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Literacy New York

Listing Last Update: August 30, 2021


303 Cayuga Rd
Suite 180
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Primary Contact

Kathy Houghton

(716) 651-0465

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Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To find a family literacy program
  • To help my child learn
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills
  • To become a U.S. citizen
  • To improve my workforce skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer
  • Family literacy program

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Program Overview

Literacy New York (LNY) supports a statewide network of local community-based adult literacy programs providing adult basic education and English as a second language (ESL) tutoring, small group instruction, and classroom instruction. To find a program near you, check the Nat. Literacy Directory or go to and click on "Locations" at the top of the page. Look for a program near you! If you need any help or have questions, call us at 716-651-0465.

Mission Statement

Literacy New York was founded on a vision and mission to serve adults and families most in need of literacy services.

Specifically, the Literacy New York mission is to increase the effectiveness of adult literacy practitioners and the capacity of programs so that adults, families, and communities reach their full potential.

Literacy New York's role is to:
Build the organizational capacity of adult literacy organizations by sharing expertise about funding and data management;
Offer state-of-the-art training for teachers, administrators, and volunteer tutors;
Advocate for adult literacy programs, particularly those that serve students with the most limited literacy skills and English language proficiency.

Hours of operation: 8:30 to 4:30

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