Literacy South Halton

Site: Burlington Head Office

Service: Literacy and Basic Skills

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments In June 2016 Literacy Council of Burlington and Oakville Literacy Council joined together to represent South Halton residents.
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-631-1770
E-Mail info@literacycouncil.ca
Website www.literacysouthhalton.ca
Primary Contact Elaine Austin, Executive Director; Email: elaine@literacycouncil.ca
Alternate Contact Kathy Hall, Skills Training Manager; Email: kathy@literacycouncil.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Upper Canada Place
460 Brant St, Suite 21
Burlington, ON L7R 4B6
 
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Intersection Brant St and James St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name LBS ; LSH
Former Name Literacy Council of Burlington ; Oakville Literacy Council
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Offers literacy, numeracy and essential skills services to assist in transitioning to employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education or independence.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1980
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development ; Grants ; Donations
Elections Annual General Meeting in June
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills  
* volunteer tutors are trained in the internationally recognized Laubach method and then matched with a student  
* helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence 
 
Adult computer courses 
* 8 week computer instruction for adults with little or no computer skills 
* improve job search skills and participate in hands-on exercises 
 
Call for more information or to register call 905-845-1157 ext 101
Hours Mon 10 am-4 pm * Tue, Wed, Thu 10 am-8 pm * seasonal hours may vary
Areas Served Burlington ; Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
 
Ontario residents 19 years and older, with reading, writing and math skills below Grade 12 of the Ontario curriculum * must have facility in English
Application Call to arrange an interview (leave message if necessary).
Languages English
Fees Membership - $20.00 annually for members and supporters ; None - for students
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs

Agency Overview


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