One-to-One Tutoring


Confidential and Student-Centered

Free weekly tutoring for adults from a trained volunteer.  Get help reading, writing, and speaking in English. 

In your home, on a computer, tablet or the phone.

To get a tutor:

  1. Apply online:  click here. 
  2. Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County will call you to take a short English test (assessment).  There is a $10 fee. During COVID-19, the English test will be on the phone.
  3. Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County will contact you when a tutor is available.  There is a $50 administrative fee when you are matched with a tutor.
  4. You will meet every week with your tutor.  During COVID-19, tutoring will be on video chat or on the phone.
  5. Work with your tutor on your personal goals.  Examples of personal goals:
  • Read to your children
  • Complete a job application
  • Get a driver's license
  • Become a U.S. citizen
  • Understand job-related materials
  • Talk with children's teachers and help with homework
  • Read menus, medicine bottles, and street signs
  • ...and much more!


Our community partners offer ESL, High School Equivalency & Workforce Training.  If you would like to attend a class, please visit these websites:

Raritan Valley Community College Workforce Training Center

Jointure (High School Equivalency)

Jointure (ESL)