Family Literacy Programs

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    Taxonomy Code: HH-4500.2000

    Programs offered by libraries, local literacy councils and other organizations that provide reading, writing and mathematics instruction which targets both parents and children. Included are Even Start programs, federally-funded intergenerational literacy programs for low-income families with children age eight or younger which integrate early childhood education, adult basic education/literacy programs, ESL, GED, and parenting education with the objective of breaking the cycle of poverty and illiteracy and providing both adults and children with essential life skills. The programs build on existing resources; focus on family/parent literacy, parenting skills and child development; and combine the efforts of a variety of local organizations including Head Start programs, libraries, literacy councils, local educational agencies, institutions of higher education and other public and nonprofit entities. Support services may include transportation, child care, nutrition assistance, meals, health care and referrals for employment services, mental health services, substance abuse and other identified needs.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adult Education - Learning SourceOffers adult education services including: - high school equivalency preparation classes - English as a Second Language classes - Advanced English for college and career classes - College and work transition programs - Family literacy programsJefferson CountyLearning SourceLearning Source
    Family Literacy - Metropolitan State University of DenverThe Adult Education Families Learning Together (FLT) program offers ESL, parenting, and computer instruction in conjunction with a preschool program, so that adults and children are learning at the same time. This program is offered multiple days per week at multiple schools.Denver CountyNavajo St - Metropolitan State University of DenverMetropolitan State University of Denver
    Family Support Programs - Assistance League of PuebloProvides a variety of support services for children and their families, including: - Summer camp funds for boys and girls ages 7-17 who are financially unable to attend YMCA camps - Information for at-risk pregnant women and new mothers about the importance of literacy, with an emphasis on reading to the child - New school clothing for elementary school children in need - Stuffed bears for traumatized children - Scholarships to students from low-income families so they can continue their educationPueblo CountyThe Bargain BoxAssistance League of Pueblo
    Literacy Project of Eagle CountyThe Literacy Project provides free literacy education to Eagle County adults and youth. Services include: - Basic Adult Literacy - Study Friends for middle school students - Weekly Math Tutorials at Avon and Gypsum libraries for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students - English for Speakers of Other Languages - Reading Buddies for teens to pair with elementary age children for an hour of reading time once each week.Eagle CountyLiteracy Project of Eagle CountyLiteracy Project of Eagle County
    Youth Services - Kids at Their BestProvides enrichment opportunities and supportive services to youth. Morgan CountyKids At Their BestKids At Their Best

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