Our MISSION is to provide OPPORTUNITIES for SUCCESS through lifelong learning,
and learning for life.

We stand in solidarity

We stand in solidarity with any and all organizations that denounce and condemn any acts of racism, injustice, hatred and violence that continue to be experienced by Black Americans, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders, and the Jewish community in our local communities and throughout the nation.

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Lifelong Learning at the Literacy & Learning Success Centers!

As we fine-tuned our strategic priorities identified last year, we focused on the theme of Pathways to Success, illustrating the connection between adult basic literacy education and workforce development. Our report highlights our programs and our people; our grant and community partners, donors, volunteers, staff, board--and most importantly, our students. Our mission, vision, and values are the core of our organization as we continue to provide opportunities for success through lifelong learning and learning for life. Click below and enjoy the read!

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Lebanon and Lancaster counties face significant issues related to literacy.

CLICK ON AN ISSUE to explore how it impacts each county.

Adults who struggle with basic literacy skills, BY COUNTY

In Lebanon County 21% of all adults struggle with everyday tasks such as reading the news.
21% of adults
In Lancaster County that number is 22%
22% of adults

families who speak a different language at home, by county

In Lebanon County, 10.5% of adults speak a language other than English.
10.5% of families
In Lancaster County that number jumps to 15.6%
15.6% of families

adults who do not have a high school diploma, by county

In Lebanon County, 15% of adults have not graduated from high school.
15% of families
In Lancaster County that number jumps to 16%
16% of families

amount of residents who live in poverty, by county

In Lebanon County, 10.9% of residents live below the poverty line.
10.9% of residents
In Lancaster County, 10.5% of residents live in poverty.
10.5% of residents


Literacy & Learning Success Centers provide quality basic skills and literacy education to adult learners in Lancaster and Lebanon counties.


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LEARN PERSONALIZED instruction and tutoring

Our friendly team can assist you in creating a plan for your goals. Whether you need to learn English, work on reading writing, math or computer skills, prepare for a high school equivalency exam (GED or HiSET) or US Citizenship, we are here to help.

man teaching students in a classroom

VOLUNTEER SHARE your time. CHANGE lives.

Be a catalyst for positive change in someone’s life. Share your talents and help adult learners gain the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in their roles as family members, workers, and community members.

For more information on volunteers, contact Jane Myers, Volunteer Services Coordinator at 717-295-5523 or jane@literacysuccess.org

To learn more about the positive impact of adult literacy, visit https://coabe.org/the-return-on-investment-into-adult-education-is-undeniable/