Learning continues at Literacy Pittsburgh. All classes now have an online option and some classes have resumed in-person instruction. Many tutors continue to meet with students virtually. In-person tutoring has resumed at the discretion of the tutor and student groups, and with CDC and County protocols followed.
New students are welcomed. Visit our Start Now page for more information. Students have many options to continue learning.
New volunteers are welcomed. To learn more about ways you can volunteer with Literacy Pittsburgh and to receive a volunteer application, call 412-393-7645 or visit our Volunteers page.
Staff members are in the office at least three days per week and working remotely the remaining days. Because of the variable schedules, students, guests and visitors are advised to schedule appointments with staff in advance. Please see our Contact Us page for general questions. If you need to contact a specific staff member, please visit our Staff page.
Please watch our website and social media for updates.
Literacy Pittsburgh (formerly Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council) helps create better lives through learning. Recognized as a national leader in adult and family literacy, Literacy Pittsburgh is the largest provider of adult basic education in Allegheny and Beaver Counties. Last year, Literacy Pittsburgh helped some 3.700 individuals acquire the skills needed to reach their fullest potential in life and participate productively in their communities. Literacy Pittsburgh provides free, personalized instruction in workforce readiness, high school diploma test preparation, digital literacy, English language learning, math, reading, and family literacy through one-to-one and small class instruction. Founded in 1982, it serves local adults through numerous neighborhood locations and its Downtown Pittsburgh Learning Center.