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 literacy, educational, 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, and settlement services.

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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
23
Mon
1:30 pm Conversation Circle @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Conversation Circle @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Jul 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Are you wanting to practice your English while making new friends? Join us for a Conversation Circle at the PLLC every Monday and Wednesday afternoon.
4:30 pm Garden Club @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Garden Club @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Jul 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Join the newcomer’s Garden Club at the garden plots at the Rotary Republic of Manitobah Park in Portage la Prairie. We will be weeding, watering, and enjoying each other’s company. We will also have trips to do strawberry picking and Saskatoon berry picking. Come out for a relaxing and fun time with the garden club!
Jul
25
Wed
12:00 pm Summer Youth Program @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Summer Youth Program @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Summer Youth Program @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre | Portage la Prairie | Manitoba | Canada
1:30 pm Conversation Circle @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Conversation Circle @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Jul 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Are you wanting to practice your English while making new friends? Join us for a Conversation Circle at the PLLC every Monday and Wednesday afternoon.