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 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.

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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

Feb
28
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Tutorial Sessions in Notre D... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
ESL Tutorial Sessions in Notre D... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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
Mar
1
Wed
1:00 pm Manage Your Money Workshop – Mon... @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Manage Your Money Workshop – Mon... @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
PLLC staff are trained to facilitate money management workshops where participants are able to share what they know, gain new knowledge, and take home practical tools to manage their money! Attending these sessions will allow you to: Learn new and creative ways to effectively budget Build practical skills to save for the future Acquire skills on how to build credit ... Read More
Mar
2
Thu
6:30 pm ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar
7
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Tutorial Sessions in Notre D... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
ESL Tutorial Sessions in Notre D... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
Mar 7 @ 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