LVSSC trains and supports community volunteers to be effective in serving the needs of adults who wish to advance their English language skills. Learners have access to many services, such as: online instruction, in-person classes, weekly online conversational chats, and in-person and online tutoring services.
Real life communication is stressed in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) with attention to both the student's speaking skills and their ability to listen and understand. Progress is measured by increased life skills and reaching personal goals.
Basic Literacy students learn to read and write using training materials appropriate for their skill level as well as everyday reading materials such as newspapers. A flexible approach to tutoring is designed to help individual learners in a manner appropriate to their learning styles, goals, and literacy proficiencies.