We empower individuals to reach their personal goals by providing opportunities to learn literacy & life skills.
Shelby Literacy Center's committed, caring staff, engaged Executive Board of Directors, supportive Advisory Committee, and dedicated team of volunteers keep our organization healthy and serving adults, their families, and the community. We always welcome new volunteers!
We are now located at Peace Tree UMC, 9315 E. Shelby Drive, Collierville, TN 38017. Our phone number and email remain the same.
Our summer office hours are limited, but please call or email for an appointment or help over the phone! We will post permanent hours in July - check back!
We strive to create an environment that is welcoming, safe, and supportive of every individual's learning goals. We provide personalized support and small-group learning. Our mission is empowering individuals and enriching communities through literacy.
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We have recently moved offices. We do not have set office hours yet, but please phone or email and we will contact you.
9315 East Shelby Drive, Collierville, Tennessee 38017, United States
We are moving to Peace Tree United Methodist Church beginning in Mid-July! Stay tuned for adjusted hours beginning this summer.
Collierville is easy to get to from DeSoto and Marshall Counties in MS as well as Shelby, Fayette, and Tipton Counties. Our new office is just off 385 at the Forest-Hill Irene exit.
We serve adults from all over the area, not just Shelby County!
"Workers who have less education than a high school diploma have the lowest median weekly earnings ($592), three times less than the highest level of education."
"A mother’s reading skill is the greatest determinant of her children’s future academic success, outweighing other factors, such as neighborhood and family income."
ProLiteracy members enjoy professional development opportunities, exclusive resources, instructional tools, and collaborative and dedicated professional communities.