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
E-Mail info@skillsupgrading.ca
Website www.skillsupgrading.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/skillsupgrading
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Established 1984
Primary Executive Trisha Patrick, Executive Director; Email: lityork@skillsupgrading.ca
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 * computer training * employment skills
Hours Mon and Thu 9 am-5 pm, Tue and Wed 9 am-9 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 
 
Primarily serves adult learners wanting to improve their literacy and numeracy skills to achieve goals of further education and training, employment or increased independence * must have facility in English and literacy skills below Grade 12 of the Ontario Curriculum
Application Call for an appointment
Languages English
Fees None ; Free Skills Upgrading (one to one, small group and/or computer assisted, book fees may apply; Basic Computer Training Program for employment available to the community, self-paced courses in Basic Computers, Internet, MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access - free for eligible participants ; low administration fee per course for all other courses
Site Location Newmarket
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
1100 Gorham St, Ste 15
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8Y8
Intersection Leslie St and Gorham St
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Career Counselling ; Life Skills Education

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