Our Mission Statement

LCAL is a volunteer, community-based, non-profit organization dedicated to helping adults in Lincoln County and Mescalero improve their reading, writing, math, English as a Second Language, and computer skills through free, confidential, one-to -one tutoring provided by trained volunteers.

LCAL's Purpose:

To improve the quality of life for adults in Lincoln County and Mescalero. LCAL considers literacy to be essential for personal autonomy, well-being, and the preservation of democracy.


LCAL's Outreach Programs:

  • Lincoln County Detention Center
  • Mescalero Inn of the Mountain Gods
  • The Nest Women's Shelter
  • Capitan Public Library
  • Ruidoso Public Schools/Family Literacy