Campbell River Literacy Association: “Literacy for All”

We are a registered non-profit society, whose mandate is to foster and promote literacy, and the importance of literacy in individual lives as well as society as a whole. Our goal is to reach all individuals within the Campbell River area who have low literacy skills and wish to improve them.

Programs Offered

We offer a variety of programs, all of which provide one on one tutoring to individuals whose literacy skills are not fully developed. These include:

ESL Settlement Assistance Program

Our objective is to help newcomers to advance their English skills, to increase their knowledge of life in Canadian society and to assist with their long-term integration into Campbell River. Our primary activity is to provide English language tutoring support to adult immigrants and refugee newcomers to further their social, cultural, economic and political integration into our community. Tutoring is Monday to Thursday 8:30am-3:30pm and Monday and Thursday evening 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Adult Literacy Program

This community literacy program is designed for adults struggling with basic to mid level literacy challenges. Upon completion, adults are ready to enter other educational programs in pursuit of their personal goals. Tutoring is Monday to Thursday8:30am – 3:30pm and Monday and Thursday evening 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Computer Literacy Program

Basic computer training for people with little to no computer experience. This program provides access to computers and to most commonly used software programs.

Community Outreach Program

The outreach program allows us to offer support and advocacy for your clients in pursuit of their individual literacy needs. Our goal is to raise awareness of the literacy challenges in the community.

ESL Youth Program

In an effort to support the families of adults attending the evening classes we have introduced an ESL for youth project that runs concurrently with the adult sessions. We have added a youth program that augments the adult classes on Monday and Thursday evenings from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. This program is available to the children of adult learners and other ESL learners who wish to access our services or receive additional ESL help.

English Conversation Group

Due to the increasing number of English as a Second Language Settlement Assistance Program leaners, there is a growing need for another English program for newcomers. The English Practice Group is a great addition to the current ESL Settlement Assistance Program; our learners are very keen to improve their verbal communication skills and this program provides another opportunity to practice their English skills. The objective of this program is to decrease the wait list for English Language services and encourage new participants to improve their English through conversation..

Address / Contact Info

Robron Centre
A121A - 740 Robron Rd Campbell River, BCV9W 7Y9
Outreach Coordinator : Anne Boyd

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 923-1275

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Mon - Thu, 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM; Mon & Thu evenings, 6:30 PM to 8:20 PM

Web Links

Location Map

Other Programs from This Organization

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Aboriginal Family Learning Program Presented in community locations, the Aboriginal Family Learning Program is open to everyone in Campbell River and the surrounding areas. With the support and wisdom of Aboriginal adults, this program focuses on and honours the cultural assets of its participants. Offering a family literacy program in three instructional formats; our facilitators assist learners in recognizing their personal skills and further explore how those skills may fit into the workplace and community. Through respectful interactions and peer modeling, learners are further encouraged to explore their connection to literacy education and promote workplace training opportunities.
Adult Literacy Program Servicing Campbell River and surrounding area, the Campbell River Literacy Association uses both one to one and small group training models, supported by trained volunteer tutors, to assist approximately 125 learners yearly. Individualized learning plans focus on one of three key objectives: the enhancement of personal literacy skills leading to continued education, the improvement in the learner's functional literacy to support success in the workplace or workplace training, and language acquisition services for lower level ESL learners.
Computer Literacy Program Basic computer training for people with little to no computer experience. This program provides access to computers and to most commonly used software programs.
ESL Youth Program Provides English as a second language education specifically for youth.
Family Learning Program The Campbell River Literacy Association uses a multi-pronged delivery model including small groups, community based workshops, and one to one tutoring to encourage an adult's engagement with literacy to help support their children's progress. Through mentoring and modelling, facilitators encourage parents to examine their family literacy goals and to access resources and programs designed to encourage re-entry into education settings and improve their employability. The Campbell River Literacy Association services Campbell River and surrounding areas.

This program was last updated on 01 Sep 2016.