read, write, THRIVE!

Our tutoring programs focus on basic reading and writing skills, job skill building, empowering parents to help their children, and immigrants prepare for citizenship.



Helping immigrants become active members of our community by becoming U.S. citizens. Tutors help prepare students for the exam which consists of both an oral and written component.



Your knowledge of basic literacy, our training, and a devotion to 2-3 hours weekly for 9-12 months are all that are required to get started as a tutor.

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Our Mission

Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe is dedicated to providing free, quality tutoring to adults in reading, writing, and speaking English to strengthen our community, families, and workforce. Our student-centered tutoring programs focus on improving basic reading and writing skills, building job skills, empowering parents to help their children succeed in school, and helping immigrants prepare for citizenship.


Gratitude, Art, and Mindfulness

Gratitude, Art, and Mindfulness

Recognition and Thank You This year Literacy Volunteers celebrates 35 years of success. We thank you! Because of your amazing work and generosity, LVSF served over 400 students this past year. And what a year this has been! Despite the ongoing health pandemic, social...

Covid Relief Funds are Available

Covid Relief Funds are Available

There are several resources for COVID-19 relief for Santa Fe residents who: • Were not eligible to receive a stimulus check, • Were not eligible for unemployment payments, OR • Who are having difficulty meeting housing, food, transportation, healthcare, and other...

Remembering Herb Beenhouwer

Remembering Herb Beenhouwer

We want to pay tribute to our dear friend and long time volunteer tutor, Herb Beenhouwer.  Herb died peacefully at his home on October 28th.  Herb began volunteering with Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe in 2014.  Herb tutored in the English as a second language...