ASSIST Community Services Centre

Informal English Programs for Adults

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Description
Promotes and enhances literacy skills of parents / grandparents and children.

Service offers:

  • English learning programs

Includes:

  • Learning English Through Raising Children - promotes early literacy and English learning with young children and enhances the skills of parents / caregivers to teach through songs, stories, crafts, and games; snacks included

  • Learning English Through Kitchen Fun Activities?- participants can learn?English through cooking; activities include learning to read English recipes,?kitchen safety, healthy diets, how to choose nutritious food, food preparation, cooking, discussions, and sharing

Affiliation: Funded by Edmonton Community Adult Learning Association.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • varies based on program
Learning English Through Raising Children targeted to:
  • Chinese and English speaking Asians
  • who are parents / caregivers with children 0 to 8 years
Learning English Through Kitchen Fun Activities targeted to:
  • 18 years and older
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • contact for more information, including dates and times, or to register
All ASSIST locations are closed to the public and services are being offered virtually until further notice. Children must be accompanied by parents / caregivers.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-429-3119 Ext. 118
Fax
780-424-7837
Web Site
http://www.assistcsc.org
Email
ying.wu@assistcsc.org
Languages
Cantonese; English; Mandarin - Activities in Mandarin  or Cantonese
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Materials fees for in-person sessions. Contact for more information. 

Fee Reduction: Yes,

Materials fee reduction of 50 per cent for learners who are 60 years and older. No cost for families with low income.

Membership Fee: Yes,

Memberships available to individuals and families. Services are available to members and non-members.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Last Updated On
April 13, 2022
Address
810 Saddleback Road NW
Edmonton, AB, T6J 4W4
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM