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.

Education Details
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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).

Program Details

Upcoming Events

Sep
19
Thu
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is a formal English as a Second Language (ESL) class for any Permanent Resident assessed at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 1-4. We also offer support services such as transportation to and from classes and childminding while you are attending classes. We offer continuous intake, so contact us today to register!
6:00 pm ESL Stage 2 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 2 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is a formal English as a Second Language (ESL) class for any Permanent Resident assessed at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5-8. We also offer support services such as transportation to and from classes and childminding while you are attending classes. We offer continuous intake, so contact us today to register!
Sep
24
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is a formal English as a Second Language (ESL) class for any Permanent Resident assessed at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 1-4. We also offer support services such as transportation to and from classes and childminding while you are attending classes. We offer continuous intake, so contact us today to register!
6:00 pm ESL Stage 2 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 2 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is a formal English as a Second Language (ESL) class for any Permanent Resident assessed at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5-8. We also offer support services such as transportation to and from classes and childminding while you are attending classes. We offer continuous intake, so contact us today to register!
Sep
25
Wed
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 & 2 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 & 2 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is a formal English as a Second Language (ESL) class for any Permanent Resident assessed at CLB 1-8. We also offer support services such as transportation to and from classes. We offer continuous intake, so contact us today to register!