Educational Services

It may be that there are tutoring programs at your individual school site, at a local library, or even through your church or temple. Never hurts to check.

Alpha Lambda Delta Tutorial Program

University of California, Riverside
244 Costo Hall
Riverside, CA 92521
(951) 827-4573 or E-mail to:

Tutoring for students K-12 & the general public from October through June. Check to see if there is an hourly fee.

•  Chicano Tutorial Program

University of California, Riverside
Chicano Student Program Office, Room 229 Costo Hall
Riverside, CA 92521
(951) 827-1012

UCR students taking a course provide these services. The students will provide free tutoring for children of any ethnicity, grades K-12. The office is open but no tutoring is available during July, August, or September. Parent, teacher, or other school staff may refer a student. Tutor will come to classroom for sessions if requested so teachers if you need a little extra help for some of your students please contact these fine young people.

Adult Literacy Program

(951) 242-6366

Individual tutoring is available for adults 18 years and older through the City of Moreno Valley. In addition, there is a monthly program designed to teach parents how to help their children achieve academic success. Services are provided at the Moreno Valley Public Library, 25480 Alessandro (at the corner of Kitching and Alessandro). Contact Laura Betts between 8am and 4pm Monday through Friday to volunteer to be a tutor or if you need a tutor. Tutoring services are provided free of charge

Path of Life Ministries-Kids of Promise

3340 Durahart Street
Riverside, CA
(951) 786-9048

Free mentoring and after school program. Computer lab, crafts, and tutoring is available. Monday-Friday 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Salvation Army (Moreno Valley) - Math/Phonics Program

14068 Graham St. [at Graham & Alessandro]
Moreno Valley, CA 92517
(951) 653-9131

This program provides a free tutoring and recreation between the hourse of 3:00 and 6:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday. It is for students between grades 1st-5th. The program starts September 7th, 2010 and registration is on September 5th, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please call after those dates to check for available openings.

Saturday Academy

Dubois Institute - Cesar Chavez Center
2060 University Avenue, Ste. 102
Riverside, CA
(951) 686-9930
Dr. E. M. Abdulmumin, Director

This program is designed for students ages 2-18. It is designed to boost the academic achievements of those struggling & to provide cultural enrichment & a community of African-American scholars for those already excelling. Focus of this program is on ethnic studies, math, science, language arts, and computer science. Afterschool program is available Monday thru Thursdays. There are also other services available including intensive preparation for SATs/PSATs, karate, fitness programs, and drumming. Also offered is various counseling programs including cognitive behavioral therapy and parenting classes.

Springboard Non-profit Consumer Credit Management

(951) 781-0114

Free counseling to those in financial difficulty. Teachers/administrators note: If invited, people in this organization will speak to classes or at staff meetings about budgeting, debt management, etc. Ask for the Education Department to arrange for a speaker. This is a non-profit community organization. (Spanish/English)

State Adopted Books on Tape-California Specialized Media & Technology (CSMT)

John Paris-Salb, Director
1430 North N Street, Ste. 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-5103
(916) 323-9732 (fax)

Large print materials, Braille materials, and some videotapes (in American Sign Language for young children) designed for children in grades K - 8 are available through this agency. These materials are all free of charge for public schools in California. Go to the website and follow directions to order.

Scholarship Program - Mead Valley Community Development Corp.

21091 Rider Street
Perris, CA 92570
(951) 657-0686

This program was established to recognize seniors graduating from the Val Verde Unified School District who live within the Mead Valley area. It is designed to help defray 1st year educational expenses for young people attending college (either 2- or 4- year college applicants may apply). Please call for eligibility requirements and to request an application.