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Vision Literacy


Vision Literacy

Santa Clara County Library

Provides tutoring in reading for English-speaking non-readers.


Provides small group tutoring to enable adults to improve their basic English literacy skills. Trains volunteer tutors. Provides free materials and on-going support to the tutor-learner pairs and small groups. Volunteers tutor in the Community Project, Computer Aided Literacy Project, and Health Literacy at Valley Medical Center. Meetings take place at a mutually agreed upon location. Training is provided for volunteers prior to tutoring. Literacy workshops provided on a variety of literacy topics. Additional volunteer opportunities exist for adults wishing to improve their job skills. .


Public Transit:

Varies according to location.
540 Valley Way, Building 4, Milpitas, CA 95035 37.4275923 -121.9141544 Libraries

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Restroom
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



None. Volunteers are requested to make a $20 donation to support training of volunteer tutors. Limited number of scholarships available. Cash, credit cards and checks accepted.


Adults who need literacy support


Adult with limited literacy skills, age 16 or over, reading and/or writing below 8th grade level

How to Apply:

Walk in, apply by phone or send request to

Service Wait Estimate:

1-2 weeks.

Service Areas:

  • Alum Rock
  • Campbell
  • Cupertino
  • Gilroy
  • Los Altos
  • Los Gatos
  • Milpitas
  • Morgan Hill
  • Mountain View
  • San Jose
  • Santa Clara
  • Saratoga