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 Multiculturalism and Literacy branch of the Government of Manitoba. Our service is 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.

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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

Jan
17
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Tutorial Sessions in Notre D... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
ESL Tutorial Sessions in Notre D... @ Centre Dom-Benoit
Jan 17 @ 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
Jan 17 @ 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
Jan
18
Wed
1:30 pm EAS Workshop – Outstanding Inter... @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
EAS Workshop – Outstanding Inter... @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Jan 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Be sure to check out this workshop – Outstanding Interviews – if you want to learn some valuable tips on how to best present yourself during your next job interview. For more information or to register, contact our great workshop facilitator at [email protected] today!
6:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Regularly scheduled meeting of the PLLC Board of Directors.
Jan
19
Thu
6:30 pm ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
ESL Classes (Stage 1 & Stage 2) @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Jan 19 @ 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