PROGRAMS AND SERVICES • EDUCATION & LEADERSHIP
YMCA LITERACY PROGRAM
The YMCA’s literacy program helps struggling young readers
in our community develop the literacy skills they need to succeed in life.
Since 2009, our literacy program and its team of volunteer tutors have:
- Provided free tutoring assistance to hundreds of children in the Nashville area.
- Increased reading and word comprehension skills by 1.5 to 2 grades per year among youth participants ages 6-18.
- Increased reading test results for preschool participants by an average of 63%.
HAVE TROUBLE READING?
Literacy tutoring is offered at the following locations:
Margaret Maddox Family YMCA
(East Nashville) »
Northwest Family YMCA
(North Nashville) »
Harding Place Family YMCA
(South Nashville) »
Y-Literacy is able to make a difference in our community thanks to its caring group of volunteer reading tutors.
Youth Development Offerings