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Family literacy offers a more innovative and proactive approach to literacy development. We open new windows of opportunity so that all Alberta families achieve what they imagine—improved education, jobs, and health.

In 2016 over 10,250 individuals were served by our programs, services, and training!




$2,500 Wine Raffle - The Sequel!

Our first wine raffle sold out, so here’s another chance for you to get your ticket(s)! Again, we only printed 100 tickets for this fundraiser so get yours before they are gone! (Licence #481310)

Ticket Price: $100
Number of tickets: 100
Draw Date: February 23, 2018
Prize: 50 Bottles of Wine
each valued at $50 or more
Value $2,500

The draw will be held at our office, 11642 - 142 Street.

Ticket Order Form (pdf)

Leading with Literacy Breakfast

The Centre for Family Literacy presented the Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Awards at our Leading with Literacy Breakfast following a fantastic keynote address, Literacy Matters: The Economic Imperative of Investing in Literacy Skills by Craig Alexander, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, Conference Board of Canada

If you were unable to attend the breakfast, you can view his PowerPoint presentation here (pdf)

Listen to the audio recording of the Keynote Address here

More about the breakfast

Congratulations to our 2018 Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Award Winners:

Adult Learner: Ruth Nunifu
Family Learner: Mandarae Nolan
Community Leadership: Golden Key International Honour Society, MacEwan University Chapter

More about the awards and winners

Our Winter Family Literacy Programs

It’s never too early to instill a love of learning and families play an important role. Our programs help build the confidence and skills parents need to open the door to a lifetime of learning, and they have fun with their children at the same time! All of our programs are free.

Flit – Our Free Family Literacy App

Now Available for both Android and iOS!

We just added four new activities!

Early interactions with your children, like sharing books, talking, singing, or playing, help lay the foundation for early language and literacy – essential skills for success.

Parents will find specially tailored and curated activities ranging from reading, recipes, rhymes and games specifically designed to build strong reading, writing and literacy skills in their child, and have FUN doing it!

Watch a video demo of the app!

Go to Google Play for more information or to download

Go to iTunes for more information or to download (updated version)

. . . is at the heart of all learning and families have a key role to play in developing and nurturing literacy through every stage of life.

The late, the Honourable Dr. Lois Hole,
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta

It’s never too early!

Children who begin life in a learning environment are more likely to succeed in school and in life and parents are their first teachers. Our programs provide parents with the tools they need to support their children’s early language and literacy development.

It’s never too late!

We also support adult learners on their literacy journey, building on strengths and meeting the individual needs of the learners.

We provide:

11642 142 St NW  Edmonton AB  T5M 1V4
Phone
780.421.7323 | Fax 780.421.7324
famlit.ca
info@famlit.ca