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The Western Quebec Literacy Council is committed to assisting adults with reading, writing and mathematical skills. We also help with upgrading essential skills like oral communication and computer use.

We teach on a one-to-one basis pairing students with volunteer tutors. Students set the pace for their own learning and work within their personal schedules. We value student privacy; lessons are given in a private setting and student information is always confidential.

We offer tutor support with training, teaching material and ongoing support from our staff to ensure that tutoring sessions are pleasant and effective.

What we do:

  • one-on-one tutoring
  • recruit and help adults who desire assistance with their reading, writing and mathematical skills
  • provide the learning material free of charge
  • tutor support
  • maintain a lending library of resources
  • publish a quarterly newsletter
  • train volunteer tutors
  • coordinate special projects
  • Annual General Meetings
  • organize and participate in outreach and public activities
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The Mission of Western Quebec Literacy Council is to help English-speaking adults, families and youth improve their reading, writing, listening, speaking, numeracy and other life skills through programs adapted to the needs of the individual. As a charitable volunteer organization, Western Quebec Literacy council recruits and trains committed volunteers as tutor and support personnel. We are dedicated to promoting community awareness with sensitivity throughout the region of West Quebec.

Become a student

If you live in the West Quebec region and need help improving your reading, writing, listening, speaking, math or other life skills, the Western Quebec Literacy Council can help!

Become a volunteer tutor

Can you spare a few hours a week to help change someone's life?

Donate today

Your donation will help enable members of our community to reach their full potential and will help the Western Quebec Literacy Council continue the promotion of literacy and life-long learning within our region.

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Western Quebec Literacy Council (WQLC)

Western Quebec Literacy Council is a volunteer organization that offers free, private lessons to people who want to improve their reading and writing skills.
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Great opportunity for learners in the Gatineau area!
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We are looking for tutors to help adult learners upgrade their skills in: Math, Reading & Writing, and Digital Technology. Hit the message button for more info or to volunteer! www.wqlc.org
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We have a special need for math tutors throughout Western Quebec!

We have a special need for tutors in the Allumette Island area and the Gatineau area.