The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre (PLLC) is a not-for-profit 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 services are divided into two main streams: Adult Education and Programs.

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Adult Education

The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is an accredited Adult Learning Centre through Manitoba Multiculturalism and Literacy branch of the Government of Manitoba. Our service is 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 day care is available.

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Programs

The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre offers specialized programs that focus on settlement services and language training for newcomers, through our Newcomer’s Welcome Centre, as well as Employment Assistance Services for the residents of Portage la Prairie and surrounding areas. We also offer Money Management Training, as well as a basic computer course for women called Power Up. We also offer support programs such as an on-site daycare for our students, and the Community Clothes Cupboard, offering free gently used business or work clothes.

Our Programs

Upcoming Events

Sep
29
Thu
4:00 pm Newcomers’ Swim Program @ Shindleman Aquatic Centre (PCU)
Newcomers’ Swim Program @ Shindleman Aquatic Centre (PCU)
Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In partnership with Canadian Tire Jumpstart, ROK (Recreation Opportunities for Kids), and PRRA, you are invited to join us for free swimming lessons. Instruction time in the pool will be adjusted to meet the needs of the group. There will be a limited number of participants, so register today! Where: Shindleman Aquatic Centre (PCU) Who: Children/Youth ages 4–18 (Parents also ... Read More
6:30 pm ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes – Stage 1 (CLB 1-4) & Stage 2 (CLB 5-8) are held at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Classes are instructor-led and involve volunteers to provide additional one-on-one support for learners. For more information or to register (continuous intake throughout the year), please contact ... Read More
Oct
4
Tue
4:00 pm Newcomers’ Swim Program @ Shindleman Aquatic Centre (PCU)
Newcomers’ Swim Program @ Shindleman Aquatic Centre (PCU)
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In partnership with Canadian Tire Jumpstart, ROK (Recreation Opportunities for Kids), and PRRA, you are invited to join us for free swimming lessons. Instruction time in the pool will be adjusted to meet the needs of the group. There will be a limited number of participants, so register today! Where: Shindleman Aquatic Centre (PCU) Who: Children/Youth ages 4–18 (Parents also ... Read More
6:00 pm ESL Tutorial Sessions in Notre D... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
ESL Tutorial Sessions in Notre D... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Do you want to practice English and make new friends? We are offering ESL Tutorial Sessions run by an in-class tutor to help you learn and practice English and meet new people in the community of Notre Dame de Lourdes and surrounding areas. Open to all Permanent Resident newcomers to Canada. For more information or to register, contact our office ... Read More
6:30 pm ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes – Stage 1 (CLB 1-4) & Stage 2 (CLB 5-8) are held at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Classes are instructor-led and involve volunteers to provide additional one-on-one support for learners. For more information or to register (continuous intake throughout the year), please contact ... Read More