Project READ Literacy Network Waterloo-Wellington
|Record #: CND2459||Last Modified: 08 Aug 2019||Last Full Update: 08 Aug 2019|
|Alternate Name||Get Set Learn ; Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS)|
|Description (Site)||Located in Stanley Park Community Centre, Mill-Courtland Community Centre, and Kitchener Waterloo Christian Reformed Church|
|Located In Community||Waterloo Region|
|Address & Map||
124 Sydney St S, 3rd Floor
Kitchener, ON N2G 3V2
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|Intersection||Ottawa St. S and King St. E|
|Physical Access||Not Accessible|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Agency)||The network has been devoted to promoting literacy issues and programs to the community, bringing literacy practitioners together, and improving service delivery. This mandate of information and support remains the heart of the organization.|
|Description (Service)||Provides any adult or family in Waterloo Wellington with access to literacy training.
As the umbrella organization representing literacy programs in W-W, we provide: information on and referral to literacy programs, literacy assessments, public awareness and education, resource centre, professional development for members groups, literacy service planning, clear language consultation.
Get Set Learn: literacy program for families of children up to 6 years who are receiving Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program benefits.
|Hours||Mon-Thu 9:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Waterloo Region ; Wellington County|
|Eligibility||Ages: 19 year(s) and up
Agencies with programs as outlined, or have an interest in a literacy issue * adults who would like information on literacy or basic skills assessment, upgrading and learning plans
|Application||Assessments by appointment * phone or email to register.|
|Fees||Service - Fee for Assessment. (Assessments are free for individuals receiving OW)|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Service Categories||Early Literacy Development Programs ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Literacy Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Literacy Issues|