Literacy resources for kids in kindergarten through high school. Visit the links below to find the resources that match your needs.
Parents & Families
Resources for parents, new mothers, and caregivers.
A school-based ministry consisting of a team of dedicated connectors who work one-on-one with children and their families to provide diverse support and services to keep kids in school and ready to learn. Students served in Stars have an overall attendance rates of 90%. There is nearly a 10% growth gains in literacy and proficiency in math, science, and related subjects. There is a significant decrease in office referrals and behavioral issues with children served by Agape.
Contact: 901.323.3600 firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 3160 Directors Row, Memphis, TN 38131
A center dedicated to help train and place hardworking teens in part-time jobs and graduates in productive career fields including: Culinary, Logistics, Automotive, Welding, and IT. All trainees participate in the Soft Skills courses which enhances skills such as: Interview techniques, Goal setting, Customer service and conflict resolution, Developing resumes and cover letters, Basics of computer skills such as Microsoft Office, Word, and PowerPoint, College preparation, ACT math tutoring, and Literacy tutoring.
Services: Technical Training
Contact: JaMeko Williams, Director of Career Development 901.774.3074 email@example.com
Address: 903 Walker Avenue, 38126
Program: Adventures With Reading
An initiative, in partnership with Literacy Mid-south, to promote engaging and interacting practices for reading for children with the goal of reading on grade level.
Service: After School Intervention
Contact: (901) 881-6013 firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 785 Jackson Ave Memphis, 38107
STREETS Ministries, through the love of Jesus Christ, engages, encourages and equips youth to achieve their potential by realizing their God-given purpose.
Contact: Phone: 901.525.7380 email@example.com
430 Vance Ave.
Memphis, TN 38126
1304 N. Graham St.
Memphis, TN 38122
Services: Professional Development Screenings for characteristics of dyslexia Awareness about dyslexia
Ages: PK-12th grade
Contact: Gay Landaiche, Director of the Erika Center Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 901-203-3884
Address: 2432 Yester Oaks Drive, Germantown, TN 38139
A pre-apprenticeship pilot program that teaches students various trades such as carpenter, painting, plumbing, sheet metal work, and plumbing. Students will also participate in financial literacy and professional development training.
Services: Vocational – Technical
A program to connect with and engage more than 250 “at-risk” youth, grades K – 8th. Youth at the St. Paul location are guided with spiritual direction in a variety of activities and events.
Services: After school activities, weekly SWITCH (Showing the Way InTo Christ’s Heart), chapel service, cultural enrichment activities, field trips to local museums and other attractions, youth job placement, Camp HOPE (Helping Our Participants Excel) Retreats.
Contact: Charon Hubbard, Director 901-523-2617
Address: 604 St. Paul Avenue, 38126
Resources for community organizations, businesses, friends, neighbors, and leaders.
Through partnerships with Literacy Mid-South and the Jay Uiberall Foundation, students are improving their reading comprehension and vocabulary in gyms through daily literacy classes.
Services: After School Intervention
Contact: Ginny Windsor email@example.com (901) 744-6261
Address: 6000 Briarcrest Ave
Memphis, TN 38120
For The Kingdom’s mission is to provide year-round experiences in sports and technology to assist in the development of ALL youth in the 38128 zip code. For The Kingdom also aims to provide daily adventure, homework assistance, mentorship, 100% of their students reading at grade level.
Contact: Deontae Walker, Director of Engagement & Outreach (901) 383-1802 Deontae@ftkmemphis.com
Address: 4100 Raleigh Millington Rd.
Memphis TN 38128
Services Online Library Book Tables Interactive Read-Aloud Videos
Ages: 5 – 12 years
Contact John Blount, Community Resource Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 901-327-6000
Address 66 S Cooper Street, 4th Floor Memphis, TN 38104
REP supports youth through after-school and summer enrichment programming, mentorship, recreation, cultural engagement and integration, college and career readiness, and more.
Contact: Camela Echols Blackmon, Director (901)-500-3844 email@example.com
Address: 258 North Merton Street. 38112
A faith-based program teaching basic sight words to second-grade students using methods provided by Team Read.
Services: Volunteer Tutoring
Ages: 7-8 years
Contact: Jennifer Bailey, Team Read Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 8500 Walnut Grove Road
A holistic approach is used to teach positive values and behaviors. In most cases, youth are first professionally referred to the Y-CAP program from juvenile court systems, school systems and other professional agencies. They are then engaged in activities that promote positive self-worth, goal-setting, improved behaviors, satisfactory academic performance and community service.
Services: Prevention and Eearly Intervention
Ages: 10 – 16 years
Contact: (901) 746-9411 email@example.com
Address: 7171 Goodlett Farms Parkway, Cordova, TN 38016
Service Providers offer organizations and clients educational, medical, mental health resources, and many other services.
BRIDGES provides students an opportunity to find their voice through unique experiential learning activities that are adventurous, relational and transformative. As a result, participants are empowered to reach across racial and socio-economic divides, are prepared for secondary educational opportunities and careers, and are engaged in civic affairs in their communities.
Services: CONNECT For students in grades 6-12. Participate in one-time events and workshops through Bridge Builders CONNECT programming. This allows students to experience the Bridge Builders program by engaging in meaningful curricula through active, hands-on activities. COLLABORATE For students in grades 7-12. Get ready to explore, bond and transform. Attend a week-long summer conference followed by monthly events throughout the school year. As a Bridge Builder, you will be empowered to apply what you have learned to improve your neighborhoods, schools and communities. CHANGE For select students in grades 9-12. Led by you, for you, this social change initiative provides the training resources and support you need to lead a major community improvement effort in Memphis. Commit 6 to 9 hours each week throughout the year and watch real change unfold.
Contact: 901-452-5600 firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 477 North Fifth Street
Memphis, TN 38105
Knowledge Quest operates through our four strategic programs: the KQ Extended Learning Academies, the Family Stability Initiative, the Universal Parenting Place, and Green Leaf Learning Farm (featuring the Jay Uiberall Culinary Academy).
Contact: 901.942.1512 or 901.207.3694
Address: 590 Jennette Pl
Memphis, TN 38126
KROC REACH AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
When school’s out, the Kroc is in! From seasonal break camps to fun-filled Summer camps, REACH and Music Fellowship, our Youth Activities, are designed to provide enrichment and variety to keep older kids active outside of school, while they learn, grow and thrive in a nurturing environment that focuses on Christian values.
»Arts & Crafts
»Supervised Youth Zone Time
We provide a safe space for youth to learn and play. Our staff of professionals work with youth to teach character and encourage growth while allowing for independence and individual time for activities in our interactive and newly renovated Youth Challenge Center.
Address: 800 E Parkway South, Memphis, TN 3810