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!    

Register Today for the Mature 12 High School Diploma Program!

Did you know that you can attain your Grade 12 diploma or take prerequisite courses for College or University entrance through the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre? We offer a Mature Grade 12 Diploma Program and course upgrading in a supportive classroom environment. If you would like to improve basic math and English skills, we also have an adult literacy … Read More

Summer Youth Engagement Program for Newcomer Youth

The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is pleased to offer a new summer program for newcomer youth starting this week! Newcomer youth between the ages of 10 to 18 are encouraged to sign up and join in the fun over the next seven weeks of summer! Contact our Newcomer Settlement Services staff today at or 204-857-6304 if you would like more … Read More

The PLLC Song – “Celebrate” by Lucien Spence

Local Portage la Prairie musician and current student of the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre, Lucien Spence wrote and sang this amazing and inspirational song for our students of the PLLC. Click on the link below to hear the song: PLLC Grad Song – Celebrate by Lucien Spence

We are seeking donations for the Community Clothes Cupboard

Our Community Clothes Cupboard is volunteer-run service providing free business and semi-formal work attire for our clients and students entering or participating in the workforce. We rely on donations from the public, and we are currently seeking new or gently used clothing (all sizes). Please drop off any donations at the PLLC, 110 Saskatchewan Ave. West, during our regular business hours (Monday … Read More

Join us for Winterfest 2017!

This year’s Winterfest will take place on Sunday, February 19th at the BDO Centre for the Community. The event runs from 2:30pm to 4:30pm, with a ton of free activities for the whole family! There will be a free hot dogs, hot chocolate, taffy tasting, skating, snow castles, hay rides and more! Come out for this free family day of winter … Read More