How to Find Free Tutoring and Homework Help Near You

By: National School Choice Week Team

Last Upated: September 16, 2021

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Learning has been disrupted for most students the past two school years. As families adapt, many are looking for free tutoring and homework help to give students an extra boost moving forward. Parents want free or affordable options to help speed up learning, troubleshoot challenges, and make the most of this school year.

Fortunately, both local and national organizations are stepping up to provide homework help. This post will give you a sampling of some of the completely free tutoring resources available. It will also provide tips to keep in mind if you choose to use tutoring.

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How to Find Free Tutoring

If you know the right places to look, you can easily keep tabs on tutoring options in your community. We’ll walk you through a few places you can quickly search for options. You can also jump straight to our lists below for some of the national and state-specific tutoring options available at no cost to families.

Among the most common places you can find free tutoring are libraries, YMCAs, and Boys & Girls Clubs. Checking the websites or calling your local branches of these organizations can help you locate in-person homework help, tutoring, and sometimes even mentoring.

You’ll also want to check with your current school and district to ask whether they can arrange free tutoring for your child. Many offer in-school tutoring and some partner with nearby colleges or universities where undergraduate students offer homework assistance for K-12 students.

As a bit of background context, under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act from 2002-2015, low-performing and low-income schools were required by law to offer free tutoring services to eligible children. Today, under the Every Student Succeeds Act, it is up to states and schools to decide whether to offer free tutoring. Many schools have decided to continue to offer tutoring services and maintain their partnerships with tutoring providers.

Additionally, you can search for stand-alone tutoring non-profits by Googling your city and “free tutoring.” Many college and even high school students were inspired to start local tutoring initiatives during the pandemic, and some of those remain active and thriving.

Finally, don’t discount the value of in-person learning assistance from your own personal network. Do you have a friend or family member who may be able to provide homework help for your student?

Does Tutoring Work?

But hold on, does tutoring even work? Well, the short answer is yes! Many parents, educators, and researchers attest that tutoring can have tangible benefits for kids’ learning. For example, researchers writing for the Brookings Institute called tutoring “remarkably effective at helping students learn,” and said that “tutoring can reliably help students catch up.” As they go on to describe, the impact of tutoring can be more or less effective depending on who is doing the tutoring, what grade level the student is in, and other factors.

Of course, every child is unique. Not every tutoring resource may work well for your child. If an online tutoring experience makes your student uncomfortable, for example, you may want to evaluate whether your library or a family friend can offer in-person homework help instead.

Tips for Using Free Tutoring

If you decide to use free tutoring, keep in mind that tutoring groups differ in the subjects they cover and approaches they use. Some are small group sessions while others are one-on-one. Some are online or hotlines while others are in-person. Some have learning games and tools they provide for students, while others require students to bring their homework and specific questions.

To make the most of the tutoring experience, help your student prepare well. Work with your student to identify what topic or subject they’d like extra help in and write down questions in advance, if possible. If you are using an online platform like Zoom for the tutoring session, double-check that the technology is working before the meeting so that your student can make the most of their time with the tutor.

Also remember that each tutoring organization has its own requirements for tutors. Many, but not all, require background checks. If child safety policies are not listed on a tutoring program’s website, you can always ask for a copy of these policies.

Finally, some tutoring groups are staffed specifically by trained teachers or by college students, while high schoolers or even middle schoolers participate as tutors in other cases. Don’t write off homework help just because it isn’t from someone with a graduate degree! Instead, focus on finding a tutor who can explain and practice concepts well with your child.

“One of the things that makes it easier to be a tutor than to be a classroom teacher is that you’re doing a specific task with kids with materials that are designed to support that. A much broader range of people can do that… Classroom teaching is a much more complicated job.” – Robert Slavin, education researcher

National Free Tutoring

CovEducation: With more than 6,000 volunteers from hundreds of universities around the U.S., CovEducation partners with local organizations to provide free tutoring and mentoring. The organization also offers limited options for 1:1 mentor matching for families who are not part of partner organizations or school districts.

