Volunteer Instructors Teaching Adults
A Nonprofit Adult Literacy and Education Center
The mission of VITA is to provide adult learners with literacy and other academic skills necessary to successfully pursue educational, vocational, and personal goals.
What We Do
Reading and math instruction
HiSET preparation and basic education for adults, offered completely free of charge
ESL Instruction in English vocabulary, grammar, and conversation
One-to-one tutoring that provides personalized attention and support
Morning class schedule
Computer learning programs
Year-round, open enrollment
How Do I Become a Student?
To join our Lafayette program, call 337-234-4600 to make an appointment or fill out our registration form now and we'll give you a call shortly.
When you come in for your appointment, you will fill out paperwork and take an assessment. Based on your assessment, we assign you to the appropriate classes.
To join our St. Landry Parish program, call
337-942-1511 to make an appointment.
Program Eligibility and Requirements
To enroll in the Lafayette or Opelousas program, you must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in high school. Our services are available free of charge, but there are certain requirements.
Students are required to attend the program for at least six hours a week, though we encourage you to attend more often if you can.
Students are also expected to conduct themselves in a professional, respectful manner.
Finally, we ask that you bring a desire to learn and improve your skills.