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.

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Adult Education

The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is an accredited Adult Learning Centre through Manitoba Education and Training and the Adult Learning and Literacy Branch. Our services are 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 for students attending classes at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre. Classes run from September through June.

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Specialized Programs

The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre offers settlement services and language training for newcomers to Canada through Newcomer Settlement Services. We also offer Employment Assistance Services for all residents of Portage la Prairie and surrounding areas, and a 13-week Work Experience Program for youth (ages 15 to 30). Throughout the year, we offer short-term training programs such as Manage Your Money workshops and Power Up, which is a basic computer course for women. Support programs include Care for Newcomer Children (for children of parents attending ESL classes), and the Community Clothes Cupboard, offering free gently used work clothes.

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Upcoming Events

Aug
16
Wed
6:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Regularly scheduled meeting of the PLLC Board of Directors.
Sep
20
Wed
6:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Regularly scheduled meeting of the PLLC Board of Directors.
Oct
18
Wed
6:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Regularly scheduled meeting of the PLLC Board of Directors.
Nov
15
Wed
6:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Regularly scheduled meeting of the PLLC Board of Directors.