Our Mission

HELP’s mission is to provide programs that support the educational needs of lower literacy adults and children residing in Washington, Smyth and Russell Counties in southwest Virginia; promote and support on-time high school graduation; and educate the public about literacy issues and their role in the overall health and stability of communities.

Our Vision

Everyone in Southwest Virginia will have the literacy skills to pursue his or her life goals and to be active participants in building a productive community.

To achieve this mission and vision, we offer:

FREE One-On-One Tutoring for Adults in:
Reading & Writing
English as a Second Language
Basic Computer Literacy

Youth Literacy Programs:
Reading with the “Tail Waggin’ Tutors”
TURNING PAGES Reading program
After School Enrichment programs

Beth Hilton, Executive Director
helplit3@embarqmail.com

Highlands Educational Literacy Program, Inc.
P.O. Box 2044
Abingdon, VA 24212
13168 Meadowview Square
Meadowview, VA 24361

Thank you for visiting our home on the Internet! We hope you will find all the information you need to understand who we are, what we do, and how you can become involved. If you need any additional information call 276-944-5144.

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