Learn to Be: Learn to Be is a national nonprofit that uses a pay what you can model to act as a free or affordable option for all families. Learn to Be offers 1:1 online tutoring in all K-12 subjects. Students can bring the school work or topics they are struggling with and receive personal support.

Pandemic Professors: Pandemic Professors serves K-12 students in more than 15 states and counting. The online tutoring non-profit primarily serves students (for free) from low-income communities.

Schoolhouse.world: Founded by Sal Khan of the acclaimed Khan Academy, Schoolhouse.world is a platform for free, online, peer-to-peer tutoring. Students can receive live help in sessions with 1-10 students. Currently, Schoolhouse’s classes center around math and SAT Prep and are available to students nationwide who are at least 13 years old.

UPchieve: UPchieve is a non-profit that provides free online 1:1 high school tutoring to those who need it. Tutoring is currently available in math, science, reading & writing, SAT and college prep. The organization’s goal? To scale Upchieve to all 8 million low-income high school students in the U.S. by 2030!

Varsity Tutors: Varsity Tutors offers large group classes online for free, including classes on elementary reading and phonics to help students become more independent readers. Varsity Tutors also offers 1:1 individualized tutoring for a fee. Click the “Free” filter to search exclusively for free offerings.

Wave Learning Festival: Wave Tutoring is a free tutoring program that takes place via Zoom. Students can bring questions to free sessions in math, science, language, or humanities and have them answered by veteran tutors.

425 Tutoring: Founded in Seattle, 425 Tutoring is a free, student-led tutoring service with tutors across the country. Talented high school students provide group tutoring sessions in math, English, and other subjects for K-6 students over Zoom or Google Meet.

Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families: Service members, civilian personnel, and their dependents can receive free online tutoring, wherever they live. This program is a partnership with Tutor.com that provides military-connected students with online homework help 24/7.

In addition to these tutoring-specific options, free educational videos are available at Khan Academy, Sylvan Math Prep, HippoCampus, and more.

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State-specific Free Tutoring

Click on your state on the map to learn about options near you. Please note: This is not an exhaustive list of state options. Rather, it offers a sampling of available options and suggestions for where to discover more.

Alabama:

Statewide: Homework Alabama provides free online tutoring through Tutor.com for all Alabama students in grades K-12. Homework Alabama is available through local public libraries throughout the state.Learning Express Library is another statewide online homework help option with test practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Jacksonville: The Teaching / Learning Center at Jacksonville State University gives teacher candidates firsthand experience while helping local students with their tutoring needs. Elementary and secondary students can receive 1-4 hours of free, one-to-one tutoring per semester week with teacher candidates.

Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse Lift (Learning Initiative and Financial Training) provides eight weeks of free one-to-one tutoring via Zoom for youth and teens.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Alaska:

Statewide: Live Homework Help provides free online tutoring through Tutor.com for all Alaska students in grades K-12. Live Homework Help is available through local public libraries across the state.Learning Express Library is another free, statewide online homework help option with test practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Arizona:

Statewide: Learning Express Library is a free online homework help option with test practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Tucson / Pima County: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring. It is available through local library branches.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Arkansas:

Statewide: AR Kids Read pairs 1-5th grade students who are struggling with reading with trained volunteer tutors.

Central Arkansas Library System: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

California:

Statewide: Bored of Boredom is a Los Angeles-based, student-led tutoring service for kids in grades K-8 and operates statewide. Additionally, Harvey Mudd College operates a Homework Hotline during the school year to help students with math and science questions. The Homework Hotline welcomes callers from any city and county in the state of California. A third statewide option is MasteryHour. Founded by a teacher, MasteryHour provides free, online math tutoring for K-12 students, led by volunteer students from top colleges and universities. 

Bakersfield: Do the Math California allows students to call a hotline or email their math questions for free academic support.

East Palo Alto: Stanford’s Haas Center for Public Service partners with a few local schools to provide free academic support and mentorship to students.

Los Angeles County Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring and is available through the Los Angeles County Library. Los Angeles families can also accessTutor.com through the library system. Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Napa County Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

San Diego Public Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Southern California: School on Wheels provides one-on-one online tutoring for families experiencing homelessness or students living in a group home.

