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Free tutoring for adults

Reading | Math | ESL

Siena Literacy Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to improve the lives of families in northwest metropolitan Detroit by providing reading, math, English language, and digital literacy programming for adult learners. 


We believe that education helps create equity, empowering individuals to reach their potential as parents, wage earners, and community members. 

Since 1995, more than 600 tutors have assisted 2,000 adult learners meet the challenges of their everyday lives. Learners come to Siena with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and goals:

  • To prepare for a GED class

  • To speak English more fluently

  • To improve job skills and employability

  • To practice filling out forms and applications

  • To take the U.S. citizenship test

  • To prepare for other entry-level exams

  • To improve computer skills and digital literacy

  • To become more involved in their communities

  • To help their children with their homework

Siena Literacy Center is proud to be part of Dominican Rea Literacy Corporation and is an accredited affiliate of ProLiteracy.

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Siena Literacy Center offers adult education programming in reading, math, English as a Second Language, and digital literacy. Learners meet one-to-one with a tutor once a week in person or remotely and have access to our specialized computer software to meet their personal learning goals. 

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Since 1995, Siena Literacy Center has helped more than 2,000 learners meet the challenges of their daily lives. Your donation directly supports these learners. Siena is a 501(c)3 non-profit relying on generous donations from individuals and corporate sponsors to make a difference.

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As a tutor, you'll be paired with an adult learner in the subject of your interest at a time that is convenient to you. Siena Literacy Center provides in depth training as well as continuing education opportunities. 

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