Assisting Berkshire Children To Read

Assisting Berkshire Children To Read

Charity information

Assisting Berkshire Children To Read

Set up in 2004, ABC to read, safely (DBS checked), recruits, trains and supports community volunteers to provide one-to-one mentoring of primary school children in Berkshire who are struggling to read. Each year we open up the eyes of hundreds of children to the joys of reading, helping them to gain an essential skill for life, thus improving their chances of gaining employment. We specifically help children who are not entitled to individual help through statutory funding.

Founded 2004

  • Mission statement

    Every child a reader, with the self-confidence and skills to make positive life choices and contribute to their wider community.

    Our mission is to transform children's lives by working with schools, families and the children themselves, to provide high quality support in developing literacy skills and building self-confidence.

  • Aims

    Assisting Berkshire Children To Read aims to:

    • To recruit, train and support additional new volunteers, to mentor more children that are struggling to read.
  • Overview

    Established: March 2004

    Registered Charity Number: 1102692

    Board members: 9

    Part time staff: 7

    Volunteers: 130

    Phone number: 01189511336

    Address: St Marks Church Hall, 94 Cranbury Road, Reading RG30 2TA

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