Haldimand Norfolk Literacy Council

Simcoe Head Office and Adult Learning Centre

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Record #: SIM0066 Last Full Update: 20 Dec 2013
CONTACT / REACH Information
CONTACT HeadingsEducation / Literacy ; Employment Support ; Health Services ; Information Services
Description & Services
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DescriptionLiteracy and Basic Skills:
Literacy, numeracy and essential skills services that help learners transition to their goals of employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education or independence * support in clarifying upgrading goals and developing a training plan to achieve them.

Other programs offered include:
Rockabye and Read: a partnership with the HN Health Unit. Early Literacy Kits are distributed to mothers of newborns in Haldimand and Norfolk counties.
Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers play a significant role in all areas of the organization as tutors, committee and board member.
HoursMon-Thu 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm - 4:00 pm
DatesSep-Jun * Office open in summer, but no summer classes
Areas ServedNorfolk County
EligibilityAges: 19 year(s) and up 
Literacy and Basic Skills: Ontario residents 19 years and older whose literacy and basic skills are assessed as being less than end of Level 3 of the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) or the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF), and who are proficient enough in speaking and listening to benefit fully from the language of LBS instruction (English or French)
ApplicationContact Coordinator to discuss program and/or eligibility and set up an assessment
FeesNone - Classes are free * Students are encouraged to purchase resources but may borrow resources if finances are a concern
Location, Telephone & Internet
Address & Map
Royal Canadian Legion
200 West St
Simcoe, ON N3Y 4N5
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Located In CommunitySimcoe
IntersectionQueen and West Sts
Office Phone519-428-0064 
Toll Free Phone1-866-973-READ * 1-866-973-7323 
Contact Information
Mailing AddressPO Box 573 
Simcoe, ON N3Y 4N5
Primary ContactLorraine Bergstrand, Executive Director; Phone: Norfolk office (Business) 519-428-0064 * Haldimand office (Business) 905-774-9141; Email: ed@hnliteracy.com
Alternate ContactSherry Black-Shrubb, Norfolk Coordinator; Email: sherry@hnliteracy.com
Other Details
Alternate NameLBS ; Literacy and Basic Skills
AccessibilityFully Accessible
MeetingsDay classes, night classes and one-to-one tutoring available * Contact the office for information regarding class times and locations
Service CategoriesAdult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs
SubjectsAcademic upgrading ; Literacy ; Literacy instruction