Literacy Council York-Simcoe

Site: Skills Upgrading Centre

Record Details
Alternate Name Computer Training ; Employability Soft Skills ; Employment Readiness Program ; Essential Skills Development Program ; LBS ; Literacy and Basic Skills ; Skills Upgrading Program
Former Name Newmarket Literacy Council
Office Phone 905-853-6279
Fax 905-836-7323
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Established 1984
Primary Executive Trisha Patrick, Executive Director; Email:
Funding Regional / Municipal - Regional Municipality of York ; Provincial - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities ; Fundraising ; United Way - of Greater Toronto ; Foundation - and Corporations
Description (Service) Literacy and Basic Skills and Employment Readiness Programs * customized to person's current skill level and educational goals * one-to-one tutoring, small class instruction or computer-assisted instruction * reading, writing and mathematics skills improvement * GED Preparation * basic to intermediate computer training * employment soft skills
Hours Mon and Thu 9 am-5 pm, Tue and Wed 9 am-8:30 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Dates Year round * closed Fri in Jul and Aug * phone ahead in bad winter weather
Areas Served Bradford West Gwillimbury ; York Region
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
adult learners who want to improve their literacy and numeracy skills to achieve goals of further education and training, employment, or increased independence * Clients must have facility in English language (CLB 6+) and literacy skills below Grade 12 of the Ontario Curriculum
Application Call for an appointment
Languages English
Fees None ; None for eligible clients; small fee per course for others
Site Location Newmarket
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
1100 Gorham St, Ste 15
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8Y8
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Intersection Leslie St and Gorham St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Career Counselling ; Life Skills Education


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