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Rideau-Ottawa Valley Learning Network

Service: Literacy and Basic Skills

Alternate Name LBS ; OCR ; ROVLN
Former Name Ottawa Community Coalition for Literacy
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Heartwood House
404 McArthur Ave, Suite 210
Ottawa, ON K1K 1G8
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Intersection McArthur Ave and St Laurent Blvd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free three hour street parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Helps literacy programs build capacity to address emerging needs * promotes best practices in service delivery * coordinates service planning and project management * offers information and referral, outreach and networking * provides professional development for literacy instructors

Literacy and Basic Skills
Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills * helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Lanark County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Renfrew County
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
Ontario residents 19 years and older, with reading, writing and math skills below Grade 12 of the Ontario Curriculum * must have facility in English
Application Call to arrange interview, to obtain more information or a referral
Languages English ; French
Fees None - Hotline for information and referral
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Literacy Issues ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Literacy Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Literacy Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Literacy Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-233-3232
TTY Phone Bell Relay 1-800-268-9243
Fax 613-241-4170
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Lisa Ambaye, Executive Director; Email:
Other Details
Established 1984
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Colleges and Universities ; Federal - Employment and Social Development Canada ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107805590 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website, Guide to Literacy and Basic Skills Programs
Accreditation No

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