People, Words & Change

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-234-2494
Fax 613-241-4170
E-Mail info@pwc-ottawa.ca
Website pwc-ottawa.ca
Primary Contact Dee Sullivan, Executive Director; Email: dee@pwc-ottawa.ca
Alternate Contact Julie Oliveira, Education Counsellor
Primary Executive Dee Sullivan, Executive Director
Address & Map
Heartwood House
404 McArthur Ave
Ottawa, ON K1K 1G8
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Literacy and Basic Skills
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

Provides free one-on-one tutoring * Volunteer tutors meet with their learners once a week for two hours at a mutually convenient time and place such as a branch of the Ottawa Public Library. Volunteer tutors are required to attend an orientation session and participate in training workshops several times a year. Learning materials and ongoing tutoring support provided.
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
 
Primarily serves adult learners wanting to improve their literacy and numeracy skills to achieve goals of further education and training, employment or increased independence * must have facility in English and literacy skills below Grade 12 of the Ontario Curriculum
Application Call to arrange interview
Languages English
Fees None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/PeopleWordsChange/
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1978
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities ; Federal ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 131583783 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Books
Date Updated 23 Jan 2019
Subjects
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs

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