Alexandria ABE (Adult Basic Education)

ALP services are provided through a network of support volunteers and volunteer tutors who are trained to work one-to-one with adult learners privately at home or at a community site. The ALP is an associate program of the Minnesota Literacy Council and cooperates with a network of community programs to meet the needs of adult learners in Douglas County, Minnesota, and area communities. The ALP is also a Volunteer Program Affiliate of ProLiteracy America, a national volunteer organization.

Our Purpose

  • to recruit and tutor adults who want to improve their basic reading, writing, spelling and/or math skills;
  • to tutor adults originally from other countries who want to improve their English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills;
  • to train volunteer tutors and literacy leaders;
  • to promote and encourage this teaching and training.


546 5th Avenue NE, Melrose, MN 56352 

151 S. Columbia, Morris, MN 56267 (Morris Elementary School, ECFE Room)

901 State Road, Sauk Centre, MN 56378 (Sauk Centre Elementary Library)

117 Central Avenue, Elbow Lake, MN  56531 (Thorson Memorial Library)



Education leads to opportunity

Some basic skills are required to find or keep a job.

We’ll work with you to define what you need and provide you with services that meet your individual goals, services including:


1601 Jefferson Street Room 712
Alexandria, MN 56308
United States