Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

Site: Ottawa - 440 Albert St

Service: Literacy and Basic Skills - Continuing Education Department

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-239-2325 ext 2022
Fax 613-239-2324
Primary Contact Alison Trusty, Support Instructor, Literacy & Basic Skills
Alternate Contact Jennifer McKay, Supervisor, LBS/ESL/LINC; Email:
Primary Executive Shirley Graham, Education Officer; Phone: 613-239-2325 ext 2007
Alternate Executive Anne McKillop-Ostrom, Principal, Continuing Education; Email:
Address & Map
440 Albert St
Ottawa, ON K1R 5B5
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Mailing Address c/o Shirley Graham 
440 Albert St 
Ottawa, ON K1R 5B5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills * helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence 
Workplace Basic Skills Program: offers training in the following areas: Child Care Assistant; Preparation to enter a Personal Support Worker (PSW) program, Computer Skills Development course; Certificates for Employment course; Adaptive Learning Program
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
Class hours Mon-Fri 9 am-2 pm or 3 pm depending on the class
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
Ontario residents 19 years and older, with reading, writing and math skills below Grade 12 of the Ontario Curriculum * must have facility in English
Application Call to arrange interview
Languages English
Fees None
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Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Colleges and Universities ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119249233 RR0003
Elections Trustees are elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Date Updated 03 Dec 2019
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs

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