Literacy programs for adults and seniors aim to strengthen and enhance the literacy skills that participants have gained throughout their lives.
We offer a wide variety of free programs that support the learning of:
Adult and seniors literacy programs are designed to focus on each participant's unique needs. Elevating literacy skills helps to open the doors to new opportunities whether its finding employment, entering a training program or using digital technology. Building literacy skills builds confidence to step out and try something new.
No matter where you are in your learning journey, CBAL can help!
Our free programs and services are open to all community members! We partner with schools, colleges, libraries, senior centres, community agencies and other local service providers to create meaningful learning opportunities.
All 16 CBAL offices offer a variety of literacy programs and services designed for learners of all ages. Each CBAL community has different literacy needs and our programming is tailored to reflect that.
Check out the community closest to you to see what programs and services are available!
"To be able to connect with other people, rekindle my enjoyment of writing, and forget about Covid-19 for a little while was great!”
"My learnings have served me well during this pandemic and frankly, I would be much more be isolated without knowing more about the effective use of technology. The program has indeed been a lifesaver for me.”
"Finding new recipes and shopping within my budget is important. This program gave me new ideas and good food!"