Free reading help available for K-12 children in Carson City area | NevadaAppeal.com

Free reading help available for K-12 children in Carson City area

Literacy Volunteers for Children has tutors available to help students in all grades improve their reading skills.

Students in the Carson City area can meet twice a week for one hour with their tutor over summer break from school.

Tutors use Barton’s reading and spelling program, which is geared for all ages.

Literacy Volunteers for Children is a nonprofit with no paid staff. It asks for a $25 registration/materials fee, but scholarships are available for those who are unable to pay.

For information or to register, call Jan Whitemore at 775-885-1010. Training about the Barton program also is offered for anyone interesting in becoming a tutor.