All About Us

The mission of Literacy Volunteers of Franklin and Somerset Counties is to empower individuals through learner-based tutoring in reading, writing, math and technology and to promote literacy in our community.”

Executive Director: Barbara Averill joined us July 1st, 2015. We are very pleased to have someone so highly qualified and motivated. Barbara was a Special Education teacher in local schools before developing and leading the special education program at the Cornville Regional Charter School. Prior to teaching she successfully ran a restaurant for ten years near Sugarloaf.

Board of Directors 2016-2017:
Sally Rees Speich, Farmington – Chair
Matilda Holt, Farmington – Vice-Chair
Greg Bizier, Livermore – Secretary
Kristen Hannaford, Farmington – Treasurer
Jo Bizier, Livermore – Member
Mike Burd, Industry – Member
Becky Jasch, Farmington – Member
Louise Petri, Farmington – Member
Robyn Raymond, Farmington – Member

Services: We are committed to providing literacy, language development, writing, math, and computer skills, as well as English as a second language (ESL). We serve adult members in Franklin and Somerset Counties, and the towns of Jay, Livermore Falls and Livermore. LVFSC also promotes literacy among children, teens and families. Our trained volunteer tutors will work 1:1 with students to accomplish their goals.

Fees: We provide our services at no charge. LVFSC is a non-profit organization generously funded by the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area, grants, and corporate and individual donations.

Volunteer Opportunities: We are always looking for individuals to share their time and expertise with our organization. For more information about volunteering, please click here.

Hours: LVFSC is located at the Mt. Blue RSU Adult Basic Education office on the Seamon Road in Farmington. We’re available in the office on Wednesday’s from 9am-12pm and other times by appointment.

Contact Us: LVFSC office at 207-500-3131 or by email: literacyvolunteersfs@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook!

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