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

Apr
24
Mon
7:00 pm Newcomers Event – Two Plays pres... @ William Glesby Centre
Newcomers Event – Two Plays pres... @ William Glesby Centre
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Prairie Players are putting on two shorter plays during the last week of April and would like to invite all of our newcomer clients to come and watch their official dress rehearsal at the Glesby Centre on Monday, April 24th at 7pm. If you are interested in coming, please let us know by Friday, April 21. One of the plays is ... Read More
Apr
25
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Conversation Circles in Notr... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
ESL Conversation Circles in Notr... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Do you want to practice English and make new friends? We are offering volunteer-run Conversation Circles/Tutorial sessions to help you learn and practice English and meet new people in the community of Notre Dame de Lourdes and surrounding areas. For more information, contact our office at 204-857-6304 ext. 268.
6:30 pm ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr
27
Thu
6:30 pm ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Apr 27 @ 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
6:30 pm Newcomer Workshop – The Story St... @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Newcomer Workshop – The Story St... @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Newcomer Workshop - The Story Stick with Angela Roulette @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre | Portage la Prairie | Manitoba | Canada
Angela Roulette will lead our next Newcomer workshop on Thursday, April 27th from 6:30 – 8:30pm. Angela is very well known in Portage and a gifted teacher and communicator. She will teach us about her Indigenous culture and help us share our own unique stories.