The Literacy Council of
Lancaster-Lebanon PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES for lifelong
learning, and learning for life

THE PROBLEM

Lebanon and Lancaster counties face significant issues related to literacy.

CLICK ON AN ISSUE to explore how it impacts each county.

Adults who struggle with basic literacy skills, BY COUNTY

In Lebanon County 14% of all adults struggle with everyday tasks such as reading the news.
14% OF ADULTS
In Lancaster County that number jumps to 15%
15% OF ADULTS

families who speak a different language at home, by county

In Lebanon County, 10.5% of adults speak a language other than English.
10.5% OF families
In Lancaster County that number jumps to 15.6%
15.6% OF families

adults who do not have a high school diploma, by county

In Lebanon County, 15% of adults have not graduated from high school.
15% OF families
In Lancaster County that number jumps to 16%
16% OF families

amount of residents who live in poverty, by county

In Lebanon County, 10.9% of residents live below the poverty line.
10.9% OF residents
In Lancaster County, 10.5% of residents live in poverty.
10.5% OF residents

THE SOLUTION

The Literacy Council provides quality basic skills and literacy education to adult learners in Lancaster and Lebanon counties.

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LEARN PERSONALIZED instruction and tutoring

Our friendly team can assist you in creating a plan for your goals. Whether you need to learn English, work on reading writing, math or computer skills, prepare for a high school equivalency exam (GED or HiSET) or US Citizenship, we are here to help.

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VOLUNTEER SHARE your time. CHANGE lives.

Be a catalyst for positive change in someone’s life. Share your talents and help adult learners gain the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in their roles as family members, workers, and community members.