The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre (PLLC) is a not-for-profit organization providing individuals of the Central Plains region with opportunities to realize their literacy, educational, employment, and life goals through a positive and supportive environment. Our services are divided into two main streams: Adult Education and Programs.

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Adult Education

The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is an accredited Adult Learning Centre through Manitoba Multiculturalism and Literacy branch of the Government of Manitoba. Our service is offered to everyone living in the Central Plains Region. The Centre offers the Mature Grade 12 High School diploma, individual credits, upgrading and literacy, which includes computer skills. A fully subsidized on-site day care is available.

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Programs

The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre offers specialized programs that focus on settlement services and language training for newcomers, through our Newcomer’s Welcome Centre, as well as Employment Assistance Services for the residents of Portage la Prairie and surrounding areas. We also offer Money Management Training, as well as a basic computer course for women called Power Up. We also offer support programs such as an on-site daycare for our students, and the Community Clothes Cupboard, offering free gently used business or work clothes.

Our Programs

Upcoming Events

May
3
Tue
6:00 am Newcomers’ Connect Fitness for W... @ Prairie Vineyard Church (basement)
Newcomers’ Connect Fitness for W... @ Prairie Vineyard Church (basement)
May 3 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Connect Fitness is free for all newcomer women and PLLC volunteers, and runs every Tuesday and Friday 6am to 7am. So far we’ve have had some great workouts and a great time getting to know each other a little more. There’s a lot of space for more people to attend, so please come out to great wellness opportunity for women at 107 Duke ... Read More
4:00 pm Jumpstart Swimming for Newcomers @ PCU Aquatic Centre
Jumpstart Swimming for Newcomers @ PCU Aquatic Centre
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Newcomers’ Welcome Centre along with Recreational Opportunities for Kids (ROK) would like to invite you to join us for free swim lessons. Instruction time in the pool will be adjusted to meet the needs of the group. Jumpstart Swimming is a 5 week (10 session) swim program offered to newcomer children/youth between the ages of 4 and 18 years. ... Read More
6:30 pm ESL Classes (Stage 1 & 2) at PLLC @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre (2nd Floor)
ESL Classes (Stage 1 & 2) at PLLC @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre (2nd Floor)
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Our Newcomers’ Welcome Centre offers English classes for adults who are at different levels of speaking, reading and writing English and to assist newcomers to our community and country. These classes will assist learners to attain proficiency in English required for basic social interaction and also help newcomers find employment and pursue educational goals. You can register for a class ... Read More
May
5
Thu
4:00 pm Jumpstart Swimming for Newcomers @ PCU Aquatic Centre
Jumpstart Swimming for Newcomers @ PCU Aquatic Centre
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Newcomers’ Welcome Centre along with Recreational Opportunities for Kids (ROK) would like to invite you to join us for free swim lessons. Instruction time in the pool will be adjusted to meet the needs of the group. Jumpstart Swimming is a 5 week (10 session) swim program offered to newcomer children/youth between the ages of 4 and 18 years. ... Read More
6:30 pm ESL Classes (Stage 1 & 2) at PLLC @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre (2nd Floor)
ESL Classes (Stage 1 & 2) at PLLC @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre (2nd Floor)
May 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Our Newcomers’ Welcome Centre offers English classes for adults who are at different levels of speaking, reading and writing English and to assist newcomers to our community and country. These classes will assist learners to attain proficiency in English required for basic social interaction and also help newcomers find employment and pursue educational goals. You can register for a class ... Read More