Mission Statement

The mission of Brandon Literacy Council Inc. is to empower individuals by providing them with opportunities to improve their skills, which include adult literacy and adult learning center programming, thus allowing them to participate more fully in life.

Vision Statement

Our vision is that residents of Brandon and area will have full, equal and immediate access to opportunities, which include adult literacy and adult learning center programming. This will aid in developing essential and life skill competencies necessary for improved health, education, employment, economic standing and full social engagement resulting in overall better quality of life for families and the community.

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Brandon Literacy Council Inc. is committed to serving our learners to the best of our ability during this time of unease. Teachers and instructors will continue to:

  • Support learners by telephone, email, remotely, and at the classroom
  • Support goals as determined at intake
  • Provide work packages (assignments)
  • Monitor and assess progress

In-Class Learning:

Learners may attend the classroom on a drop-in basis starting Monday, January 18, 2021. Learners may choose to attend in the mornings (9:00 am to 1:00 pm) OR afternoons / evenings (2:00 pm to 5:00 pm / 8:00 pm). Once a choice is made, the learner must continue attending in that cohort (i.e. time slot).

Morning Cohort:

Monday to Friday9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Afternoon / Evening Cohort:

Monday and Friday2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday2:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Remote Learning:

For learners not comfortable with in-class learning, tailored work packages along with teaching supports via video conferencing, email, and telephone are available. Please contact BLC for more information.

Contact Information:

Please contact 204-729-9964 or Paterson.Lana@blcbrandon.com or info@blcbrandon.com if you have any questions or concerns, or check out our website at www.blcbrandon.com.

Take Care and stay safe!

BLC Employees and Board of Directors


If your symptoms are characteristic of COVID-19, contact Health Links at 1-888-315-9257.

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