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    Programs offered by a variety of organizations including regular and adult schools, libraries, correctional facilities, businesses and corporations that provide reading, writing, speaking, computation and/or problem solving skills for adults who cannot read or write at a functional level with the objective of ensuring that they have the skills necessary to find and keep decent jobs, support their children's education and participate actively in civic life.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adult Basic EducationBasic skills, pre-GED preparation, ESL, workplace and family literacy, with emphasis on adults with below 9th grade equivalence. Program is grant funded and free to eligible resident adults, including immigrants.Carson City CountyAdult Basic EducationWestern Nevada Community College - Carson City
    Adult Basic EducationNNLC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving adult's basic skills and English proficiency. NNLC provides instruction to adults 18 years of age and over, who lack a high school diploma or GED or essential basic skills to function successfully in the workplace. Instruction is free to our students and includes; English as a Second Language, Adult Basic Skills, and GED preparatory instruction.Washoe CountyAdult Basic SkillsNorthern Nevada Literacy Council (NNLC)
    Adult Basic Education (ABE) / English as a Second Language (ESL)Funds from the federal Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, as well as some state dollars, provide for adult basic education and literacy services in order to assist adults to become literate and obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and self-sufficiency; to assist adults who are parents to obtain the educational skills necessary to become full partners in the education of their children; and to assist adults in the completion of a secondary school education. Participants served through the ABE/ESL programs are adults 17 years of age or over who have less than a high school diploma.Carson City CountyAdult EducationState of Nevada- Department of Education

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