The term ‘family literacy services’ means services that are of sufficient intensity in terms of hours, and of sufficient duration, to make sustainable changes in a family and that integrate all of the following activities:

  • Interactive literacy activities between parents and their children

  • Training for parents regarding how to be the primary teacher for their children and full partners in the education of their children

  • Parent literacy training that leads to economic self-sufficiency

  • An age-appropriate education to prepare children for success in school and life experiences”


The Family Literacy Model