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Wellington County Learning Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-848-3462
Toll Free Phone 1-888-368-7889
Fax 519-848-9354
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) Helps youth and adults maximize skills and develop their ability to learn, providing help with reading, writing and mathematics.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
Primary Executive Elizabeth Debergh, Executive Director
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development ; United Way - United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) During the COVID-19 emergency, phone calls and e-mail messages are being answered. Call the Learning Centre for any needs or concerns you may have. Phones and e-mail will be checked every 24 hours. 
Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills * helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence 
Other programs include: 
* Youth and Adult Literacy Program - provides a volunteer one-to-one tutor 
* Let's Get Real - youth build essential skills and establish an employment or academic goal path 
* Adult Small Group - prepares adults to write their General Education Development (GED) exam or prepare for the workplace 
* Circles Guelph Wellington, Arthur location - for people living in poverty in Wellington County, excluding the City of Guelph
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon 
Alternate times may be available by appointment based on staff availability
Areas Served Wellington County - excluding the City of Guelph
Eligibility * Youth: in school, 8-18 years, struggling with literacy demands 
* Let's Get Real: youth 16-29 years 
* Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS): 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 For LBS program, call or e-mail office and ask for Patricia Belding, Adult Coordinator
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Arthur
Address & Map
207 George St, Unit A
Arthur, ON N0G 1A0
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Mailing Address Box 256 
Arthur, ON N0G 1A0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance - Accessible ; Washroom - Not Accessible ; can arrange appointments at alternative locations
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training
HCSD Sub Heading Academic Upgrading ; Adult Literacy
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs ; GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction ; Life Skills Education ; Literacy Testing ; Subject Tutoring ~ Adolescents ~ Literacy Issues

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