York County Literacy Council (YCLC)

We provide a variety of classes for adults in York County who are unable to read. Read about our programs here.


Want to be a CNA? 

Click here to learn how you can get ready with YCLC’s Pre-Clinical Nurse Aide Training! To complete the Initial Contact Form to be registered for orientation, click here.



We have GED classes to instruct students as they work to pass their GED/HISET exam.

Beginning in May 2017, the York County Literacy Council extends its services to become the HiSET® High School Equivalency (paper-based) test site in York County. To register for testing or for more information about HiSET visit www.hiset.ets.org

Health literacy, computer literacy, financial literacy and workplace literacy is also taught in classes and through workshops. We also train volunteer tutors to provide one-to-one literacy training for adult students. We teach both native born adults as well as English as a Second Language Students.  It is estimated there are approximately 40,000 adults in York County who are functionally illiterate. YCLC services are free and confidential.



Interested in helping our mission?

Click here to learn about ways you can help your community!


Read the latest news from YCLC

Annual Student & Volunteer Recognition Picnic

Posted on May 23, 2017
Category: YCLC
YCLC will hold the Annual Student and Volunteer Recognition Picnic on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 5 PM to 7 PM @ 800 E. King St., York, Pa.  17403 This is the time we celebrate students’ accomplishments and recognize our outstandingRead More >

YCLC Testing Site

Posted on May 2, 2017
Category: YCLC
Pennsylvania Department of Education:  The Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma (CSSD) is a high school equivalency credential available to Pennsylvania residents who do not possess a high school diploma and who have met criteria specified in the Pennsylvania Code (22 PARead More >

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Posted on April 7, 2017
Category: YCLC
Highlights Include: Court Treatment Grads   Citizenship Ready   CNA Training   Math Readiness   Career Talks   Newsletter April 2017Read More >