Augustine Literacy Project


Our mission is to improve the reading, writing and spelling skills of low-income students who struggle with literacy by providing free, long-term one-on-one instruction from highly trained volunteer tutors.

Program Description

The Augustine Literacy Project-Charlotte works to improve the reading, spelling and writing skills of low income children who struggle with literacy.

Type of service
Tutoring Program
Year Started
Headquarter Location (City, State)
Charlotte, North Carolina
States of Operation
North Carolina
Subject Offered
Early Literacy
Grade Levels
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade
During School
Delivery Mode
Tutor-Student Ratio
Number of Sessions Per Week
Twice a week
Number of Minutes Per Session
Long Term
Organization Type
Customer Type
Cost to Student

Alison S. Houser, Executive Director,

Contact Name
Alison S. Houser, Executive Director
Contact Email

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