SUCCESS STORIES

Carol Winowiecki

East Jordan

After losing her job at Tower Automotive, Carol Winowiecki went to the East  Jordan Adult Education Learning Lab where she put in hours of hard work to   improve her math skills. She went on to enroll in the Culinary Arts program at Northwestern Michigan College and received a Persistent Student Scholarship.  She also received the Northwest Michigan Council of Government's 2011 Adult Education Award.

 

The Adult Literacy Council of Cadillac

offers confidential and free tutoring for adults. Adults are matched with tutors in their community and meet in nearby locations. Tutors are available in the following counties: Wexford, Missaukee, Osceola and Lake.

Contact Information:

                            Barb Derby                                

                                   Wexford Friends of the Library                                    

411 S. Lake St.

Cadillac, MI 49601

231-775-6541

mderby@charter.net

http://www.cadillaclibrary.org/friends-of-the-library

 

         

The Grand Traverse Area Literacy Council (GTLAC) 

a non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to improving literacy throughout the Grand Traverse region.  Since 1970, GTLAC has been training volunteer tutors and connecting them with aspiring learners in a variety of literacy programs.  GTLAC offers tutoring services for adults, free of charge.

Contact Information:

                                 Grand Traverse Area Literacy Council                              

                                                                 PO Box4119                                                                 

                                   Traverse City, MI 49685-4119                                     

Richard Thompson - President

Kathleen Packer -   Office Manager

231-922-4574

gtalc22@gmail.com

http://www.gtalc.org/

 

MRS (Michigan Rehabilitation Services)

works with eligible customers and employers to achieve quality employment outcomes and independence for individuals with disabilities. They work in partnership with individuals with disabilities to prepare for and obtain competitive employment, including exploring the possibilities of self-employment or owning a small business. Employment services to individuals with disabilities are provided in all 83 Michigan counties.

On the website listed below, you will find complete information about their services, how to apply, and where their offices are located.

Contact Information:

http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-25392-272058--,00.html