About us

Mission:

Increasing the capacity of adults to participate fully in the community through opportunities to acquire new skills.

What do we do?

  • We offer small group instruction in a classroom setting
  • Services are free and confidential to adults 19 years and older
  • You may start our program at any time
  • Learner centered, goal directed, self paced, supportive learning

Our Values:

  • Respect
  • Caring
  • The Importance and Value of Learning
  • Sensitivity

Our Funders:

The balance of funding is obtained through donations from service clubs, private donors, fundraising events and other sources. See the events page for more details.

What can you do to help?

Literacy is everyone’s business.

As an individual you can improve literacy by:

  • Being a lifelong learner
  • Encouraging others to be lifelong learners
  • Reading with your child
  • Volunteering with a literacy program
  • Making a donation
  • Speaking out for literacy

As an employer you can improve literacy by:

  • Giving your employees information about learning opportunities
  • Donating equipment or in-kind services
  • Ensuring that your forms and paperwork use plain language
  • Consider volunteering
  • Becoming an advocate for literacy within your organization

Make a donation to the Haldimand-Norfolk Literacy Council

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Board of Directors

President
David McLean

Vice-President
Stephen Speers

Treasurer
Dally Lowry

Secretary
Bill Pearce

Directors

Peter Krause
Jim Adams
Mishelle Dreier
Justine Lyons

Nancy Huffman

Staff

Executive Director
Anita Hillis-Krause

Norfolk Coordinator
Sherry Black-Shrubb

Norfolk Instructors
Kay MacPherson
Breanne DeCarolis
Geordie Thompson

Haldimand Coordinator
Gina McIntee

Haldimand Instructor
Anne Davidson
Cathy Powers

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