Literacy South Halton

Site: Oakville Satellite Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-469-8528
E-Mail info@literacycouncil.ca
Website www.literacysouthhalton.ca
Primary Contact Elaine Austin, Executive Director; Phone: 905-631-1770; Email: elaine@literacycouncil.ca
Site Information
Site Location Woodside Branch, Oakville Public Library, Lower Level
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville Public Library, Woodside Branch
1274 Rebecca St, lower level
Oakville, ON L6L 1Z2
 
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Intersection Third Line and Rebecca St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Former Name Literacy Council of Burlington ; Oakville Literacy Council (July 2016)
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 1986
Primary Executive Mark Clayton, President, Board of Directors; Email: mark@markmyword.ca
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations
Elections 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 
* students improve job search skills and participate in hands-on exercises 
* call for more information or call 905-845-1157 ext 101 to register
Hours By appointment only
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up
Application volunteer tutor application; student interview and assessment
Languages English
Fees Membership - $20 annually ; None - for students
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Computer and Related Technology Classes
Other Details
Resources Brochure/Website

Agency Overview


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