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Words Alive Teen Intervention

Listing Last Update: April 12, 2018


5111 Santa Fe Street
Suite 219
San Diego, CA 92109

Primary Contact

Jessica Fryman

(858) 274-9673

Educational services

  • To read and write better

Instruction Type

  • Classroom

Program Overview

Words Alive provides essential literacy services to San Diego County's teen population aged junior to senior in high school and early college through our flagship Adolescent Book Group program and the Westreich Scholarship. Partnering with the San Diego County Office of Education, the Juvenile Court & Community Schools and several local colleges and universities, Words Alive creates opportunities for these teens to realize academic and social success.

Mission Statement

The Words Alive mission is to open opportunities for life success by inspiring a commitment to read.

Words Alive was established in 1999 by Leslye Lyons, a social worker and voracious reader. The organization was founded on the belief that if you value reading and understand its fundamental connection to all aspects of your life, then you will be better equipped to thrive as a lifelong learner and productive member of your community.

Hours of operation: 8:30am-4:00pm

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