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The Chatham County Literacy Council helps adults, living or working in Chatham County, N.C., acquire the literacy and educational skills they need to function successfully in society.


Chatham County will be a community where everyone is literate.


COMMUNITY:  We value a community in which all residents have the literacy skills to succeed.

DIVERSITY:  We value human diversity. We commit ourselves to serving all Chatham adults, whatever their background.

EXCELLENCE:  We value best educational practices. 

FOCUS ON STUDENTS:  We value each person we serve, providing individualized instruction aimed at achieving their literacy goals.

SUSTAINABILITY:  We value change that makes a difference in people’s lives over the long run.

OUR COLLEAGUES:  We value all who contribute their unique talents, time and resources to fulfilling our mission.

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Did you know?

1 in 5 Chatham County adults lack the basic literacy skills required to:

  • • Read and interpret financial or legal documents such as rental contracts.
  • • Talk with and understand their doctor.
  • • Learn about community resources for food and health care.
  • • Read COVID-19 guidelines for maintaining personal and community safety.
  • • Complete an online job application.

— 2020 PIACC (Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies)

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Office address: 1002 West Third Street, Siler City, NC 27344

Mailing address: P.O. Box 1696, Pittsboro, NC 27312

Phone: 919-742-0578


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