Literacy Northwest

Service: Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Program

Description & Services
Public Comments This is an adult Literacy and Basic Skills Program support organization; call for further information and/or referral to an appropriate LBS agency.
Description (Agency) Functions as the regional network for adult Literacy and Basic Skills service providers in Northwestern Ontario
Description (Service)
  • Functions as the regional literacy network 
  • Facilitates the regional literacy services planning process through the collection and dissemination of information, among governments, the public, literacy delivery agencies and other key community stakeholders, for the purpose of determining the need for, and the delivery of, adult literacy and basic skills upgrading programs in the region  
  • Provides member-agencies with cost efficient access to its administrative services, professional development opportunities and other resources pertinent to their needs
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Atikokan ; Dryden ; Fort Frances ; Geraldton ; Kenora ; Manitouwadge ; Marathon ; Nipigon ; Red Lake ; Red Rock ; Schreiber ; Sioux Lookout ; Terrace Bay ; Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
  • Agencies funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development to deliver the Literacy and Basic Skills program for adults 
  • Agencies and stakeholders that have an interest in adult literacy services and/or issues
Application No application required to access services or information
Languages English - Anglophone LBS Cultural Stream ; French - Francophone LBS Cultural Stream ; American Sign Language (ASL) - Deaf LBS Cultural Stream ; Ojibway - Indigenous LBS Cultural Stream - services delivered in English but supported by first language and culturally appropriate resources.
Fees Membership - Organization; Individuals ; None - Information and referral -- free
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-622-6666
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-9294
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Executive Annemarie Wesolowski, Executive Director; Email:
Site Location YES Employment Services Building
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 1116 Waterford St
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5R1
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Intersection Waterford St and Dunlop St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1987
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
Elections Annual General Meeting: Jun-Sep