Born to Read is a program designed to promote the message of the importance of reading to children from birth. We present every baby born in New Brunswick with a bag of books, as well as information on early childhood development and library programs.
The Community and Adult Learning Network housed within New Brunswick’s Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour focuses on adult learning services including computer, literacy and workplace training. The site provides quick access to information about the Workplace Essential Skills (WES) certificate program, the Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) and General Education Development (GED) preparatory programs.
This department helps adults in the province find the right education, skills and work experience to suit their needs in the workforce. The department also places great emphasis on adult literacy through distance education and its public libraries.
HALL is a non-profit community association made up of parents, citizens, business and government personnel, dedicated to providing resources and support to all parents and caregivers of young children (0-6) in Hampton and surrounding areas.
The John Howard Society of Saint John is an organization of citizens who accept responsibility for understanding and dealing with the problems of crime and the criminal justice system.
As a member of Laubach Literacy of Canada and a volunteer non-profit organization, the mission of Laubach Literacy Fredericton is to raise the literacy level of the people of the Fredericton area through the "Each One Teach One" method. Their trained tutors can take students to a grade six level in reading.
This association promotes the understanding and acceptance of the ability of persons with learning disabilities to lead meaningful and successful lives.
This program, jointly offered by Dalhousie University and St. Thomas University, is designed for First Nation individuals who are currently working or interested in working in social work or related positions in First Nation communities throughout the Atlantic Region.
Formed in 1977, the MRLC (formerly the Greater Moncton Literacy Council) is a registered member of Laubach Literacy of Canada. This non-profit volunteer organization is committed to raising the literacy level of their community. Their trained tutors give adult learners one-on-one help, adapting the program to the goals of each student.
NBACL works on behalf of individuals with an intellectual disability and their families to build inclusive communities where all persons can live, learn, work and actively participate in their communities as valued and contributing members. This website provides access to four “opportunity links” including Transition from School to Work for Youth with Disabilities and Employing Workers with Intellectual Disabilities.
The mission of NBCC is to provide quality training and educational products and services in New Brunswick to prepare for existing and emerging occupations, and to support adult basic education, general educational development, personal growth and lifelong learning.
Thirteen Family Resource Centres, funded through the Community Action Program for Children (CAPC), operate in New Brunswick . They offer a variety of programs and activities for parents and their children ages 0 - 6, including drop-ins, parent education and support groups, collective kitchens, and toy and resource-lending libraries.
The public library system provides access to a collection of more than 1.8 million items, as well as to different programs and services. It promotes self-reliance by providing opportunities for New Brunswickers to enhance their knowledge and creative capabilities.
This project involves working with Early Intervention and Family Resource staff to strengthen the literacy development of priority pre-school children and their parents. The goal is to work within the existing infrastructure to strengthen the literacies of home and centre based programs and to nurture a more coordinated approach to effective literacy education.
This Council is a body for consultation and study which was created to advise the provincial government and the general public on matters relating to the status of persons with disabilities. The Council reports directly to the Premier of New Brunswick.
South-east Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services is a non-profit, charitable agency that serves and advocates on behalf of the Deaf, deafened and hard of hearing community in south-eastern New Brunswick. They empower their clients to live independently and productively, with full access to opportunities that are readily available to persons who hear.
The program offers workshops, training and education; demonstration of techniques to help language grow; information about language and learning, etc.