Social agencies

Social Sector Case Study (2013)

Forging Links

The Forging Links project saw Alberta Workplace Essential Skills (AWES) partner with many different providers, including the social sector, to raise public awareness about the importance of WES.

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2014-05-22

Stella's Circle: Hope Lives Here (2012)

Presentation at the Fall Institute 2012, Saint John, NB – October 14 – 16, 2012

This presentation explains how a social services agency in St. John’s, Newfoundland, is using social enterprise to provide education and training to men and women who have significant barriers to employment. Stella’s Circle refers to the programs offered by Stella Burry Community Services, named for a pioneering social worker in Newfoundland.

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2013-01-14

Environmental Scan of Literacy Services in Peterborough (2009)

This document deals with the gaps and challenges faced by literacy programs, services and organizations in the Ontario city of Peterborough.

The authors found that the majority of the participants in the study cited lack of funding as a major gap, one that tended to overlap with other gaps and make them worse.

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2010-06-18

Common Assessment and Information & Referral Agreements for Literacy And Basic Skills and Ontario Basic Skills Funded Agencies in Toronto and York Region (2006)

This document outlines two sets of agreements: the Common Assessment; and the Information and Referral Agreements. Agencies that are members of the Central, East, West, and York Local Literacy Committees in Toronto and the York region of Ontario accept these two sets of agreements.

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2010-04-28

Literacy Outreach Package (2003)

This document is intended to support the outreach strategies of literacy professionals, who want to inform social agency staff about the issue of literacy and promote adult literacy programs in their region.

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2003-12-12
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