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Adult Literacy Program Providers

Locating Local Community Based Adult Literacy Program Providers

  • 211 Ontario is a telephone and website service that provides information and referral to approximately 56,000 agencies and services in Ontario. By telephone, dial 211 and speak to someone directly about a literacy program in the community you are interested in. For the website, use the Find Services in Ontario section and enter Adult Literacy where it asks you to enter a search word, organization or topic. Then enter a postal code, address or community and click Search.
  • The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities website also has information. Click on Adult Learningand then Reading, Writing and Math.
  • Employment Ontario has telephone and website resources. By telephone, call 1-800-387-5656 to speak to someone directly. For the website, enter Literacy and Basic Skills in the Step 1 box and enter the name of the community in the Step 2 box. Contact information for the literacy programs in the specified community will be provided.


Online Literacy Program Providers

There are various province-wide online literacy program providers in Ontario. These programs have continuous enrollment and they are free of charge. Learners need to have access to a computer to be able to enroll and participate in the program.

  • Good Learning Anywhere is the online literacy program for the Native community in Ontario, coordinated by the Sioux Hudson Literacy Council.
  • The Learning Hub is the online literacy program for the Anglophone community in Ontario, coordinated by the Avon Maitland District School Board.
  • Le service de formation à distance ([email protected]) is the online literacy program for the Francophone community, coordinated by La Coalition ontarienne de formation des adultes (COFA).
  • Deaf Learn Now will be the online literacy program for the Deaf community, coordinated by George Brown College.
  • ACE Distance is the Academic and Career Entrance online program in Ontario, coordinated by the College Sector Committee.

 

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