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Reach Your Goals

Are you or someone you know thinking about becoming a learner?  With about 250 learners served each year, Peninsula READS is excited about helping you reach your literacy goals. 

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Ways We Can Help You

Here are just some of the goals we can
help you reach

  • Becoming a U.S. citizen

  • Improving your English

  • Getting your GED

  • Joining the military

  • Going to college

  • Skills for a new job

  • Skills to get a promotion at work

  • Everyday survival in a world of words

  • Reading doctors' orders and pill bottles

  • Doing your taxes

  • Getting insurance claims paid

  • Reading to your child

  • Helping your child with homework

  • Reading the news


How to Become a Learner At READS

  1. Call Peninsula READS staff to get started at 757-283-5776

  2. Arrive for your first assessment and bring the assessment fee

  3. Answer questions about why you want to improve your literacy skills (so think about your answers before coming)

  4. Get matched with a tutor and begin work, or spend time working with a computer lab assistant on the educational programs while waiting to be matched with a tutor.

Learner Qualifications

To be enrolled as a learner, you must meet these requirements:

  1. You must be at least 18 years of age to qualify for services

  2. You must pay any assessment fees as explained during your initial call

  3. In order to achieve your stated goals, you will be expected to commit to meeting with your tutor on a regular basis

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