Service: Literacy and Basic Skills

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-789-7418 ext 230
Fax 613-789-7431
Primary Contact Angela McCanny, Co-Ordinator
Alternate Contact Jan Goatcher, Co-ordinator, Employment and Training Services, John Howard Society of Ottawa; Phone: 613-789-7418 ext 226; Email:
Primary Executive Cheryl Jensen, President, Algonquin College; Phone: 613-727-4723 ext 7705
Alternate Executive Robyn Heaton, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Media and Design, Algonquin College; Phone: 613-727-4723 ext 5410
Address & Map
550 Old St Patrick St
Ottawa, ON K2N 5L5
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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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
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
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2007
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Elections The Board of Directors is appointed.
Date Updated 06 Nov 2018
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs

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