Family Literacy Connection

Family Literacy Connection We help disadvantaged families gain stability, self-sufficiency, and success through a cluster of educational programs that target the whole family.
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Family Literacy Connection is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. We break the cycle of illiteracy and poverty in families in Albany, Georgia with a complete family literacy strategy. Our strategies for families include: adult education, early childhood education, parenting training, parent and child together activities, home visits, Parents As Teachers, Reading Is Fundamental, and a community collaborative. We are the Family Connection for Dougherty County.

Family Literacy Connection is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. We break the cycle of illiteracy and poverty in families in Albany, Georgia with a complete family literacy strategy. Our strategies for families include: adult education, early childhood education, parenting training, parent and child together activities, home visits, Parents As Teachers, Reading Is Fundamental, and a community collaborative. We are the Family Connection for Dougherty County.

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Join in on this great Eating Smart Being Active class that begins on August 4th. Earn weekly incentives and ways to impr...
07/30/2021

Join in on this great Eating Smart Being Active class that begins on August 4th. Earn weekly incentives and ways to improve your overall health. Sign up TODAY!!

Interested participants can complete the Eating Smart Being Active registration survey by scanning the QR code on the flyer or using this link: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=DaEtURsHlEuKvJ7EBE0VFoWH0QYQH5hKswEga4qv33RUREdFUTVUSUVCWEpWNkI1NURWSlFDWVBTSS4u

Join in on this great Eating Smart Being Active class that begins on August 4th. Earn weekly incentives and ways to improve your overall health. Sign up TODAY!!

Interested participants can complete the Eating Smart Being Active registration survey by scanning the QR code on the flyer or using this link: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=DaEtURsHlEuKvJ7EBE0VFoWH0QYQH5hKswEga4qv33RUREdFUTVUSUVCWEpWNkI1NURWSlFDWVBTSS4u

Photos from United Way of Southwest Georgia's post
07/29/2021

Photos from United Way of Southwest Georgia's post

Looking for a free and safe afterschool program for your K-5th graders? Registration has open for our program! Sign up n...
07/22/2021

Looking for a free and safe afterschool program for your K-5th graders? Registration has open for our program! Sign up now as space is limited. Contact Kiwanis Booker at (229) 888-2414. #albanyga #afterschool

Looking for a free and safe afterschool program for your K-5th graders? Registration has open for our program! Sign up now as space is limited. Contact Kiwanis Booker at (229) 888-2414. #albanyga #afterschool

Take a moment to check out our quarterly newsletter for July 2021.  We love to share what is happening with FLC and the ...
07/16/2021
Literacy Lines July '21

Take a moment to check out our quarterly newsletter for July 2021. We love to share what is happening with FLC and the impact we are seeing in the community.

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We are excited to be partnering with United Way to support our community in this years Stuff the Bus Event.
07/15/2021

We are excited to be partnering with United Way to support our community in this years Stuff the Bus Event.

We are excited to be partnering with United Way to support our community in this years Stuff the Bus Event.

FLC Pre-schoolers are checking in to say H͢e͢l͢l͢o͢. On this beautiful day 🤩
07/14/2021

FLC Pre-schoolers are checking in to say H͢e͢l͢l͢o͢.
On this beautiful day 🤩

FLC Pre-schoolers are checking in to say H͢e͢l͢l͢o͢.
On this beautiful day 🤩

𝒞𝑜𝓃𝑔𝓇𝒶𝓉𝓊𝓁𝒶𝓉𝒾𝑜𝓃𝓈 🎉to Our CDC staff on completing their Early Childhood Center Training on Basic Baby Signs... Typhani Rob...
07/14/2021

𝒞𝑜𝓃𝑔𝓇𝒶𝓉𝓊𝓁𝒶𝓉𝒾𝑜𝓃𝓈 🎉to Our CDC staff on completing their Early Childhood Center Training on Basic Baby Signs... Typhani Roberson, Suzette Barber,Stacie Wright and Varanda Mims

We are so proud of you!  Thank you for all of your support and choosing us to support with your platform "Readers to Lea...
05/13/2021

We are so proud of you! Thank you for all of your support and choosing us to support with your platform "Readers to Leaders". We will be praying for you on your special day!

