Scotland County Literacy Council

Literacy is the key to success!

We Need Volunteer Tutors!!! PLEASE!!!

The Literacy Council currently has

students that are waiting for help

(literacy tutor).

If you are 18 years or older and could give us at least two hours a week of your time to be of assistance to those who desire your help - please call SCLC at 910/276-7007.

Please and Thank You!!!

Adventures in Reading


The Literacy Council is partnering with the Summer Feed Program (Restoring Hope).  Free meals will be served for persons 18 years and younger from 1:00-2:00pm (check dates).  From 2:00-3:30 volunteers/staff will work with children to help keep their reading skills sharp through the summer.  Space is limited so please call 910/276-7007.


THE EARLY YEARS

Scotland County Literacy Council (SCLC) is a non-profit volunteer organization that was founded in 1976.  The Council was incorporated in 1987.

 

THROUGH THE YEARS

The Council continued to provide training for volunteers and maintained a quality "one-on-one" tutoring program for adults and out-of-school teenagers.  In 1992, the Council relocated to a larger space, located at 213 W. Cronly Street, after receiving funding from Abbott Laboratories to enable the Council to do so.

 

In 1996, the Council's Board of Directors and Staff acquired the property of former US Senator Terry Sanford's parents, Betsy and Cecil, located at 213 McLaurin Avenue in Laurinburg.  After three years of continuous fundraising and a USDA loan, sufficient funds were acquired to renovate the property as the Council's permanent home.

 

Today, the Council continues to train volunteers for our tutoring program.  We currently serve adult basic eduation, children's literacy assistance programs, GED prep, and English as a Second Language (ESL).  We look forward to implementing new programs and forming affiliations that will allow us to serve and make better our great county!