It contains information necessary for all aspects of the voting process how to register, where to vote, how to vote, necessary documents, etc. The County of Berks supports the efforts of these community based libraries through its Library System department and through direct appropriation. As a department of County government, we provide administrative and centralized support services, coordinated outreach services to unserved populations, networked technology and act in liaison with other state and county agencies. Let the kiddos run free with their imagination in our Nature Play Zone. Contact one of the park offices for more information. Remember that during elections, there are bilingual interpreters as well as other election staff to help you with all aspects of the voting process! Our main facility in West Lawn houses our computer lab where students and tutors can learn together or independently. .
Berks County is full of rich history and natural resources. Our volunteers are trained to meet one-on-one with a student in order to work on specific needs. Begin with the resources listed below to access information concerning health, disabilities, immigration and citizenship, transportation, and other social services. Take a stroll through the wetland trails. We also hold conversation classes for our English-as-a-second-language learners. Included are various books for children, young adults, and families. Description Our goal at the Literacy Council is to help people reach their goals as parents, workers and members of the community.
Established in 1986 as a federated library system, Berks County Public Libraries includes 19 libraries with 24 locations, each independently governed and operated by a local Board of Directors. The mission of the Berks County Area Agency on Aging is to provide services, based on need, to all older Berks County residents and those with disabilities; empowering self-determination; advocating for their rights; and promoting the highest possible level of independence. We offer : free services addressing the most important issues facing our senior population, informational seminars and classes, day or night, covering topics including health care, estate planning, and more. Stop out and see what The Nature Place can offer you! We do this by providing free services to hundreds of clients each year. Home to Berks Nature's headquarters, Eco-Camp, and a new Nature Preschool, the Nature Place sits among nearly 100-acres in Reading's Angelica Park. Visit the parks for recreational enjoyment or stay up-to-date on many of the fun, educational programs made available throughout the year. Their vision is to eradicate illiteracy in Berks County by teaching people the vital reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language skills needed to improve their quality of life and enable more productive employment and community citizenship.
Contact the office for available classes. We address important issues, educate caregivers, and act as advocates for those who need it most. Information and Referral 601 E Street N. Provides access to information and websites that provide reliable, up-to-date, unbiased healthcare information. We connect families with caregivers and caring companies to help you be there for the ones you love.
Our specially trained volunteers will help you make sense of the myriad of government benefit programs. All titles are part of the county-wide catalog and can be checked out at any of our 23 locations or online. Mission Statement The Literacy Council of Reading-Berks is a volunteer, non-profit organization that teaches reading, writing, oral and auditory English skills, and their applications in daily living, to the English and non-English speaking adult population of Berks County, through one-on-one tutoring and conversation classes. Pavilions and building rentals available. However, each individual is solely responsible for selecting an appropriate care provider or care seeker for themselves or their families and for complying with all applicable laws in connection with any employment relationship they establish. This link takes you to the Services Directory for The Disabled.
Data Provided By United Way of Berks County General Information Description of Agency The Literacy Council helps people better communicate, collaborate and contribute to their workplace and community. Your local library can assist with any additional questions or concerns you may have. Old Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 119 N. The information contained in member profiles, job posts and applications are supplied by care providers and care seekers themselves and is not information generated or verified by Care. Stop by some of the scenic locations throughout the county, visit historical sites, or partake in various programs in the region. A collection of art, documents, court records and books which focuses on local African American history in the Reading and Berks County area. Please contact the libraries for details and arrangements.
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