Portage Celebrates Diversity!

Everyone is invited to attend the “Portage Celebrates Diversity” festival at Red River College Portage Campus on Saturday, August 18th, from 12pm to 6pm. “Portage Celebrates Diversity” is a FREE, fun-filled community festival where attendees can experience new cultures and meet new people. Organized by Portage Learning and Literacy Centre (PLLC), the afternoon-long event offers multicultural mini-pavilions, music and art … Read More

Manage Your Money Workshops in the Community!

Everyone is encouraged to attend one or both of the two Manage Your Money workshops facilitated by PLLC staff and hosted at the YFC – the Door on July 25 and July 27 starting at 5pm each evening. Free snacks and beverages will be provided.  For more information, please contact us at info@pllc.ca or call 204-857-6304.  

Indigenous Adult Health Internship Program

Have you heard of the Indigenous Adult Health Internship Program? The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre, in partnership with Southern Health-Santé Sud and other agencies, is currently recruiting eligible participants for a 14-week work placement program that includes two weeks of pre-employment training. The goal is to provide adults with support and guidance to either return to the education system, … Read More

Summer Youth Program

Newcomer Settlement Services is organizing an amazing Summer Youth Program with tons of great activities for participants! If you have youth (ages 7-18) in your family, contact us today to get them registered for their best summer yet! Programming starts Tuesday, July 3rd, and runs four hours per day, four days per week for eight weeks. Days and times may vary. Please check the … Read More

Congratulations 2018 Graduates!

Congratulations to all PLLC graduates who are receiving their high school diploma on Friday, June 22, 2018. Convocation ceremony takes place at Canad Inns in Portage la Prairie starting at 2pm. A couple of years ago, a local Portage la Prairie musician and student of the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre, Lucien Spence, wrote and sang this amazing and inspirational song … Read More

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

PLLC and  Southern Health have partnered to help community members complete their Income Taxes for 2017.   People can complete their taxes in the following ways; Appointments (or walk-in) or they can Drop-off their Income Tax information. PLLC has two volunteers who are available by appointment (date/times on the poster) PLLC also has a volunteer offering to complete peoples income taxes using … Read More

New “Manage Your Money” Workshop Schedule Released

Join us for any or all of the “Manage Your Money” workshops at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre. Trained facilitators provide valuable insight using real life examples to help you further develop practical skills for managing your money. Light snacks and refreshments are provided. Childcare is also available if needed. Please contact us today to save your seat in … Read More

The Human Library series at the Portage Regional Library

Join us for this free activity to listen, learn and interact with an interesting person with their own story to tell through the human library series! The event is targeted toward youth ages 12 to 18, but everyone is welcome to attend. Free snacks and refreshments provided.  

Newcomer Information Session – Canada Revenue Agency

Everyone is encouraged to attend this presentation by the Canada Revenue Agency on Tuesday, October 24th at 6:30pm. By attending this workshop, you will be able learn more about tax filing and accessing benefits, how to save money, and how to avoid being scammed. This is an excellent workshop, and we look forward to seeing you there! Snacks and refreshments … Read More

Employment Assistance Services Workshop Schedule!

Join our amazing Employment Consultant as she facilitates several important workshops this fall. The next workshop – “Conducting an Effective Job Search” is now on Tuesday, November 21st from 1:30pm to 3pm at the PLLC.  Be sure to attend these great workshops to help you reach your career goals!