About Us

Welcome to Western Quebec Literacy Council

Our Vision

Is to help and encourage members of our community to develop the skills needed for life long learning, enabling them to reach their full potential.

Our Mission

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.

Why Literacy?

While for many of us reading is a skill we take for granted, there are 30% of adults in Quebec alone who are lacking in fundamental life skills to succeed to their full potential. In practical terms this means that they would struggle to read road signs, household