Literacy Ontario Central South is regional literacy network that helps facilitate the communication and partnerships between Literacy and Basic Skills programs in the Counties of Peterborough, Northumberland, Haliburton, Hastings and The City of Kawartha Lakes.

Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development
The provincial ministry that funds Literacy and Basic Skills Programs in Ontario. Their site includes links to additional programs.

Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO)

Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) is a provincial literacy network of 100 community literacy agencies across Ontario. CLO was founded in 1994 and our office is located in Barrie, Ontario.


AlphaPlus actively supports research, and promotes best practices in adult basic education for practitioners and programs that work with adult learners in the Deaf, Aboriginal, Francophone and Anglophone communities through technology, research and designing learning resources.

Copian (formally National Adult Literacy Database [NALD])

Copian hosts research and resources useful to anyone interested in or working in the literacy field.

The Training Post

Online training modules for Tutor Training available. Providing training resources to volunteer tutors and literacy trainers in Ontario.

Contact North

Ontario’s Distance Education and Training Network

ABC Life Literacy

ABC Canada Literacy Foundation is a national registered charitable organization committed to promoting literacy to the general public and to the private sector.