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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!

Call for Nominations

The Centre for Family Literacy presents the Lois Hole Memorial Literacy Awards at our annual Leading with Literacy Breakfast, in celebration of National Family Literacy Day (January 27).

We are seeking nominations for the Lois Hole Community Leadership Award, which recognizes an outstanding individual, business or group whose efforts demonstrate an ongoing commitment to family literacy in Alberta. The nomination deadline is Friday, December 2.

Community Leadership Award criteria and nomination information

Community Leadership Award nomination form

More about the Lois Hole awards

Flit – Our Free Family Literacy App

Get it at the Apple App Store!

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 iTunes for more information or to download

Watch for the ANDROID version – available in October!

. . . 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
780.421.7323 | Fax 780.421.7324