I learn at a different pace than others. United for Literacy is like having a second family. For me, it’s the best place to learn.
As a newcomer to Canada, I had a hard time learning English. The tutors at United for Literacy focused on my needs and my personal goals. Now, I am pursuing a career as a clinical mental health counsellor.
I always struggled with math. With United for Literacy, something clicked. Turns out math isn’t so hard.
I got my GED because of United for Literacy. I signed up for virtual classes easily and working at my own pace—all for free. Today, I am pursuing an apprenticeship as an electrician.
I’m so amazed at myself right now because of how United for Literacy has improved my writing and spelling. I gained the confidence to go back to school after joining United for Literacy. I can write essays with ease and am now pursuing a career in social work.
Literacy is important not just for work and learning, but also for quality of life. Our programs for adults help increase their essential skills and fully engage in their communities.