Torrance Public Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Colorado:

Statewide: Tutors 4 Change offers tutoring in subjects such as math, science, english, history, and SAT/ACT Math. The suggested “payment” is 99 cents per hour, as the nonprofit’s mission to provide everyone with affordable access to a good education.

Boulder Public Library and Boulder Valley School District students: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Jefferson County Public Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Longmont Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Connecticut:

Bridgeport, Waterbury, and Hartford Area: Children’s Dyslexia Centers provide free, high-quality reading and multi-sensory tutoring for children diagnosed with dyslexia.

Bridgeport: Bridgeport Caribe Youth Leaders offers tutoring for students in grades 3-8 during the school year.

Greater New Haven Area: New Haven Reads offers free, one-on-one literacy tutoring to any student in grades 1-12 who is struggling with reading.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Delaware:

Delaware County Libraries: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Florida:

Broward County Library: Live Tutoring is available for students in grades K-12, in both English and Spanish.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Georgia:

Metro Atlanta Area (Fulton County Public Library, Atlanta Public Schools, Cobb County Public Library): TutorATL provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Hawaii:

Statewide: The Online Learning Academy at the University of Hawaii at Manoa provides free online math and science tutoring for Hawaii public school students in grades K-12.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

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Idaho:

Boise Public Library: Learning Express Library is a free online homework help option with test practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Twin Falls Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Illinois:

Danville, Chicago, LaGrange, Freeport, Palatine, Collinsville, Springfield: Children’s Dyslexia Centers provide free, high-quality reading and multisensory tutoring for children diagnosed with dyslexia.

Elmwood Park Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Indiana:

Statewide: AskRose Homework Help serves students in grades 6-12 in math and science tutoring.

Indianapolis: Children’s Dyslexia Center provides free, high-quality reading and multisensory tutoring for children diagnosed with dyslexia.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Iowa:

Bettendorf Public Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Iowa City Community School District: District students in temporary housing and homeless situations can receive two hours of one-on-one tutoring with a certified teacher each week.

West Des Moines Public Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Kansas:

Hays Public Library: Hays Public Library has partnered with Fort Hays State University to offer tutoring services to students of all ages.

Kansas City: The Learning Club offers in-person homework help with one-on-one volunteer tutoring. Students are primarily in grades 1-6, but can be older. Also, families in the Kansas City area can access Brainfuse through the Kansas City Public Library. Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

“Although virtual tutoring may not be quite as effective as in-person sessions, the positive results point to a potential solution to the growing educational gap.” – Philip Oreopoulos, Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Kentucky:

Boone County Public Library: Learning Express Library is a free online homework help option with test practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Jessamine County Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12. Learning Express Library is another free online homework help option with test practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Lexington Public Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring. Learning Express Library is another free online homework help option with test practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Scott County Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Louisiana:

Statewide: Homework LA provides free online tutoring through Tutor.com for all Louisiana students in grades K-12. Homework LA is available through local public libraries throughout the state.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Maine:

Bangor, Portland: Children’s Dyslexia Centers provide free, high-quality reading and multisensory tutoring for children diagnosed with dyslexia.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Maryland:

Baltimore: The Dyslexia Tutoring Program offers free, one-on-one tutoring to eligible low-income children in reading, writing, and spelling. Also, families in the Baltimore area can access Brainfuse through the Baltimore County Public Library. Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Massachusetts:

Statewide: School on Wheels provides one-on-one online tutoring for Massachusetts families experiencing homelessness or students living in a group home.

Boston Public Library: This library offers free homework help to students in grades K-8. Homework help is provided by high-achieving high school students. Learning Express Library is another free online homework help option with test practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Boston North, Central Massachusetts, and Greater Boston: Children’s Dyslexia Centers provide free, high-quality reading and multisensory tutoring for children diagnosed with dyslexia.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Michigan:

Statewide: GVSU K-12 Connect Virtual Tutoring offers free, virtual one on one tutoring and homework support for students in grades K-12.

