Get The Help You're Looking For

Learn about Literacy

Learn about Literacy

Did you know that 10% of our neighbors cannot read at a basic skills level and 8% do not speak English at home?

Click here to learn more
Sign up for Newsletter

Sign up for Newsletter

E-newsletters are published monthly and are a great way to stay abreast of Literacy Council happenings.

Click here to sign up today!
Volunteer Forms/Resources

Volunteer Forms/Resources

Current volunteers can download attendance logs, test prep materials, and tutoring support resources.

Click Here
  • Volunteer at the Literacy Council

    Sign Up To Volunteer
    Literacy tutoring is one of the most rewarding volunteer experiences you can have. When you help someone learn to read or to speak English, you enable that individual to take advantage of a new world of opportunities – at home, at work, and in the community.

    Let's Go

  • Donate To Literacy Council

    The Literacy Council of Buncombe County’s mission is to increase comprehensive literacy and English language skills through specialized instruction by trained tutors and access to literacy resources.

    Let's Go

  • Stay In Touch

    Sign up for our monthly newsletter for timely information about upcoming events and to read about our success stories!

    Let's Go

An enthusiastic learner who’s made impressive progress.

When Lupe came to the Literacy Council in the fall of 2013, he was already reading and speaking English at a high-intermediate level but did not know how to write in English. He’d been in the US for several years – since he was 16 years old – but had never attended school here.

Read More Success Stories

Fresh from our blog

Mountain Xpress: Attitude of gratitude

Mountain Xpress: Attitude of gratitude

Literacy Council students were featured in a Nov. 22, 2017 Mountain Xpress article about how immigrants...

Read more

National Philanthropy Day 2017

National Philanthropy Day 2017

Charles Frederick of TD Bank speaking at the 2017 Authors for Literacy Dinner & Silent Auction. The...

Read more

Recap: 10th Annual Authors for Literacy Dinner & Silent Auction

Recap: 10th Annual Authors for Literacy Dinner...

Ann Patchett keynotes the 10th Annual Authors for Literacy Dinner & Silent Auction, Oct. 13 2017Our...

Read more