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Family literacy offers a more innovative and proactive approach to literacy development. We open new windows of opportunity so that all Alberta families achieve what they imagine—improved education, jobs, and health.

In 2015 over 13,000 individuals were served by our programs, services, and training!




Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Awards Presented

The Centre for Family Literacy presented the Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Awards at our annual Leading with Literacy Breakfast. The awards honour individuals, organizations or businesses that have demonstrated a commitment to literacy in Alberta.

Congratulations to the winners!

Adult Learner
Shawn Griffiths

Family Learner
Callie Perry

Community Leadership
Karen Tubb

Read the great stories behind the winners

Volunteer at our Charity Casino

We are hosting our annual Charity Casino event at Century Casino on Friday, February 24 - Saturday, February 25, 2017, and have some volunteer positions to fill.

Benefits of volunteering:

  • Spend time with others who are passionate about literacy
  • Enjoy a fantastic free meal
  • Help us continue to make a difference in our community
  • Feel good about giving your time for a good cause

Click here to sign up on-line! You just need to enter your email address to sign up, no need to register an account.

We hope you can help us make this fundraiser a success!

Flit – Our Free Family Literacy App

Now Available for both Android and iOS!

Early interactions with your children, like sharing books, talking, singing, or playing, help lay the foundation for early language and literacy – essential skills for success.

Parents will find specially tailored and curated activities ranging from reading, recipes, rhymes and games specifically designed to build strong reading, writing and literacy skills in their child, and have FUN doing it!

Watch a video demo of the app!

Go to Google Play for more information or to download

Go to iTunes for more information or to download (updated version)

. . . is at the heart of all learning and families have a key role to play in developing and nurturing literacy through every stage of life.

The late, the Honourable Dr. Lois Hole,
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta

It’s never too early!

Children who begin life in a learning environment are more likely to succeed in school and in life and parents are their first teachers. Our programs provide parents with the tools they need to support their children’s early language and literacy development.

It’s never too late!

We also support adult learners on their literacy journey, building on strengths and meeting the individual needs of the learners.

We provide:

11642 142 St NW  Edmonton AB  T5M 1V4
Phone
780.421.7323 | Fax 780.421.7324
famlit.ca
info@famlit.ca