The countdown is on! We are 30 days away from Miss Georgia check in day! Each day, from now until check in, we will introduce you to the candidates who are competing for the jobs of Miss Georgia 2021 and Miss Georgia's Outstanding Teen 2021! Who will she be? First up is Miss Albany, Jilian Hanna!

It’s not too late to sign up for our free summer program for 6-11 year olds! Pick up a paper application or fill out our...
05/12/2021

It’s not too late to sign up for our free summer program for 6-11 year olds! Pick up a paper application or fill out our online form:
https://pdf.ac/QxM5H

It’s not too late to sign up for our free summer program for 6-11 year olds! Pick up a paper application or fill out our online form:
https://pdf.ac/QxM5H

Congratulations to our 2021 Race4literacy overall winner, Leslie Owens and runner-up,  DrMarcus Roshawn Glass !  We are ...
05/05/2021

Congratulations to our 2021 Race4literacy overall winner, Leslie Owens and runner-up, DrMarcus Roshawn Glass ! We are so thankful for your support 💕

We are currently accepting applications for our Reading & Racquets summer program! Sign up online or pick up an applicat...
04/26/2021

We are currently accepting applications for our Reading & Racquets summer program! Sign up online or pick up an application at our center. #summerprogram #albanyga

We are currently accepting applications for our Reading & Racquets summer program! Sign up online or pick up an application at our center. #summerprogram #albanyga

Guess What!  We have extended the registration time through the entire event.  It's not too late, REGISTER NOW!  *******...
04/05/2021

Guess What! We have extended the registration time through the entire event. It's not too late, REGISTER NOW!
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Race for Literacy 2021 is Finally here‼️ We are excited and we hope you are excited❗️ Are you Ready to log in those miles❓We would like to say thank you to all Sponsors, Community Partners, Staff, Families and Students for your love and Support. If you would like to Register go to https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Albany/Race4Literacy.

Timeline Photos
03/27/2021

Timeline Photos

Low income families in Dougherty County can access free after-school care, interview and resume training, and counseling. Click on "The Breakdown" tab on WALB.com to find out how services through "Family Literacy Connection" can help you.

A HUGE thank you to our current Miss Albany, Jilian Hanna, for Blessing a few of our Reading and Racquets After-School k...
03/03/2021

A HUGE thank you to our current Miss Albany, Jilian Hanna, for Blessing a few of our Reading and Racquets After-School kids and reading during this Read Across America Week!

A HUGE thank you to our current Miss Albany, Jilian Hanna, for Blessing a few of our Reading and Racquets After-School kids and reading during this Read Across America Week!

We love our growing little family! God is so good💕
02/13/2021

We love our growing little family! God is so good💕

Thank you so much Albany Area Chamber of Commerce for all of your support and everything you do to support organizations...
02/08/2021

Thank you so much Albany Area Chamber of Commerce for all of your support and everything you do to support organizations within our community 💕

Congratulations to Family Literacy Connection, this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. Family Literacy Connection helps disadvantaged families gain stability, self-sufficiency, and success through a cluster of educational programs that target the whole family. Their vision is for families and children in Dougherty County to live in safe, stable, successful homes. Families are encouraged to engage in the community by supporting education, faith-based initiative, civic organizations and economic growth. Goals include: Healthy children, School readiness, School success, Self-sufficient families and strong communities.

[The Star Business of the Week program is sponsored by Fleming & Riles Insurance and WALB News 10. Treats provided by Dunkin' at 311 W. Oglethorpe Blvd. in Albany.] #AlbanyGAChamber #ThinkLocal

01/27/2021

Check out Mrs. Cheryl Vinson and Jilian Hanna, Miss Albany, as they discuss Jilian’s platform Readers to Leaders for the Miss Georgia Pageant! We are so grateful for Jilian’s support and that she chose our organization to partner with. Good luck at Miss Georgia in June! #reading #AlbanyGA

Thank you to Miss Albany, Jilian Hanna, for choosing Family Literacy Connection to receive tonight's proceeds!  You can ...
01/19/2021

