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Tutoring for low income Oakland 6th grader

May 2008

I tutor a woman through a library literacy program. She is now looking for help for her son with his school work. He is in the 6th grade and at an Oakland charter school. Does anyone know of free/low cost tutoring resources in the Oakland area? She does not drive so they will have to get to these places by bus. She was also hoping that there was a place for him to do his homework and get help as he was working.....any place like that exist in East Oakland or downtown Oakland? sue


Have her call Aspire Education they work with families that have lower incomes and the have tutors that can come to the home if they can get a good match. Google them online. aspireeducation.org needed help myself...
Here are a few free resources for your student's child. Depending on his needs, your student may also want to see if he qualifies for resource or other special education services. Good luck!
East Bay Jewish Coalition for Literacy
Address: 300 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610
Location:  tutoring takes place at various Oakland public 
schools
Phone: 510-839-2900 x272
Fax: 510-839-3996
E-mail: jcl at jfed.org
Website: www.jfed.org/jcl2.htm
Hours:  during school hours, depending on tutorís and 
studentís schedules

Oakland Public Library Partners for Achieving School Success (PASS)
Addresses:  

Brookfield Branch Library
9255 Edes Avenue
(510) 615-5725

Cesar E. Chavez Branch Library
3301 East 12th Street
(510) 535-5620

Golden Gate Branch Library
5606 San Pablo Avenue
(510) 597-5023

Main Library - Children's Room
125 14th St.
(510) 238-3615

Melrose Branch Library
4805 Foothill Blvd.
(510) 535-5623

Temescal Branch Library
5205 Telegraph Avenue
(510) 597-5049

Hours:  September through May, Monday thru Thursday, 2:30 
through 5:15 p.m.

Oakland Unified School District Supplemental Educational 
Services
Address: various providers
Location: various locations
Web Address: www.ousd.k12.ca.us (click) Parents, Academic 
Support
Phone: 510-879-8200
Fax: N/A	
Email: N/A
Hours: various

Project Seed
Address: 2530 San Pablo Avenue, Suite K, Berkeley, CA  
94702-2000
Location:  Tutoring takes place at school sites
Web address:  www.projectseed.org/
Phone: 510-644-3422
Fax: 510-644-0566
Email: NationalOffice at ProjectSEED.org
Hours:  during school hours depending on class schedule.  
Office hours are 8:30 Ė 5:00 Monday through Friday except for 
holidays
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