Academic & Career Preparation @ Kwantlen
12666 72nd Avenue, Surrey or at Phoenix House, 10383 133A St, Surrey
Flexible, upgrading courses for English, Math, Biology and Physics for permanent residents and domestic students. A free assessment is required to determine starting level. Offered at Surrey, Richmond and Langley, though currently online only during the COVID-19 pandemic. Small class sizes; one-to-one help. Student fees can be covered with an Adult Upgrading Grant.
Community Adult Literacy & Learn with a Friend
Tel: 604-596-7722 ext 138
Provides free English classes for newcomers, citizens and work permit holders. Participants learn about the Canadian work culture. Students work and speak in pair or group activities. One on one assistance is available from trained volunteer teachers. Good fit for anyone with low literacy, including native English speakers.
Invergarry Adult Education Centre
12772 – 88th Ave Surrey BC V3W 3J9
Adult learning, high school academic classes, foundations and Dogwood diplomas. $20 student resource fee. All classes are free except for international students.
Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program
Tel: 604-583-3852 ext. 2
A free six week parenting program for parents or caregivers of children under 5. Offered at a variety of locations. Also offer a ‘Nobody’s Perfect’ Parenting for Dads. Free child minding and free bus tickets are also provided.
Online Learning @ Surrey Libraries
Gale Courses: Enjoy hundreds of online courses with real teachers, expert instruction, and real-time help.
Learning Express: High school review, college and GED preparation as well as computer classes. All available online from home, when it works for you.
Lynda: Online learning with courses taught by world experts. Learn new software, business strategies, algebra and more.
Mango Languages & Rosetta Stone: Two great online language learning tools.
Partners - Adult Literacy Tutoring
Tel: 778-242-READ (7323) firstname.lastname@example.org
Free one-to-one tutoring program for adults who want to improve their skills. Open to adults living or working in Surrey or White Rock, fluent in English, and reading or writing at less than a grade 8 level. We help with reading, writing and math skills.
Support for Parents of Young Children
Early Years Centre 100 - 6846 King George Blvd. Surrey, BC
Tel: 604-572-8032 (Jen Mantyka)
Program can help to improve both your parenting techniques and your relationship with your children ages 6 and under. Support groups covering topics including positive discipline, self-esteem, anger management and child development. Also has one on one supports that includes home visits, supportive counselling, community referrals and more.
Queen Elizabeth Adult Education Centre
9457 King George Blvd, Surrey, BC
Offering late afternoon and night courses to adults for high school completion and upgrading. Also offers tuition-free classes to graduated adults. Offers academic as well as hands-on trades courses.