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To empower adult learners in western Cook County to competently read, write, and speak English, thus increasing quality of life in three areas: family, workplace, and community.


To provide free literacy tutoring to adult learners in western Cook County through a network of trained volunteers.




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Literally Changing Lives

Established as a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency in 1987, Literacy Volunteers of Western Cook County provides free customized tutoring to adults in suburban Cook County and the Austin neighborhood of Chicago through a network of trained volunteers. 

Browse our site to learn more about how our programs improve adult literacy in western Cook County and how you can help.

  • Meet Stan, an extraordinary LVWCC adult learner.

If you would like an ambassador from our program to visit your organization and share information about what we do and how we can work together, email us at info @ lvwcc.org. 


Conversation Cafe for ESL Learners

Practice English conversation and make new friends!

Join us on Saturday mornings, 9:30-11 am, at one of three participating libraries:

Check our calendar for this week's location.

Please note: this group requires registration and the completion of a speaking test before attending. Call us at (708) 848-8499 to schedule a free testing appointment.

LVWCC | Phone: (708) 848-8499 | Fax: (708) 848-9564 | Email: info @ lvwcc.org 

Mailing Address: PO Box 4502 Oak Park, IL 60304 | Office Location: 1010 West Lake Street, Suite 603B, Oak Park, IL 60301
© 2014 Literacy Volunteers of Western Cook County