Find a class near you

Houston Center for Literacy is constantly striving toward its vision of a 100% literate Houston. By supporting a coalition of organizations who provide learners with the education they need to prepare for the future. 

Literacy providers offer adults classes in the following areas:

  • GED preparation
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Family Literacy
  • Computer Literacy
  • Health Literacy
  • Financial Literacy
  • Civics/Citizenship

Looking for a Literacy Class? Dial 2-1-1

 Find the closest literacy center to you by calling the 2-1-1 Texas/United Way HELPLINE. Representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you find an ESL, adult basic education or GED prep class in your area.

To find a literacy class near you, please dial 2-1-1 or click here.

Looking for a Literacy Class?

Literacy providers throughout the Greater Houston area offer a variety of classes in adult basic education. Simply dial 2-1-1 to find a literacy provider near you or click the link below.

Find a Literacy Provider

Our Mission

In order to boost the economy of Houston, Houston Center for Literacy strengthens providers of adult education who, in turn, provide necessary skills for underemployed citizens to fulfill their potential and become economically self-sufficient.

Our Vision

We envision a city where every adult is equipped with the basic sills they need to qualify for jobs that will allow them to support their families and thirve as prosperous, independent, successful members of our society.