We have exciting news – Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta (LVA) and Literacy Volunteers – Waterville Area (LVW) have merged!
We have a new name:
We are now the Literacy Volunteers of Kennebec!
Our Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
LVK is hoping everyone is able to stay safe and healthy.
We are thinking about you. Our physical office is currently only open by appointment, but we are available by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
12 Spruce Street, Suite 4, Augusta, ME 04330
LVK has plans to increase learners access to technology and do more to make sure learners are connected. The Technology Access project is underway with tutor/learner pairs working with tablets and sharing work. Contact us if you are interested in tutoring virtually. LVK PROVIDES THE TABLET
The mission of Literacy Volunteers of Kennebec is to improve reading, writing and related literacy skills of adults so each individual may reach their potential, and to promote and advocate for literacy.
Our Statement of Values
In fulfilling its mission to help each individual reach their potential, LVK is committed to recognizing the value of each individual, to treating each individual with respect and compassion, to partnering with other service organizations, and to be welcoming to all who seek our services.
LVK strives to ensure a productive and inclusive environment for all members of our diverse community, which includes people of all abilities, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, nationalities, religious traditions, socioeconomic classes, and ages.
The concepts of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are important to LVK in our strategic initiatives, partnerships, advocacy, innovation, and educational programs as we work to enrich literacy in our community.
We welcome learners
of all languages.
Chance of children of parents with low literacy being at the lowest reading levels themselves.
Of adults with the lowest literacy levels live in poverty and 70% of adult welfare recipients have low literacy levels.
Billiion is how much low literacy costs the U.S. each year in non-productivity in the workforce, crime, and loss of tax revenue.
Source: Proliteracy 2017
Where We Serve
It is our privilege to serve clients all throughout Kennebec County.