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SKILLS UPGRADING CENTRE
Literacy Council York-Simcoe (LCYS)
We provide customized training programs to assist adults in York-Simcoe in improving their employment prospects, preparing for a higher education, and acquiring the skills they need for a successful future.
READING, WRITING AND MATHEMATICS
Get the training you need to access higher education, to prepare to write the GED, or develop your skills for employment or for your own personal fulfillment.
Increase your proficiency and opportunities for success in employment, school and life with our enhanced computer training program.
Gain important skills that will not only help you attract job offers, but also improve your personal and professional relationships.
YOU CAN MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY
Help change the lives of adults in our community by supporting our programs through volunteering or donating. You’ll be making a positive impact right here in our community!
Help change the lives of adults in our community by volunteering. Become a volunteer tutor or help lead the organization.
Learn more about our fundraising and how you can make an impact with a monetary donation to support our educational programs.
About Skills Upgrading Centre
Since 1984, Skills Upgrading Centre, Literacy Council York-Simcoe has been providing free customized skills upgrading programs for adults. We are a registered non-profit charitable organization supported by the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training, and Skills Development, United Way Greater Toronto, The Peter Gzowski Foundation for Literacy and local charitable gaming. We are active in fundraising activities and also gratefully accept donations from corporations, foundations and individuals.
We collaborate with local community and employment services to ensure that our students gain the skills necessary for a successful future.