Current Category > Education & Literacy Programs
American Red Cross Southwest Florida Chapter
Provides the information and skills training to enable individuals to provide quality care for residents in long-term care facilities and other health care settings.
Farm Worker Career Development Program
Manatee County Schools - Provides free of charge education, training, and career services to eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers. It also provides emergency stabilization services such as food, rent, etc., to those who choose to stay in farm work.
Florida Literacy Coalition
235 Maitland Ave.
Maitland, Florida 32751
Informative website providing resources for literacy, tutor help, social services directory, and more.
Literacy Council of Manatee
Free adult tutoring. Programs offered include Adult Basic English, English as a second language, workplace literacy, and citizenship classes.
Literacy Volunteers of South Sarasota
13800 South Tamiami Trail
North Port, Florida 34287
Serving Englewood, Laurel, Nokomis, North Port, Osprey, and Venice. Provides free one-on-one tutoring and small classes for English as a second language and basic literacy to adult learners.
Dedicated to providing counseling to people starting up new businesses or providing counseling to existing businesses.
Manatee Technical College
Programs include GED preparation and GED testing. Other classes include English as a second language, reading, writing, math, science, social studies, workplace skills, family literacy and basic computer skills, English classes, and various online classes. Serving those 18 years of age or older.
Suncoast Technical College
Provides quality technical education to meet workforce development and community needs. Career pathways include business, criminal justice, health and human services, and industrial technologies services.
Empowers the Latino community to achieve their American dream and elevate the growing Hispanic/Latino community's quality of life through education, integration, and civic engagement.
Women’s Resource Center
Offers various services and classes to the community, including employment services and coaching, computer tutoring, ask an attorney, money empowerment, divorce, estate planning, social security planning, and enrichment support groups.