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Starting as a Student

Let Us Help You Reach Your Literacy Goals!


To become a new student with Literacy for Life, please follow these steps:

  1. Make an appointment with staff.
    Call (757) 221-3325  or email at

  2. Take an assessment (test of what you know and what you need)

  3. Attend regularly, for meeting with your tutor and/or going to classes.

Qualifications To Be a Student


To start with Literacy for Life, you must meet the following conditions:

  1. Live or work on the Peninsula.

  2. Attend at least 1½ hours every week

  3. Attend at least 60 hours of instruction in a year
    (online classes, computer programs and/or one-on-one tutoring)

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