Find highschool completion and upgrading options, parenting programs and tutoring.

Academic & Career Preparation @ Kwantlen
12666 72nd Avenue, Surrey or at Phoenix House, 10383 133A St, Surrey 
Tel: 604-599-2964
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  Chandni.patel@pics.bc.ca
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
Tel: 604-595-8218
Adult learning, high school academic classes, and foundations. $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:  A great online language learning tool.  

Partners - Adult Literacy Tutoring
Tel: 778-242-READ (7323)    hello@readsurreywhiterock.com
Free one-to-one tutoring program for adults who want to improve their reading, writing, or math 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 comprehension, grammar, spelling, beginner math, and more. During COVID-19, tutoring is offered remotely. 

Support for Parents of Young Children
Early Years Centre 100 - 6846 King George Blvd. Surrey, BC
Tel: 604-583-3852 ext.2 (Office) or 604-897-0023 (Cellphone)   harjeet.grewal@options.bc.ca
Program focus is to help parents and caregivers with children ages 0-5 develop a deeper understanding of the benefits of connection and attachment based parenting. The program offers one-on-one services which are available in person, by phone and Zoom.

Queen Elizabeth Adult Education Centre
9457 King George Blvd, Surrey, BC
Tel: 604-581-1413
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.

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