Literacy Navigator


Discover the literacy institutions, programs and initiatives for all ages and groups in the South Island region.

ProgramTarget PopulationDescriptionInstitutionContact
Salt Spring Pandemic Postcard ProjectAll community membersWe’re inviting everyone in our community to share their stories, thoughts, struggles, successes, lessons learned, blessings given or received, and resolutions made during this moment in history, on postcards.logonew.pngsweinert@saltspringliteracy.org
Community supportLow-income familiesMeals, showers, clothing, emergency medical, risk assessmentsOurPlace-Logo-Tagline.pnggrantm@ourplacesociety.com
VLC Kids E-Reading Book ClubChildren grades 2-5Online reading groups of up to 3 children each, held two times a week over a period of three weeks.  Open to learners from in and around Greater Victoria. Learners can use desktops, laptops, tablets or cell phones to follow instructions.VLC-vert-tagline.pngchildco@victorialiteracy
connection.ca
English Language Development courses onlineNewcomersOnline courses in basic English language skills to get you started. More advanced courses prepare you for further studies at college or university, career programs and professional communication in the Canadian workplace.Camosun-Corporate-Logo-Colour.pngVernonA@camosun.bc.ca
BuntonK@camosun.bc.ca
1:1 child, youth and adult literacy tutoringPersons with low literacy1:1 online literacy support for children, youth and adults. Sessions are held 1-2 times a week for an hour at a time.
VLC-vert-tagline.pngchildco@victorialiteracy
connection.ca
English and Math Upgrading onlineYouth and adultsUpgrading courses and programs are available to help you gain admission requirements for college and university transfer programs. We also offer specific math and English upgrading courses that lead directly into career programs. Camosun-Corporate-Logo-Colour.pngdelvillanoh@camosun.bc.ca
1000 x 5 book distributionLow-income familieslogonew.pngsweinert@saltspringliteracy.org
School of Access Adult Basic Education online ProgrammingYouth and adultsWe can help you improve your English, maths and science skills for life, school and work. We’ll help you prepare for success in Camosun or other college and university programs, and explore career and education options. Camosun-Corporate-Logo-Colour.pngGuptaP@camosun.bc.ca
KhimjiZ@camosun.bc.ca
Mental Health Check-In and Here Family Gatherings,NewcomersOnline sessions, addressing topics based on the needs of the community.HERE-logo-RGB-SM.pngfiona@heremagazine.ca
StorySheets / Digital WorkshopsYouthFree online resources and workshopsStoryStudio_580x310.pngsean.rodman@storystudio.ca