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Adults who want to improve their English speaking, reading, and writing skills or wish to study to obtain their United States Citizenship. Students can receive one-to-one tutoring at no cost to them.  Students must complete an intake interview and evaluation testing before being matched with a trained tutor.  Contact our office to make an appointment by calling 810-664-2737 or emailing

The Family Literacy Center is thrilled to announce the conversation groups for English as a Second Language (ESL) adult learners.  FLC is currently offering two classes that are open to adults who want to improve their English communication skills and meet others in our community whose first language is not English.  Classes are held on Tuesdays at 9:30 am and 5 pm at the Family Literacy Center offices located at 311 Higgins Street, Lapeer. 


There is no cost for the class, but registration is required.  Additional one-to-one tutoring is also available.  Contact the Center at or 810664-2737 to register or for more information.

NEW ESL Conversation Classes at the Family Literacy Center
weekly sessions every Tuesday

9:30 am to 10:30 am


  • How much will this cost me? There is no cost for our tutoring services, thanks to our generous donors and volunteers. We are supported through individual donations, community partnerships, and grants.  Students who follow our literacy program will get access to free resources and materials.  Additionally, students will be supported throughout our program through one-to-one tutoring.  At the Family Literacy Center, we want to help you get to your reading goals with as little cost to you as possible. 

  • How long will this take? The first appointment is set for the intake assessment and is about two hours. Once the assessment is completed, students will be paired with a tutor. Tutoring sessions can arranged to fit most schedules. We recommend at least meeting with one of our trained tutors once a week for 1-2 hours. Completion of a student's goals depends on the person. You are a unique individual and 


  • How can I get started? We would love to help you. You can contact our office for more information or to make an appointment; Call 810-664-2737 or email  The Family Literacy Center serves the Lapeer area. We also have At your first appointment, we will walk you through our program, take some information down, and have you do a reading and math assessment. This is a useful tool to let us know where your skills are at so we can help you get to your reading and/or math skill goals.

  • What should I bring to my first appointment? You'll need a valid photo ID and know your social security number. A driver's license or state ID is best. If you don't have one right away, that's okay. We can help you with the process of getting one. Also having a growth mindset and being ready to learn helps a lot! 

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