Perry County Literacy Council
Perry County Literacy Council
- Offers adult assessment and instruction through teachers, one to one tutors and computer instruction
- Provides Distance Learning through GED
- Offers National Retail Federation (NRF) and Teknimedia (Microsoft Office suite of products) classes once each month for two weeks
- Provides basic literacy, GED and ESL instruction at Perry County Prison
- Free Tax Prep Assistance through VITA Program
- Offers Social Work and support services
- Offers free on-site childcare for clients while they attend classes or social work appointments
133 South Fifth Street
Newport , PA 17074
Eligibility: Adult Learners over 18 and Ex-Offenders
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; Evening and Saturdays by appointment
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 567-7323 Main
  • (866) 781-7323 Hotline
  • (717) 567-7997 Fax
Email Address: literacy@pa.net
Intake Procedure: Call for information
Fee Amounts: No fee for instruction. Partial scholarships available for GED and full scholarships for NRF and Teknimedia.
Facility/ADA access: N/A
Languages Spoken: English
Service Contact: 717-567-7323
Insurance Accepted: N/A
Services:
  • Drop In Child Care
  • English as a Second Language
  • GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction
  • GED/High School Equivalency Test Sites
  • Literacy Programs
  • Remedial Education
  • VITA Programs
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Perry County Literacy Council
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