The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is a not-for-profit, charitable organization providing individuals of the Central Plains region with opportunities to realize their education, employment, and life goals through a positive and supportive environment. Our main activities include programs in Adult Education, and Specialized Programs for employment, work experience (for youth), and settlement services and language training (for newcomers to Canada).

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Adult Education

The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is an accredited Adult Learning Centre through Manitoba Education and Training and the Adult Learning and Literacy Branch. Our services are offered to everyone living in the Central Plains region. The Centre offers the Mature Grade 12 High School diploma, individual credits, upgrading and literacy, which includes computer skills. A fully subsidized on-site daycare is available for students attending classes at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre. Classes run from September through June.

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Specialized Programs

The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre offers settlement services and language training for newcomers to Canada through Newcomer Settlement Services. We also offer Employment Assistance Services for all residents of Portage la Prairie and surrounding areas, and a 13-week Work Experience Program for youth (ages 15 to 30). Throughout the year, we offer short-term training programs such as Manage Your Money workshops, and support programs including Care for Newcomer Children (for children of parents attending ESL classes).

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Upcoming Events

Jul
22
Mon
5:00 pm LIFT to Work in Food Processing ... @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
LIFT to Work in Food Processing ... @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for an Information Session to learn more about an innovative training and employment opportunity. Monday, July 22, 2019 5:00 p.m. Portage Learning & Literacy Centre 110 Saskatchewan Ave. W Portage la Prairie Local Initiative For Transition To Work – Upskilling for Entry Into the Food Processing Industry in Portage la Prairie Portage la Prairie is home to a ... Read More
Aug
21
Wed
6:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Regularly scheduled meeting of the PLLC Board of Directors.
Sep
18
Wed
6:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Regularly scheduled meeting of the PLLC Board of Directors.
Oct
16
Wed
6:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Regularly scheduled meeting of the PLLC Board of Directors.