Do you want to improve your reading, writing or basic math skills so that you can help yourself and your family? It is never too late to learn! We match trained literacy tutors with adult learners looking to strengthen English reading, writing, spelling, comprehension, listening, speaking and numeracy skills.
Do you want to learn more about your rights and responsibilities as a renter? Do you want to know how to make your money work for you? Our trained facilitators present FREE financial literacy and tenancy workshops in our community.
Tutoring for Adults
The Tutor Learner Connections program helps adult learners who want to improve their reading, writing, spelling, comprehension, listening, speaking and basic math skills.
Our trained volunteer tutors provide free, confidential, one-to-one tutoring.
To qualify for a tutor you must:
- be 18 years and older
- be a resident of Prince Albert
- have basic English language skills
- not have a diagnosed learning disability
If you want to improve your literacy skills, you can contact the Prince Albert Literacy Network to make an appointment with our Adult Literacy Coordinator.
Financial Literacy Workshops
Our trained facilitators deliver Money Matters financial literacy workshops to adult learners. These workshops are interactive, 2-3 hours in length, and are free to all participants. These workshops cover 4 financial literacy topics:
- Spending Plans
- Banking Basics
- Borrowing Money
- RESPs and Other Ways to Save
ABC Life Literacy Canada developed the Money Matters program and provides the workshop materials at no cost to the participants.
Conexus Credit Union strongly believes in the need for community education about money management. In an effort to reduce barriers to learning, Conexus Credit Union provides the financial support that allows for the delivery of these workshops.
If you want to learn more about the financial literacy workshops, or would like to book a workshop, you can contact the Adult Literacy Coordinator.
A Place to Call Home is a resource for renters, landlords, housing agencies, community services.
Do you have questions about:
- how to find a rental place?
- the renter’s rights or responsibilities?
- the landlord’s rights and responsibilities?
A Place to Call Home resources:
The Prince Albert Literacy Network delivers tenancy information in a 2 hour workshop, at no cost to participants. Our trained facilitators will answer your tenancy questions, provide scenarios for discussion, and deliver the tenancy information in a clear and easy to understand format.
A Place to Call Home was developed by the Prince Albert Literacy Network and funded by a grant from the Government of Canada Homelessness Partnering Strategy. Updates were made in 2020-2021 with assistance from the Community Initiatives Fund (CIF).
If you want to learn more about A Place to Call Home, or would like to book a workshop, you can contact the Adult Literacy Coordinator.