Windsor-Essex Programs

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Windsor Public Library, Adult Literacy Program

What: One to one tutoring. Small group classes (2-8 people).
Small group class for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (2-5 people) Help with reading, writing, numeracy and computers.Emphasis on independence and employment readiness. Deaf Literacy program available.
Who: Adults 19 years of age and older (some age exceptions apply)
When: Daytime or evening – 4 to 10 hours per week depending on program
Where: Literacy classes are at the Central Library only. Tutoring time and place are convenient to both learner and tutor at any of the 10 branches in the Windsor area. Deaf literacy program located at the Canadian Hearing Society.

Windsor Public Library, Adult Literacy Program
850 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor  N9A 4M9
Phone: 519-255-6770 Ext. 4460 / Fax: 519-255-7207
www.windsorpubliclibrary.com

St. Clair College

What: Large group (10 to 40 people). Teacher led instruction. Help with reading, writing, spelling and math. Basic computer. Academic & Career Entrance (ACE) certificate available which is equivalent to grade 12 for the purpose of entering post-secondary college and apprenticeship programs.
Who: Adults 19 years of age and older (some age exceptions apply)
When: Daytime or early evening: Up to 25 hours per week

Assistance with transportation may be available.

St. Clair College
2000 Talbot Road W., Windsor  N9A 6S4
Phone: 519-972-2727 Ext. 4551 / Fax: 519-972-2745
www.stclaircollege.ca

Greater Essex County District School Board

What: Small group up to 10 – 12 people. Certified teacher led instruction. Reading, writing, spelling and math support is available. Up-to-date computer learning lab.
Pre-credit for entrance to adult secondary credit program towards OSSD. Preparation for employment, education, apprenticeship, independence and post-secondary. Prep for GED.
Who: Adults 19 years of age and older (some age exceptions apply)
When: Daytime. 5 to 25 hours per week
Where: Windsor
Mason Educational Centre
284 Cameron Avenue, Windsor  N9B 1Y6
Phone: 519-253-5006 Ext. 11008 / Fax: 519-253-0053
www.publicboard.ca

Greater Essex County District School Board

What:  Small group up to 10 – 12 people. Certified teacher led instruction. Reading, writing, spelling and math support is available. Up-to-date computer learning lab.
Pre-credit for entrance to adult secondary credit program towards OSSD. Preparation for employment, education, apprenticeship, independence and post-secondary. Prep for GED.
Who: Adults 19 years of age and older (some age exceptions apply)
When: Daytime or evening. 5 to 12.5 hours per week

Leamington
215 Talbot Street E., Leamington  N8H 3X5
Phone: 519-322-1688 / Fax: 519-326-9657
www.gecdsb.on.ca

Unemployed Help Cente

What: Large group (15 to 20 people). Certified teacher-led instruction.  Help with reading, writing, spelling and math. Computer learning programs. Preparation for employment, further education and training. GED prep assistance.
Who: Adults 19 years of age and older (some age exceptions apply)
When: Daytime – 8:30 to 4:30 with evening hours until 7:30 on Wednesday.
Assistance with transportation or day care may be available.

Unemployed Help Centre
6955 Cantelon Dr., Windsor, ON  N8T 3J9
Phone: 519-944-4900 Ext. 135 / Fax: 519-944-9184
www.uhc.ca

South Essex Community Council

What: Certified teacher-led instruction. Small classes (up to 10).One-to-one tutoring. Help with reading, writing, spelling and math. Computer learning programs. Preparation for employment and independence. On-site childcare provided for some classes; transportation assistance available. Short-term employment related “boutique” training sessions available on a rotating basis.
Who: Adults 19 years of age and older (some age exceptions apply)
When: Daytime or evening. 2 to 6 hours per week
Where: Leamington classes offered at 215 Talbot Street East location. Tutoring provided in various locations at the convenience of learner/tutor.

Leamington Campus
215 Talbot Street E., Leamington  N8H 3X5
Phone: 519-326-8629 / Fax: 519-326-1529

www.secc.on.ca

Latiy^te’hta?as Literacy Program

What: Self/Cultural Connections, Community Connections, Educational Development (literacy/essential skills/individualized learning) in keeping with the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework.

One-to-one and group instruction in reading, writing, math, workforce literacy and basic computer skills. Individual learning plans and flexible hours.

Referrals to other programs.

Who: To assist Aboriginal learners who want to make literacy an Aboriginal cultural tradition to a way of learning. Adults 19 years of age and older (some age exceptions apply)

When: Daytime

Where: Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre of Windsor

Phone: 519-253-3243 Ext. 223 / Fax: 519-253-7856

www.caifc.ca

Collège Boréal

What: Small group teacher led instruction. One-to-one tutoring. Help with reading, writing, spelling, mathematics, science and computer learning programs. Preparation for employment. Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate available (equivalent to Grade 12) aiming at entering into post-secondary college and apprenticeship programs. GED preparation.

Who: Francophones adult 19 years of age or older (some age exceptions apply)

When: Daytime and evening: up to 24 hours per week

Where: 7515 Forest Glade Dr., Windsor, ON  N8T 3P5

Phone: 519-948-6019 Ext. 7621 / Fax: 519-948-5362

www.collegeboreal.ca

 

All agencies serve people from the following groups: Adults requiring literacy and numeracy skills, underemployed, unemployed, employment disadvantaged, Ontario Works, Worker’s Safety and Insurance Board recipients.

*Large group can be from 10 to 40 students depending on the service provider.