Literacy Alberni Society
Literacy Alberni Society is a not-for-profit literacy organization located in the town of Port Alberni, a small community in the heart of Vancouver Island.
Literacy Alberni’s mandate is to raise local literacy levels from their current statistic of 42 percent illiteracy. Literacy Alberni does this through ongoing programs focusing on reading and writing, numeracy, nutritional literacy, computer and other technological literacy, English as a Second Language literacy, social literacy, family literacy, and settlement assistance for newcomers. Literacy Alberni achieves its goals through the strategic and amicable partnership with other local, provincial, and federal organizations, schools, colleges, First Nations, and service agencies.