Ann Arbor District Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Canton Public Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Great Lakes Bay Region; Southeastern Michigan: Children’s Dyslexia Centers provide free, high-quality reading and multisensory tutoring for children diagnosed with dyslexia.

Highland Township Public Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Novi: Connect Me provides free online test preparation, help with skipped topics due to COVID-19, and general tutoring for low-income students and students with essential worker parents.

Waterford Public Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Minnesota:

Statewide: Scholar Squad offers free one-on-one online tutoring for Minnesota students in grades pre-K-8 who need extra support in reading or math.

Dakota County Library: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Hennepin County Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Saint Paul Public Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Scott County Library: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Mississippi:

Madison County Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Missouri:

Columbia: A Way with Words and Numbers is a service run by University of Missouri-Columbia students. The program provides free tutoring services to students in the Columbia community who need math or reading help.

Midcontinent Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Scenic Regional Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

St. Louis County Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

University City Public Library: Free tutoring and homework help is available through this library. Tutoring is provided by student members of the National Society of Black Engineers.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Montana:

Bozeman Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Nebraska:

Lincoln City Libraries: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Omaha Public Libraries: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Nevada:

Las Vegas Clark County Library District: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Las Vegas Clark County Area: Andson Academies offers free after-school tutoring and homework help for students in grades K-12. Tutoring is delivered by licensed school teachers and aides in a small group format.

Las Vegas Valley: After-School All-Stars provides free after-school programming, which includes homework help, for at-risk youth.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

New Hampshire:

Nashua, Seacoast: Children’s Dyslexia Centers provide free, high-quality reading and multi-sensory tutoring for children diagnosed with dyslexia.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

New Jersey:

Statewide: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring. Use any New Jersey library card to access this resource.

Burlington, Hasbrouck Heights, Northfield, Scotch Plains, Tenafly: Children’s Dyslexia Centers provide free, high-quality reading and multi-sensory tutoring for children diagnosed with dyslexia.

Jersey City Free Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12. Learning Express Library is another free online homework help option with test practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Short Hills and Basking Ridge: Middle and high school students at an independent school in the region founded TutorX to provide free homework help for other students in grades K-12.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

New Mexico:

Albuquerque and Bernalillo County Public Libraries: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

New Mexico State Library: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring. Learning Express Library is another free online homework help option with test preparation practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

New York:

Brooklyn Public Library: This library provides one-on-one and small group homework help in math, science, social studies, and more.

Central New York: Empower CNY provides free tutoring and leadership enrichment for students local to Central New York. Tutoring currently takes place online. But, the program is currently working to offer in-person opportunities by partnering with community centers, local libraries, and other non-profit organizations.

Central New York, Rochester: Children’s Dyslexia Centers provide free, high-quality reading and multi-sensory tutoring for children diagnosed with dyslexia.

New York City: Common Denominator offers one-on-one math tutoring for below-level New York City kids in grades 5-8. Additionally, the Community of Volunteer Educators (COVE) supports students with free tutoring in preK-12 subjects, including science, math, social studies, foreign languages, and more. Families in the New York City area can also access Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse through their library. Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Suffolk County Libraries: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

North Carolina:

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Forsyth County Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Guilford County Schools: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring. The district has also created a district-wide tutoring program, staffed by graduate and undergraduate students, that it will expand in the 2021-2022 school year.

Triangle Area: The Augustine Literacy Project is a non-profit offering in-person, one-on-one tutoring in reading for families from low-income children.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

North Dakota:

Statewide: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12. North Dakota residents can access this resource with their local library information.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Ohio:

Cleveland Public Library: This library offers free, in-person one-on-one and group tutoring in partnership with Cleveland State University and Case Western Reserve University.

