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.

Adult Literacy Education | Portage Learning and Literacy Centre

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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Settlement Services and Language Training Programs | Portage Learning and Literacy Centre

Specialized Programs

The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre offers settlement services and language training for newcomers to Canada 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 a Work Experience program for youth, a basic computer course for women called Power Up, and Managing Money workshops throughout the year.  Support programs include an on-site daycare, and the Community Clothes Cupboard, offering free gently used business or work clothes.

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Upcoming Events

Dec
5
Mon
1:00 pm Manage Your Money Workshop – Bud... @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Manage Your Money Workshop – Bud... @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us for the second session in the Manage Your Money workshop series, which takes place at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre. These workshops are open to everyone and are no cost to participants. After taking the Budgeting workshop, you will be able to: Name the kinds of information in a budget Use a record and budget to manage your money and ... Read More
Dec
6
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Tutorial Sessions in Notre D... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
ESL Tutorial Sessions in Notre D... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
Dec 6 @ 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
Dec 6 @ 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
Dec
8
Thu
6:30 pm ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Dec 8 @ 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
Dec
13
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Tutorial Sessions in Notre D... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
ESL Tutorial Sessions in Notre D... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
Dec 13 @ 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