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1. Contact us

You can contact the Literacy Council by email at or by phone at 301-600-2066. Or come to the Literacy Council office at 110 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701.

  • Ask a translator to join you on your phone call or visit if you wish.
  • Be ready to give us your name, phone number, email address (if you have one), and address.
  • Make an appointment to meet with our staff.

2. Meet with our staff

At your appointment:

    • You will complete registration forms. You may bring a translator if you wish.
    • You will be asked to pay a one-time registration fee of $20.
    • Staff will check your skill levels.
    • You will discuss where you should begin and if a class or tutoring is better for you.
    • If needed, you will make a second appointment to complete the assessment of your skill levels.

3. Begin learning

If one of our programs is right for you, you will get a tutor or start a class as soon as we have an opening.

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