Literally Changing Lives
Established as a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency in 1987, Literacy Volunteers of Western Cook County provides free literacy education to adults in suburban Cook County and the Austin neighborhood of Chicago.
Browse our site to learn more about how our programs improve adult literacy in western Cook County and how you can help.
- Meet Stan, an extraordinary LVWCC adult learner.
Adult Volunteer Literacy Program
We provide free customized tutoring to eligible adult learners in over 30 communities in western Cook County. Volunteer tutors meet with adult learners each week at a public library close to home.
For more information on becoming a volunteer tutor, click here.
For more information on becoming an adult learner in our program, click here.
Conversation Cafe for English Learners
Practice English conversation and make new friends!
Join us on Saturday mornings, 9:30-11 am, at one of three participating libraries:
Check our calendar for this week's location.
Please note: this group requires registration and the completion of a speaking test once you have attended three times.