The Adult Literacy Program (brought to you by the Cumberland Adult Reading Council) offers free tutoring to adults who need help in basic reading, writing and math skills. 

Founded in 2005, tutoring and small group sessions are available free of charge to the students.

Cumberland Adult Reading Council

P.O. Box 3723
Crossville, TN 38557

We are located inside the
Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT), Bldg #1
910 Miller Avenue
Crossville TN 38555

Tel: (931) 337-5809

We are a 501(c)(3)
nonprofit organization

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Listed below are programs and organizations that provide help to people in our community.

OurCommunity logo

Coffee Shop Talk And A Little More ..

OurCumberland, located in Crossville, Tennessee on the beautiful Cumberland Plateau, is a collaborative effort of business, helping hand centers, churches and people. Its unlike what you're used to reading. We want to bring meaningful coffee shop talk to your desktop, tablets and other mobile devices in a colorful, easy-to-read web-magazine format that impacts our friends and neighbors.
Phone: 931-337-0336
Email: Submit@OurCumberland.com
Website: www.OurCumberland.com

Middle TN Natural Gas logo
Middle Tennessee Natural Gas offers a voluntary program designed to improve the quality of life in the communities it serves.
For more information, please visit: http://www.mtng.com/project-hometown-help

kroger logo
The Kroger Family of Stores is committed to bringing hope and help to local communities.
If you would like to support the Cumberland Adult Reading Council through the Kroger Rewards program, click here and sign up at www.krogercommunityrewards.com.

United Fund of Cumberland County Logo
The United Fund of Cumberland County, Inc. provides administrative and other central services for the public and private health, welfare, character building and recreation, education service, charitable and philanthropic agencies and community organizations and the general public of Crossville, Cumberland County and vicinity.

St Raphael's Church

St. Raphael's Episcopal Church, Crossville TN

Fairfield Glade
Ladies Club

This organization strives to help those in need in our extended community.
To get involved, visit http://ffgladiesclub.org

Highland Federal Savings and Loan logo

Highland Federal Savings and Loan has been a long time supporter of the Cumberland Adult Reading Council
Visit them at http://www.highlandfederal.com

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Alternative Christmas Fair
Giving a meaningful gift during the holidays that supports worthy organizations is the essence of our Pleasant Hill Community Church Alternative Christmas Fair held each year on the third Saturday in November. For more information, visit http://www.pleasanthillucctn.org
This year's event provided $625.00

Customers of Volunteer Energy Cooperative participate in the VECustomers Share program. Customer bills are rounded up to the next highest dollar and the excess amount is placed into the VECustomers Share fund to support projects that benefit communities in the Volunteer Energy Cooperative service area.


To add your organization, please submit an email with a brief discussion about your program(s) and attach any images you would like us to incorporate (photos, logos, etc.) In return, we ask you list our organization on your organization's website and provide a link back to http://www.cumberlandliteracy.org

Thank You

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Donate to fight illiteracy!

To send your donation by mail, please make your check payable to:

Cumberland Adult Reading Council
and mail to: 

Cumberland Adult Reading Council
P.O. Box 3723
Crossville, TN 38558.

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