Frontier College

Site: Kingston - No Physical Address

Service: Literacy Initiative

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-929-0791
Primary Executive Michelle LaMarche, Community Coordinator; Phone: 613-929-0791; Email:
Address & Map
Kingston, ON
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Physical Access Fully Accessible - programs
Description & Services
Description (Service) Literacy organization * offering literacy programs from October to April every year, as the majority of tutors are Queen's University students

Prison Literacy Initiative: places trained and screened volunteer tutors at area prisons to teach literacy and numeracy skills

Read For Fun Program: places trained and screened volunteer tutors with Grades 1-6 children with literacy and numeracy needs on a one-to-one basis in 10 reading circles in area schools and libraries

Literacy Outreach Program: places trained and screened volunteer tutors with children in shelters in Kingston

Helen Tufts Child Outreach Program: places trained and screened volunteers tutors with children age 6 to 12 years old with social, literacy and numeracy needs
Hours Irregular, call for details
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Kingston
Boundaries Prison Literacy Initiative - Collins Bay Institution and Bath Institution * Read For Fun - ten Kingston area schools and libraries * Literacy Outreach - Kingston Interval House, Lily's Place Shelter, Kingston Youth Transitions and Immigrant Services Kingston & Area * Community Justice Literacy Outreach Program - Elizabeth Fry Society of Kingston and Restart (John Howard Society)
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 12 year(s) 
Prison Literacy Initiative: federal prisoners 
Read for Fun: children in grades 1-6 who have literacy needs 
Literacy Outreach: children residing in shelters where program offered 
Helen Tufts Child Outreach Program: children ages 6-12 years with social, literacy and/or numeracy needs 
Volunteers: individuals 16 years and older
Application Call or email to register for Read for Fun or Helen Tufts Child Outreach Program
Languages English ; French - available at the Central Library reading circle
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Print Material Pamphlets * Tutoring Manuals
Date Updated 30 Dec 2019
Service Categories Adult Literacy Programs ~ Inmates ; Subject Tutoring ~ Children ~ Literacy Issues ; Volunteer Opportunities

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