Program by Deaf Litercy Initiative
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ALSO – Alternative Learning Styles and Outlooks

Heartwood House

153 Chapel Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 1H5
See map: Google Maps

613-233-6198 (TTY)
613-233-8660 (Voice)
1-866-903-2552 (Fax)

Contact Person:

Kim Oastler

Program Details:

This program is for all learners, including Deaf and hard of hearing, who are:

  • over 18
  • out of school
  • living on a low income

ALSO is a small program that offers one-to-one teaching in literacy, math, and computers. The focus is building self confidence through assessing skill levels, and then building on these skills.

The adult program is for people over 18 looking for an opportunity to upgrade their skills in a safe and supportive environment. Literacy and life-skills upgrading supports the overall goal of working towards employment.

Program Services:

ALSO offers many programs and opportunities for adult learners. These include:

  • adult upgrading (including literacy, ASL and English math, life skills)
  • ACE links High School Equivalency Program
  • supported volunteering in Heartwood House
  • workshops in cooking, poetry, and more
  • family literacy support for parents

Program Cost:

No cost