coverage Note: Ontario and Yates Counties.


This program is offered at multiple sites:

Literacy Volunteers of Ontario County

Map Marker 1
208 S Main Street
Canandaigua NY 14424
M-F 9:00AM-4:00PM.
Call first for an appointment. Walk ins welcome.
Disabilities Access:
Wheelchair access is available through a back entrance - call first to let office staff know you will need to use this entrance.


Literacy Volunteers of Ontario-Yates Inc. - Geneva

Map Marker 2
244 Main Street
Geneva Public Library
Geneva NY 14456
TU 10:00AM-2:00PM.
Other times by appointment.
Disabilities Access:
The library is wheelchair accessible.


Literacy Volunteers Ontario-Yates

Map Marker 3
117 E Elm Street
Penn Yan NY 14527
M-TH 9:00AM-4:00PM.
Call first for an appointment. Walk ins also welcome.
Disabilities Access:
The office is wheelchair accessible


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