Adult literacy

Adult literacy programs are designed to address several important learning areas, including writing, reading, basic math and cultural competency. These programs not only help to support individual success. When more adults in Stark County are literate, the community sees reductions in crime and substance use as well as improved public health and employment rates. Learn about the adult literacy courses available near you.

Local education resources

Goodwill Community Campus

Employment, education and family strengthening services.
408 9th St. SW
Canton, OH 44707
Local: (330) 994-1443
Toll free: 1 (800) 942-3577
Toll free: 1 (800) 942-3577
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Greater Stark County Urban League

Helping Stark County residents to develop responsibility, independence and life skills through job readiness and re-entry services.
1400 Sherrick Rd. SE
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 754-1576

Stark Community Foundation

Building a strong community through economic development, education and strong neighborhoods.
400 Market Ave. N
Suite 200
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 454-3426

Stark County Community Action Agency

Offers employment services, financial support and career counseling to the Stark County community.
1366 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: (330) 454-1676
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Stark County Educational Service Center

Coordinating education, leadership and professional services throughout Stark County. Visit the Stark County ESC website for more information.
6057 Strip Avenue NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 492-8136
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Stark County Job & Family Services

For help with the foster system, emancipation, employment, independent living skills, basic needs referrals and more. Visit the Stark JFS website for more information.
221 3rd St. SE
Canton, OH 44702
Toll free: 1 (888) 698-6893
Toll free: 1 (888) 698-6893
Local: (330) 452-4661
TDD: (330) 451-8879
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Stark Education Partnership

Improvement and innovation services to provide all students with access to quality education and careers.
400 Market Ave. N
Suite B
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 452-0829

Stark State College

Education options for adults in Stark County.
Adult Options, Stark State College, 6200 Frank Ave. NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 494-6170

United Way of Greater Stark County

Instantly connect with health and social services throughout Stark County.
Hotline: 211
Hotline: 211
Hours: 24/7 guidance

YMCA of Central Stark County

Health, education and financial support services to help build strong foundations and strengthen our community. View all local YMCA locations.
4700 Dressler Rd NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 491-9622