The MCOL works to help groups develop and maintain literacy sites and programs throughout the city. If you are interested in developing a site, call 215-686-5250.

The Mayor's Commission on Literacy (MCOL) provides referrals for adult Philadelphians into adult basic education, GED, and English as a Second Language programs. Learners can call the MCOL at 215-686-5250.

You can call the Mayor's Commission on Literacy at 215-686-5250 for information about classes in different organizations all over the city.

The Mayor's Commission on Literacy (MCOL) trains volunteers to become adult literacy tutors. Training options for tutors include Basic Tutor Training, English as a Second language Training, and GED Tutor Training. Upcoming training schedules are available at

MCOL coordinates tutor training in the city. After you have completed 9 hours of training, you will be referred to a convenient adult literacy site and assigned a learner. MCOL can also help you start your own literacy site with specialized training for site certification. Please call 215-686-5250 for information.