Literacy Program

The Pittsylvania County Literacy Program (PCLP) provides free 1-on-1 tutoring to any county resident over the age of 18 who desires to improve their literacy level.  Individual students work with tutors to set their goals which may include GED assistance, Math skills, Reading improvement, or any identified goal. All adult ages are welcome! 


Tutors meet in various libraries and churches around the county. The PCLP office is located at 61 North Main Street, Chatham with hours 10 – 3 on Mondays and Wednesday. The Bridge Center in Gretna offers tutoring with an emphasis on GED assistance on Tuesday and Thursday – 4:30 – 6:30. To set up an appointment email or phone PCLP at and 434-432-7789.


All services and materials are free

Tutor Requirements

  • We are always looking for new tutors to help with our adults. To tutor you must:
  • Be over 18
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a clean criminal history
  • Provide their own transportation
  • Commit to meet with the student at least 1 hour per week
  1. Literacy Program

    Physical Address
    61 N Main Street
    Chatham, VA 24531

    Phone: 434-432-7789

    Monday and Wednesday
    10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the PCLP Office, Chatham

    Tuesday and Thursday
    4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Bridge Center, Gretna