City of Kawartha Lakes

City of Kawartha Lakes is a county in Central Ontario located west of Peterborough County and 90 minutes north east of Toronto, on the Trent-Severn waterway.  For more information about City of Kawartha Lakes, visit the Statistics Canada Census Profile.

Literacy and Basic Skills providers in City of Kawartha Lakes include:

 


Outreach Literacy Program

JHS Outreach Literacy Building

Outreach Literacy Program

Build Skills and Confidence to Achieve Your Goal:  An Employment Ontario site, Outreach Literacy is a community-based program providing literacy and essential skills training in reading, writing and numeracy in the City of Kawartha Lakes. For adults, 19 years and over, training is designed to support learners on one of the following goal paths: Apprenticeship, Employment, Post-secondary training, Secondary School Credits or Independence.

Program Features:

  • One-to-one tutoring or small group training
  • Service delivery by trained volunteers
  • E-learning option
  • Assessment services
  • Free and confidential
  • Open Year-round
  • Childcare and transportation subsidies available

Location and Contact Information:

Outreach Literacy
31 Peel St.
Lindsay, ON K9V 3L9

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 am-4:30 pm – All Year Long

Contact: Brenda Graham
Tel: 705-328-0472 Ext 923
Fax: 705-328-2549
Email:


Fleming College, Frost Campus 

Academic Upgrading

Academic Upgrading is a free program for adult learners, 19 years of age and up. Curriculum from pre-high school to college entrance levels, focusing on math, communications (English) and computer skills (electives include biology, chemistry and Strategies for College and Work).

Program Features:

  • Continuous, year-round intake
  • Intake assessment, goal setting and training plan development
  • Instruction is individualized and self-directed, in a small class setting
  • Teachers are available at all times
  • Learning resources are geared to adult learners

Value-added Supports:

  • Student advising
  • Flexible timetables with morning, afternoon and evening classes
  • Tuition covered by Government of Ontario (LBS Program)
  • Childcare and transportation subsidies available for eligible students
  • Program prepares students for college diploma or certificate programs, apprenticeship training, or employment.

Students can also work towards their ACE Certificate (Academic and Career Entrance Certificate), a grade 12 equivalent, accepted by employers, colleges and apprenticeships.

Location and Contact Information:

Frost Campus, Academic Upgrading
P.O. Box 8000, Lindsay ON K9V 5E6
Phone: (705) 324-9411
Fax: (705) 878-9312

Our Summer Hours:
Monday through Friday mornings: 9am – Noon.
Monday through Thursday afternoons: 1pm – 4pm.
Evening Classes: Monday and Wednesday 6pm – 8pm (Science Classes); Tuesday and Thursday 5pm – 8pm (Math, Communications and Computers).

Contact: Mary Walke, Student Advisor
Email:
Phone: (705) 324-9144 extension 3343

Contact: Robin Keating, Coordinator and Faculty
Email:  
Phone: (705) 324-9144 extension 3458

Website: http://flemingcollege.ca/programs/academic-upgrading


Trillium Lakelands District School Board

Pre-Credit and Academic Skills Program (LBS)

This free program is designed for adults who want help with basic reading, writing, math and computer skills. The Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) works in close partnership with other community programs to ensure that students are moving through the LBS services to reach their goals of independence, further education/training or employment.

Services:

  • Preparation for and referral to high school credit programs and college entry programs
  • Small group literacy learning in City of Kawartha Lakes
  • Serves adults & youth
  • Continuous Intake & Assessments
  • Students work at their own pace towards their individual goal.

Location and Contact Information:

Adult Education and Training Centre
230 Angeline Street South
R.R.#2 Lindsay ON K9V 4R2

Hours: Year Round – Monday to Friday: 8:00am – 3:30pm
Our classroom will be closed July 30th-31st, as well as Aug 4th and 14th.

Literacy and Basic Skills classes are now offered in July and August, see www.anewstart.ca for more information!

Phone: (705) 324-1564 or 324-5280
Fax: (705) 324-9773
Email:

Website: http://tldsb.ca/schools/lindsay-aetc