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Newcomers can get help with community information, citizenship, language training, referrals and more. Click here for more information.
Contact Pam Bailie at 250-427-6027 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to learn more about our FREE programs? See the program descriptions below.
Children and Family Literacy Programs
Baby Goose is drop-in program for parents or caregivers and their babies from birth to walking. This is a group experience aimed at teaching songs and rhymes and at providing information about infant development and related topics in a relaxed, supportive and fun environment.
Baby Steps is a drop-in program for parents or caregivers and their babies from walking to 18 months. This is a group experience aimed at teaching songs and rhymes, and at providing information about infant development and related topics in a relaxed, supportive and fun environment.
Books for Babies provides books and information to parents with newborns regarding the importance of reading, as well as community program information.
Making Connections is designed to help parents become better learning partners with their children (particularly in homework situations). The goal of the program is to teach parents learning and reading strategies which their children can use at school and beyond.
One to One Children’s Reading Program is an in-school program where children from Grades 1 to 5 read with trained volunteer tutors to practice and improve their reading skills and confidence.
StrongStart is a family drop-in program for parents or caregivers with children five and under to play and interact in a supportive and educational environment.
Adult Literacy Programs
Adult Tutoring Program pairs trained volunteers with English speaking and English as a Second Language adults wishing to improve their reading, writing, speaking, listening, or numeracy skills.
Adult Digital Literacy Classes offer introductory training for computers and tablets. Each session includes a lesson, time to practice and individualized help.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes provide support to individuals seeking to improve their English skills, including reading, writing, speaking and listening.
Immigrant Welcome Centre Settlement Program for New Immigrants is a service offered to qualified new immigrants. Eligible clients can get help with: information about the community, citizenship, language training, referrals and more. A settlement worker will help to assist individuals with one to one or small group community orientation to help newcomers learn about Kimberley.
Money Sense Workshop is an eight week series that teaches people about managing money, budgeting, banking and financial services, credit and debt, and savings options.
Telling Our Life Stories teaches fun and interesting techniques for organizing your memoirs and composing an autobriography. No writing experience is necessary.
WorkBC Workshops offers group workshops on resumes, cover letters, interview skills, internet and email, networking, job searching and transferable skills. Workshops are available for unemployed or underemployed people eligible to work in BC.