Wellington County Learning Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-848-3462
Toll Free Phone 1-888-368-7889
Fax 519-848-9354
E-Mail literacy@thewclc.ca
Website www.thewclc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/arthurlearningcentre?fref=ts
Primary Contact Laurie Few, Youth Coordinator
Site Information
Located In Community Arthur
Address & Map
179 George St
Arthur, ON N0G 1A0
 
View MapQuest Map
Mailing Address Box 256 
Arthur, ON N0G 1A0
Physical Access Not Accessible - can arrange appointments at alternative locations
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name ACE ; GED ; LBS ; Literacy and Basic Skills
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 Advanced Education and Skills Development ; United Way - United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) 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 
* Academic Career Entrance (ACE) program for adults wishing to upgrade for entrance into college  
* 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 
By appointment Fri 12 noon-4:30 pm * Sat 9 am-1 pm * Tue-Thu 5 pm-7 pm
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 16-22 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
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Computer and Related Technology Classes ; GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction ; Life Skills Education ; Literacy Testing ; Subject Tutoring ~ Adolescents ~ Literacy Issues

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