Sauk Valley Community College

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Whiteside County Family Literacy Partnership

Address:
Office: 1001 West 23rd Street, Sterling, IL 61081 Class: Wallace Educational Center, 506 West 4th Street, Sterling, IL 61081
Phone:
Office: (815) 625-1495 / Class: (815) 622-9917
Fax:
(815) 625-1625
E-mail:
loismeis@whitesideroe.org
Web Site URL:
www.whitesideroe.org
Contact:
Lois Meisenheimer, Family Literacy Coordinator
Counties
Whiteside
Purpose:
The purpose of this program is to help break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy by improving the educational opportunities of low-income families through the integration of early childhood education, adult education, parenting education, and parent/child literacy interaction activities into a unified family literacy program for ESL parents and children, ages 0-5. Families who live in Whiteside County, who are learning English, and who have a child ages birth to five years qualify for services.
Remarks:
Classes meet Monday through Thursday from 8:30 - 11:00 AM and 12:30 - 3:00 PM at Wallace Educational Center. Whiteside County Family Literacy Partnership is a collaborative project between Head Start, Sterling Public Library, Parents as Teachers First Years, Sauk Valley Community College, and the Whiteside Regional Office of Education. Other Services Provided: Adult Education/English as a Second Language Early Childhood Education Parenting Education Parent/Child Interactions Activities Library Skills Development Lending Libraries
Services Provided
Child Development/Disabilities/Rehab
Education/Libraries

If this information is out-of-date or incorrect, please email any changes to servicesdirectory@svcc.edu.