International Institute

Specialized instruction in English for Speakers of Other Languages is provided to more than 3,000 annually. Classes also provide literacy, general education, basic computer training, prevocational, citizenship, GED and TOEFL preparation. Classes are offered mornings, afternoons and evenings with open enrollment and exit.

3654 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63118
Phone: (314) 773-9090

Missouri Department of Adult Education and Literacy

Comprehensive listing of adult education and literacy programs for the state of Missouri.

Read from the Start (RFTS)

Read from the Start (RFTS) is a program offered through The Missouri Humanities Council, which is a family reading program geared to parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5. Not-for-profit organizations working with “at-risk” families may apply to host READ from the START. Fifteen to twenty families participate in each two-session program.

543 Hanley Industrial Court, Suite 201
St. Louis, MO 63144
Phone: (314) 781-9660

St. Louis Public Library

Resources are offered for students, tutors, teachers and parents in a wide variety of areas including Youth Services, Adult Education, English as a Second Language and Community Connection. All branches offer literacy resources and information, including children and adult first-readers, parenting books on literacy and literacy tutoring instruction books.

Phone: (314) 241-2288

St. Louis Public Schools Adult Education and Literacy Free classes

St. Louis Public Schools Adult Education and Literacy Free classes are offered in adult basic education, GED preparation, family literacy, academic upgrade, English for Speakers of Other Languages, workplace literacy and life skills instruction and The program serves seven school districts: Ferguson-Florissant, Hancock Place, Jennings, Normandy, Riverview Gardens, St. Louis City and Wellston.

Phone: (314) 367-5000

YMCA of Greater St. Louis

Various literacy programs for all ages including: Beginning Baby with Books, YREAD, AND YMCA Literacy Council.

YMVA of Greater St. Louis
1528 Locust Street
St. Louis. Missouri 63103
Phone: (314) 436-1177