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.


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.
  3. Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County will contact you when a tutor can meet with you.  There is a $50 administrative fee when you are matched with a tutor.
  4. You will meet every week with your tutor.  Together you choose the time and a public place to meet. Weekly tutoring is free!
  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!