Literacy Outreach is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. For 25 years, Literacy Outreach has had an effective and enduring impact on our community. Our services enhance worker productivity, encourages the children of our students to value education. For our donors, Literacy Outreach is a great investment in the future of our community.

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Our Services

Functional illiteracy can be felt throughout communities and it can and studies show that it can lead to multi-generational cycles of poverty, poor health, higher taxes for the communities, failure in school, and it is one of the lead obstacles to economic growth. Our services reach six communities throughout Garfield County.

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Students and Tutors

Literacy Outreach has a dedicated staff of 3 and more than 150 volunteers to who are committed to the cause of illiteracy.

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About Us

Literacy Outreach is the only nationally accredited program in Colorado that provides hope and opportunity for adults who cannot read. We have been teaching essential reading skills to functionally illiterate adults since 1985.

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Literacy Outreach is not going door-to-door soliciting donations. If you would like to donate to our organization, please donate through our website or send us ... Continue Reading →

Don’t Fall Prey to a Scam

These days it is so easy to fall prey to a scam. Those with low literacy levels are the most likely to be scammed. Recently ... Continue Reading →

The Race is On!

The annual running of the Glenwood Canyon Shuffle Race for Literacy. Run to help others read.  A half-marathon (13.1-mile) run and a 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) run/walk will take place ... Continue Reading →