Literacy Services

Gateway's Literacy Services Department provides a variety of literacy-related services and programming, including one-on-one reading, writing, and English instruction (Literacy Volunteers of Salem and Cumberland Counties), Financial Literacy programs, and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes and tutoring. 

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ESL Class

One-On-One Tutoring For Adults

Literacy Volunteers
Literacy Volunteers

Realizing that illiteracy is a barrier to self-sufficiency, Gateway’s Literacy Volunteers of Salem/Cumberland offers one-on-one tutoring for adults who need help with reading, writing or speaking English. Tutoring is free and confidential. Tutoring sessions occur at a public place such as the local library. Day or evening tutoring is available. To sign up for tutoring, please contact Rosario Trejo-Mendiola at (856) 497-6759.

Free tutor training is available to individuals willing to commit to tutoring other adults in Salem and Cumberland counties. Call Laura Stanton, Director of Literacy Services, at (856) 497-6645 or e-mail her at for more information.


Financial Literacy

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Piggy Bank

Gateway Community Action Partnership Literacy Services Department 

Earn While You Learn!

Financial Literacy Workshop and Debt Repayment Program

Receive up to $500 towards your debt*
Learn how to build your credit
Create a household budget
Choose the right bank
Start saving for your future
Feel at peace with your finances!


Please call {856) 497-6645 to register. 
*Debt repayment subject to income eligibility and debt approval, and completion of program requirements. 

Classes held at various locations in 
Bridgeton, Millville, Salem and Pennsville. 
Call for more information. 




English As A Second Language (ESL)

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For More Information
For more information or questions on Literacy Volunteers, Finacial Literacy or ESL programming, contact Laura Stanton at (856) 497-6645 or use the form below. For client referrals or Spanish-language assistance, contact Rosario Trejo-Mendiola at (856) 497-6759.