Adult Language and Learning
|Address & Phone(s)|
48 Fifth St, Ste 310
Chatham, ON N7M 4V8
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|Intersection||Fifth St and King St|
|Mailing Address||48 Fifth St, Ste 310 |
Chatham, ON N7M 4V8
|Description & Services|
Through Adult Language and Learning, adults in Chatham-Kent can reach their personal learning and settlement goals in a supportive environment. Each client is interviewed. The client, with our support, sets individual goals, and is either referred to an appropriate agency or is placed into one of our programs.
* One on One tutoring through Literacy Basic and Essential Skills (LBS)
* Literacy Basic and Essential Skills (LBS) levels 1,2,3,4, and 5 in a classroom setting
* Preparation for the Prior Learning Assessment (Pre-PLAR) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
* Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)
* English as a Second Language (ESL)
* Citizenship classes as needed
* Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program (ISAP)
Settlement Program (formerly Immigrant and Adaptation Program) services enable immigrants and refugees to integrate into Canadian society including orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community * provides needs and eligibility assesments, pre- and posst-arrival information and referral, job search and employment counselling, assistance to establish social and professional networks to promote community engagement, and assistance to access a range of settlement services.
* Newcomer Resource Centre
* Other language classes as needed
A computer lab with literacy and numeracy programs is available on site.
Job Search Workshops (JSW) and On-site childcare available
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up |
May require literacy assessment, needs assessment, or immigration documentation to establish services at no cost VS fee
All programs are available for a fee for those not eligible for funded services.
|Application||By phone; Walk-in; appointment sometimes required; Application process required|
|Primary Contact||Tracy Callaghan, Executive Director; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Contact||Chris Benninger, Assistant to the Director|
|Subjects||Academic upgrading ; Adult education ; Advocacy ; Children ; Citizenship ; Education ; English as a second language ; First language literacy programs ; Immigrants ; Literacy ; Literacy instruction ; Orientation ; Refugees ; Settlement services ; Tutoring|