Sitemap Privacy Policy
Donate Now Through!
 Find a Program  Subscribe to Newsletter


News & Events


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 2017 over 10,000 individuals were served by our programs, services, and training!

Call for Nominations

The Centre for Family Literacy presents the Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Awards at our annual Leading with Literacy Breakfast, in celebration of National Family Literacy Day (January 27).

We are seeking nominations for the Lois Hole Community Leadership Award, which recognizes an outstanding individual, business or group whose efforts demonstrate an ongoing commitment to family literacy in Alberta. The nomination deadline is Friday, November 29 at 4:30 p.m.

Community Leadership Award criteria (pdf)

Community Leadership Award Nomination form (pdf)

More about the awards

New L.I.F.T. (Literacy is Fun Together) Program

This fall the Centre will offer a continuum of customizable family literacy programs that intentionally moves adults and their preschool children from entry level programs to more advanced learning.

Call us at 780.421.7323 for more information!

Our Family and Adult Literacy Programs

It’s never too early or too late to instill a love of learning, and families play an important role. Our programs help build the confidence and skills adults need to open the door to a lifetime of learning, and in our family literacy programs they have fun with their children at the same time! Bonus - all of our programs are FREE.

Find a program

Family Literacy Facilitation Program at Conestoga College

Providing students with enhanced knowledge and skills to support family literacy within the community.

  • NEW criteria for Intro to Family Literacy Training participants: Potential Student has a current letter from an employer in the field of Family Literacy AND has completed the Introduction to Family Literacy Training developed by the Centre for Family Literacy in Alberta
  • One year certificate program
  • Online, part time
  • Register early to save your spot!

. . . 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
780.421.7323 | Fax 780.421.7324