We work in partnership with a variety of organizations in the Greater Victoria area, many of whom have shared or similar clients. We are grateful to the support of our partner organizations and are always looking to expand our network of collaborators.
Our partners include:
Camosun College—We work with many learners who are referred to us by Camosun. These learners typically require a little additional help in order to succeed in their college education.
Decoda Learning Solutions—We work closely with the Learning Outreach Coordinator at Decoda to ensure we are reaching as many learners as possible. Decoda also supply valuable learner materials and teacher support through their extensive library.
The Garth Homer Society—We tutor adults who are referred to us by Garth Homer Society.
Greater Victoria Public Library (GVPL)—The GVPL generously offers us space for tutoring. They have a dedicated resource sections for those struggling with literacy. They help make the community aware of our services.
Greater Victoria Literacy Task Group—We have representatives on this Task Force to ensure that we are coordinating with other organizations when practical and beneficial.
Mustard Seed Street Church—We are working closely with the Mustard Seed to help provide literacy support to children and youth, working with them at the Mustard Seed facility.
Our Place—This organization is the source of many learner referrals. From time to time, we offer joint teaching seminars.
Story Studio—We work with Story Studio, using their narrative story approach, to provide joint programming through our Noisy Kids Reading Club
Victoria Literacy Alliance— This was established to address a number of challenges facing the local literacy community. 39 literacy groups in the Capital Regional District (CRD) met in a Challenge dialogue to help identify gaps in literacy service provision and establish strategic collaborations and programming to fill them.
In addition we work closely with School Districts 61, 62, and 63 to deliver our Noisy Kids after school program and with the Cowichan School District who provide funding for the Vancouver Island Correctional School Program.