Would you like to read better? You are not alone.


Do you n​eed to read better to

  • Get a better job
  • Enroll in training
  • Pass HiSET tests
  • Do better in ELL​ classes
  • Enroll in DMACC credit classes
  • Read to your children
  • Speak and understand English better
  • Understand your health information
  • Feel better about yourself

Get help at the Adult Literacy Cen​ter with

  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Spelling
  • Writing

It is not ne​cessary to be a DMACC Student to use the Adult Literacy Center.

You must be able to:

  • Understand and speak everyday English, and

  • Meet with a tutor once a week for 1 or 1½ hours and/or spend 2 hours a week in web-based instruction.


The Adult Literacy Center (ALC) at DMACC is funded solely through grants and donations, with additional support from DMACC. Donations from individuals help the Center purchase more learning materials and books for students, and are greatly appreciated. If you would like to make a donation to help support the Center’s work, you can do so online using the DMACC Foundation’s “Make A Gift” donation form​. When completing the form to submit your donation, be sure to type “Adult Literacy Center at DMACC” in the donation designation comment box.​​