Columbus: The Central Community House provides tutoring after school for children ages 5-11.The Ohio Hispanic Coalition provides an afterschool program with homework help for Latino/Hispanic students. Additionally, the Columbus Metropolitan Library offers “Virtual Reading Buddies” to help students in grades K-3 practice reading. Families in the area can also access Brainfuse through the library. Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Canton, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Norwood, Southeastern Ohio: Children’s Dyslexia Centers provide free, high-quality reading and multi-sensory tutoring for children diagnosed with dyslexia.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

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Oklahoma:

Eastern Oklahoma Library System: Learning Express Library is a free online homework help option with test preparation practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Pioneer Library System: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring. Learning Express Library is another free online homework help option with test preparation practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Southern Oklahoma Library System: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Tulsa City-County Library: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring. Learning Express Library is another free online homework help option with test preparation practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Oregon:

Multnomah County Library: This library offers a variety of free tutoring services, such as tutoring by volunteers and college students for K-12 students.

Beaverton City Libraries: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Washington County Cooperative Library Services: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Pennsylvania:

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Lehigh Valley, Pittsburgh, Reading, Western Pennsylvania: Children’s Dyslexia Centers provide free, high-quality reading and multi-sensory tutoring for children diagnosed with dyslexia.

Mt. Lebanon Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

West Philadelphia: The West Philadelphia Tutoring Project is a program at the University of Pennsylvania that provides a high-demand weekly tutoring program for Philadelphia students.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Rhode Island:

Statewide: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12. Rhode Island residents can access the resource with their library card number.

Cranston: Children’s Dyslexia Centers provide free, high-quality reading and multi-sensory tutoring for children diagnosed with dyslexia.

Providence: Connect Tutors provides free remote tutoring and college essay and application help to six Providence Public High Schools.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

South Carolina:

Statewide: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12. South Carolina residents can access the resource with their library information.

Horry County: The Palmetto Literacy Council offers free tutoring for students of any grade who struggle with reading.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

South Dakota:

Statewide: Learning Express Library is a free online homework help option with test preparation practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Black Hills Area: Study Dakota, started by local graduates, offers tutoring for local students in grades 5-12.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Tennessee:

Statewide: Tennessee’s Homework Hotline offers over-the-phone tutoring for students in grades K-12 in a great variety of subjects. Tutors are available to offer help in seven different languages.

Knox County Tennessee Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Nashville: BrightPath Tutors offers one-on-one, personalized tutoring and mentoring, for free, from dedicated college students.

Spring Hill Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Texas:

Statewide: Texas A&M’s Aggie Homework Helpline provides free online tutoring to students in grades pre-K-12. Tutoring can take place via phone or Zoom, and tutors can help with homework, test review, reading practice, and more.

Austin Public Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Brazoria County Library System: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring. Learning Express Library is another free online homework help option with test practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Dallas: Beacon Hill Preparatory Institute provides after school math and reading tutoring at all grade levels.

DeSoto Public Libraries: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12. Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Fort Bend County Libraries: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring. Learning Express Library is another free online homework help option with test practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Houston Public Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Utah:

Statewide: Learning Express Library is a free homework help option with test preparation practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science. It is available through Utah’s Online Public Library.

Salt Lake County Library Services: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Vermont:

Statewide: Learning Express Library is a free homework help option with test preparation practice in reading, writing, math, social studies and science. It is available through the Vermont Online Library.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Virginia:

Statewide: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring and is available through the Library of Virginia.

Alexandria Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Central Rappahannock Regional Library: Brainfuse HelpNow provides free online tutoring in English and Spanish for students of all ages.

Northern Virginia Area: GIVE Youth is a student-run non-profit that provides free tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Richmond Public Library: The library’s Homework Help offers tutoring sessions for students in grades K-5.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Washington:

The Seattle Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Sno-Isle Libraries: Homework HelpNow by Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

425 Tutoring: Founded by Washington students, 425 Tutoring aims to support K-6 students with free virtual tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

West Virginia:

Kanawha County Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Morgantown Public Library System: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Raleigh County Public Library: Tutor.com provides free online tutoring for students in grades K-12.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Wisconsin:

Madison, Milwaukee, Upper Wisconsin: Children’s Dyslexia Centers provide free, high-quality reading and multi-sensory tutoring for children diagnosed with dyslexia.

Milwaukee Public Library: Brainfuse offers e-learning resources and free online tutoring.

Where to look for more: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

Wyoming:

Where to look: Your school, your district, your library, the nearest Boys and Girls Club or YMCA, or family, friends, or neighbors.

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