Literacy Programs


ENL Preschool


The ENL Preschool began in 2011 as a companion program to the Adult English as a New Language classes taught at the RCLC by teachers from the South Bend Community Schools.  While their parents are in ENL classes, the children can participate in our literacy-rich programming for 3-5 year olds. We expose the children to music, literature, computers, outdoor play and art on a daily basis. Learn more ...

Literacy Corps Tutoring

Literacy Corps tutoring

The Robinson Community Learning Center provides free after school literacy tutoring to low-income students in kindergarten through sixth grade. Tutoring is housed at many organizations and schools throughout Saint Joseph County. A well-trained volunteer corps provides individual literacy tutoring using a curriculum that aligns to the Indiana State Standards. Students are exposed to good literature and  engaging writing opportunities, receiving academic support that challenges them towards excellence. Learn more ...

Volunteer with Us!

Want to get involved with the English as a New Language Preschool or Literacy Corps afterschool tutoring? Explore our volunteer opportunties to learn more or email Jennifer Wittenbrink at for more information!