Heartwood House: au coeur de la vie

Site: Ottawa

Service: Alternative Learning Styles and Outlooks - Literacy and Basic Skills

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Names
Alternate Name ALSO ; LBS
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Heartwood House
404 McArthur Rd
Ottawa, ON K1K 1G8
 
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Intersection St Laurent Blvd and McArthur Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free occasional parking on the street * pay parking lot * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) 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 * specialized services available to Deaf community 
 
Deaf Adult Upgrading Program * free on site part-time childcare for parents participating in the adult or deaf adult programs * General Educational Development (GED) preparation
Sup. Description Language of instruction in the Deaf Adult Upgrading Program is ASL
Hours Adult Upgrading Mon-Thu 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3 pm 
Deaf Adult Upgrading Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
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 
 
* Deaf Adult Upgrading Program: adults who are deaf or hard of hearing, 19 years of age or older 
* Must be able to access the program independently
Application Call to arrange interview
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees None
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Basic Education ~ Hearing Loss ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ Hearing Loss ; Career Counselling ; Career Counselling ~ Hearing Loss ; GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction ; Life Skills Education ; Life Skills Education ~ Hearing Loss ; Remedial Education
Waiting List Yes
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-233-8660
TTY Phone 613-233-6198
Fax Toll free 1-866-903-2552
Website www.also-ottawa.org/
Primary Executive Kim Oastler, Executive Director
Other Details
Established 2001
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 879671618 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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