Thank you to Miss Albany, Jilian Hanna, for choosing Family Literacy Connection to receive tonight's proceeds! You can also join us as at 7pm tonight at www.stelladot.com/sites/ghumzzl See u there💕

Look who is open... We Are🎉. Ashley Nestale, our Deputy Director, taking her first temperature of incoming children in t...
01/12/2021

Look who is open... We Are🎉. Ashley Nestale, our Deputy Director, taking her first temperature of incoming children in the After-School program today. Let the party begin!!! We have spots available in our Child Development Center, After-School Program and our Home Visiting Program. Give us a call at 229-888-2414 or PM us here! God is so good 🙌

Our Family Literacy Connection Leadership Team would loooove to be the first to give you a Welcome to 2021!  Typhani Rob...
01/01/2021

Our Family Literacy Connection Leadership Team would loooove to be the first to give you a Welcome to 2021!
Typhani Roberson, Director of Child Development Center
Kenya Glass, Adult Education Instructor
Cheryl Vinson, Executive Director
Ashley Nestale, Deputy Director
Debra Rucks, Parents as Teachers Supervisor

As we get ready to roll into the new year, we thank you so very much for your support and prayers this past year! Even t...
01/01/2021

As we get ready to roll into the new year, we thank you so very much for your support and prayers this past year! Even through all of the trials 2020 has had, we have been able to "adjust" and continue to have flourishing parenting groups and porch visits, have a virtual adult literacy program that plentiful and overflowing, a thriving after-school program, a quality rated child development center and served meals in many, many food drives! We are so excited to serve along side each and every one of you in the upcoming year 🎉💕🥳

Congratulations to our very own Deputy Director, Ashley Nestale as 2020 category finalists for Albany Under 40 in the ca...
12/28/2020

Congratulations to our very own Deputy Director, Ashley Nestale as 2020 category finalists for Albany Under 40 in the category of Non-Profit Services!
We are so proud of you and your accomplishments with Family Literacy Connection and within our community!

Don't forget the REAL reason for the season 💕 Merry CHRISTmas from our family to yours!
12/25/2020

Don't forget the REAL reason for the season 💕 Merry CHRISTmas from our family to yours!

12/24/2020

𝐻𝒶𝓅𝓅𝓎 𝐻𝑜𝓁𝒾𝒹𝒶𝓎𝓈 𝒻𝓇𝑜𝓂 F͢L͢C͢ 🎄

🗣 Open Enrollment is going on NOW! Call (229)888-2414 to get registered we do accept CAPS ‼️We are open‼️
12/17/2020

🗣 Open Enrollment is going on NOW! Call (229)888-2414 to get registered we do accept CAPS ‼️We are open‼️

Are you also looking for a reliable, dependable and safe Child Development Center?  Look no further, we are here to serv...
12/17/2020

Are you also looking for a reliable, dependable and safe Child Development Center? Look no further, we are here to serve YOU! Give us a call today!

Are you looking for a reliable and safe environment for your child? Our Afterschool program for elementary aged students...
12/01/2020

Are you looking for a reliable and safe environment for your child? Our Afterschool program for elementary aged students is opened back up with limited spots! Did we mention it's completely free? Join our Reading and Racquets Family today!
Online application: https://pdf.ac/7eCrR

11/23/2020

Wishing You and Your Family a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving 🙌

Friendly reminder about today!
11/19/2020

Friendly reminder about today!

Mrs. Sandy has had a huge impact on our community since 2002.
Come show your love for Mrs. Sandy in this drive-thru celebration of her retirement🥰 Can't make it? Please share your love for her by sharing a pic and/or fav memory on our page🥳

Thank You Ms. Suzette Barner for sharing these beautiful Love Letters for Literacy❤️📚
11/10/2020

Thank You Ms. Suzette Barner for sharing these beautiful Love Letters for Literacy❤️📚

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911 S McKinley St
Albany, GA
31701

Opening Hours

Monday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm

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(229) 888-2414

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We help disadvantaged families gain stability, self-sufficiency, and success through a cluster of educational programs. Hours of Operation: Adult Education Classes: Mon.-Thurs: 9am-3pm Child Development Center:Mon-Fri:- 6:30am-6pm

Afterschool Program: www.facebook.com/readingandracquets

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