Education Services

provided by Literacy Volunteers of Ontario-Yates Inc.

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Literacy Volunteers of Ontario County

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.

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Literacy Volunteers of Ontario-Yates Inc. - Geneva

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.

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Literacy Volunteers Ontario-Yates

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


* 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.


Literacy Volunteers of Ontario-Yates Inc.Trained volunteer tutors work one-on-one with adults to improve their literacy, including basic literacy skills such as reading, writing and math, and teaching English as a second language. Tutors can help individuals prepare for the GED exam and also assist immigrant learners in preparing for the US Citizenship exam.