Newcomers’ Holiday Celebration on December 20th

The Newcomers’ Welcome Centre is once again organizing a multicultural celebration of Christmas and the holiday season. This year’s event will take place at the St. Mary’s Anglican Church Hall (36 2nd St. SW) on Tuesday, December 20th, and starts at 5pm to 9pm. We will be having a potluck supper (bring your favourite dish!), an outdoor horse-drawn sleigh ride … Read More

Upcoming EAS Workshop – How to Write a Cover Letter

Be sure to attend the upcoming Employment Assistance Services workshop on Wednesday, November 23 at 1:30pm, upstairs at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre!  This workshop, “How to Write a Cover Letter”, will help you write an effective, eye-catching cover letter for your next job application. You will learn about the importance of a cover letter, how to target your cover letter … Read More

Community Clothes Cupboard – NOW OPEN!

If you are entering or re-entering the workforce and you’re in need of gently used work or business attire, feel free to stop by our Community Clothes Cupboard to check out our selection. We offer a variety of style and sizes of women’s and men’s clothing FREE to anyone in need, and we are always looking for quality donations from the … Read More

Money Management Training – 2016-17 Workshops Announced!

Through a partnership with SEED Winnipeg, the PLLC has trained facilitators to offer a variety of Manage Your Money workshops open to all members of the community. This free training program provides assistance in effectively managing finances, including basics of banking, budgeting, and understanding and managing credit and debt.

Power Up – basic computer training for women

Are you a woman wanting to learn more about how to use computers in a friendly, supportive environment? Join us for Power Up, a free program, starting October 26th for six consecutive Wednesdays, from 6:30pm to 9pm at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre. For more information, call our office at 204-857-6304.

Registration for Fall Classes at the PLLC

Register today for upgrading or to complete credits and graduate from high school through our Mature 12 program. For more information, contact us at 204-857-6304 or

Volunteers Needed!

The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is always looking for volunteers. We are currently seeking people interested in filling the following positions: Member of the Board of Directors – attend monthly meetings, contributing to the governance of the affairs of the PLLC. Language Buddy – help newcomers to Canada practice and improve their English. For more information, call 204-857-6304 ext. 222 or 224, … Read More

Upcoming Money Management Training Sessions – Register Today!

Through a partnership with SEED Winnipeg, Portage Learning and Literacy Centre has trained facilitators to offer a variety of Managing Money workshops to learners, participants and community members of the Central Plains Region. Our next workshop is scheduled for Monday, February 22, from 1pm to 3:30pm at the PLLC, and will cover the topic of Gathering Information. After taking the Gather … Read More

Winterfest 2016

Sunday, January 31

Join the PLLC’s Newcomer’s Welcome Centre, along with the Portage Community Revitalization Corporation (PCRC) and Recreation Opportunities for Kids, on Sunday, January 31 for a day of free fun for the whole family at Winterfest 2016! From 1:00-3:00pm, we will be offering skating, snowshoeing, dog sledding and much more at the Outdoor Skating Rink near North Memorial School! Come out for Winterfest … Read More