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Learn about Free Literacy Tutoring at Griffin Hospital

By Alex Stackpole on 12/29/2016

The Community Health Resource Center at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby, will host a free educational talk about free resources to improve literacy skills on Thurs., Jan 19 at 2 p.m.

Kathi Hunt, Program Manager for the Valley Program of Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven, will present “Literacy & Health,” an overview of free tutoring available for residents of Shelton, Derby, Ansonia and Seymour who would like to improve their reading, writing and speaking English skills. Valley Program of Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven offers Basic Literacy (BL) and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. In addition, the presentation will provide information about how low literacy can impact one’s health and wellness.

There will also be information on how people can volunteer to be tutors for the Valley Program of Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven.

To register or for more information, call Kerry or Deborah at 203-732-7399.

The Community Health Resource Center at Griffin Hospital is a traditional library that provides an array of medical and health information, including a large collection of easy to read health and lifestyle related materials. The Center is open to the public to educate themselves on ways to enhance their well-being, prevent illness and play an active role in decisions about their health.

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