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Mission

The Literacy Alliance of the Shuswap Society promotes literacy in the North Okanagan-Shuswap area through awareness, collaborative partnerships, and education in order to enhance the health and well-being of individuals and the community.

Adult Programs

Computer TutoringOur Adult Literacy programs are designed to address the needs of adults in our communities. Along with implementing Adult Literacy programs, the Literacy Outreach Coordinator advocates on behalf of the adult population in our region and meets with adults one-on-one to discuss free learning opportunities and any current gaps.

Currently we have four Adult Literacy programs:

Cyber Seniors Computer Tutoring – Salmon Arm

Cyber Seniors Computer Tutoring – Blind Bay

Adult Learning Advocacy

Literacy Audit and Plain Language Workshops

Partners: Okanagan College, Okanagan Regional Library, WorkBC, South Shuswap Health Services Society, Salmon Arm Seniors’ Drop-In Centre

Funding for these programs is provided as follows:

Blind Bay Cyber Seniors Computer Tutoring: Government of Canada New Horizons Grant and Decoda Literacy Solutions

Salmon Arm Cyber Seniors Computer Tutoring: The Province of British Columbia Community Gaming Grant and Decoda Literacy Solutions

Adult Learning Advocacy and Literacy Audit and Plain Language Workshops: The Province of British Columbia Community Gaming Grant and Decoda Literacy Solutions

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.