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Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council

Rating: 4.86 stars   125 reviews 6,874

Address:

411 Seventh Ave., Ste. 550 Pittsburgh PA 15219 USA

Mission:

The mission of Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council is better lives through learning.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

GPLC provided services to approximately 4,300 students in 2015.

Geographic areas served:

Allegheny County

Programs:

   More than 135,000 adults in our area lack the reading, writing or math skills needed to read a utility bill, complete a job application, read a note from a child’s teacher or understand the instructions on a prescription bottle.   Through GPLC’s Adult Basic Education programs, men and women receive free instruction in reading, writing, math, GED preparation, health literacy, computers and workforce skills.  Some students work one-on-one with volunteer tutors and others are enrolled in classroom instruction.   They come to gain the skills they need to move off welfare, obtain jobs that allow them to support their families, make more informed health decisions, encourage their own children in school, and vote for the first time among many other accomplishments. 

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412-393-7600
www.gplc.org

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Reviews for Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council

Rating: 5 stars  

I had an awesome experience at GPLC! I want to thank all the staff that were kind, courteous, respectful and so much more. It was a delight to study at GPLC. Thank you!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Reach GPLC recommendation, the help they have given me is incredible, not only learn English but it also I have been supported with advice for my immigration status and tax advice for my husband, has also helped me with personal issues. Thank you very much!!!

 
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Gplc helps me a lots,they provide informations about job and education,Helps me practice english,thanks so much!

 
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Thank you for GPLC! I'm learning English at GPLC and it's helping me a lot. Thank to my teachers.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

GPLC is a good school to learn English. The people are very nice and helpful.
Thank you GPLC!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Everyone at GPLC has been nothing but amazing! There is no question unanswered. The one on one help I've received has been more than helpful. They help motivate me daily and have tremendous patients.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I was a student at GPLC and they helped me achieve my GED and now I'm a college student. Thank you GPLC

 
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The Council of GPLC is all about helping individuals to achieve their goals. They helped me to achieve my goal in getting my GED. Thank you GPLC!

 
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I want to say "thank you" to GPLC! Your organization helped me prepare for my GED and I passed! Thank you!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I had no plans for furthering my education when a friend recommended the GPLC. Through them and the Urban League I now have my GED and am well on my way to attending a course at Bidwell.

 
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