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Our Mission

The Literacy Council of Frederick County (LCFC) teaches adults the reading and other English language skills they need to provide for their families and to contribute to the well-being and prosperity of our community.


A community where literacy is attainable for everyone.

Core Values

We believe in:

  • Sustaining our organization through responsible financial stewardship, sound management, and community engagement.
  • Teaching a parent in order to educate a family.
  • Educating our students in a learner-centered format with compassion, confidentiality, and respect.
  • Producing a safer, healthier, economically stronger, and more vibrant community through adult literacy.
  • Sustaining, empowering, and energizing a passionate, strong, dedicated volunteer base.

Click HERE to view the Literacy Council’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement of Principle

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