Breaking the Silence: Addressing Adult Illiteracy

Date posted: 1st July 2024 Breaking the Silence: Addressing Adult Illiteracy thumbnail image

Explore the crucial role support workers play in advocating for adult illiteracy and safeguarding vulnerable individuals.

In England 1 in 6 (16.4% / 7.1 million people) adults have very poor literacy skills that we know of, and it is believed there are many more unidentified and living with this challenge according to the ‘National Literacy Trust’.


A training event for anyone working with adults and/or families. 

This course will be delivered by Donna Hussain on behalf of Home-Start Central Lancashire. 

When:  August 5th 12pm-3pm

Where: Home-Start Central Lancashire, 112a Market Street, Chorley, PR7 2SL. 

Course Objectives:

- Understand the prevalence and impact of adult illiteracy in the UK. 

- Identify signs of illiteracy challenges in vulnerable adults.

- Develop strategies for effectively communicating information to those with low literacy skills.

- Advocate for inclusive policies that consider the needs of adults with literacy challenges to ensure their safety and wellbeing. 


Places are limited, so book now by emailing - or calling Jen on 01257 241636.

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