Welcome to the Virginia Adult ESOL Health Literacy Toolkit. Created by a hospital social worker and ESOL educator, this toolkit offers explanations, tips, materials, and links to help ESOL teachers and programs better understand and address the health literacy challenges faced by adult English language learners in U.S. health care.

Introduction to ESOL
Health Literacy

Using the U.S.
Health Care System

Teaching ESOL
Health Literacy

ESOL Health Literacy

Links for Educators

Links for Learners

© 2013 Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center. All rights reserved. The VALRC, located at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU School of Education), is funded primarily through the VA Department of Education. This publication was paid for under the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act of 1998; however, the opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent the position or policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and no official endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education should be inferred.