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
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.