About Us

What we are:

  • Non-profit, charitable organization


What we do:

  • Provide year round learning programs and services for residents of North Simcoe
  • Programs and services are developed and delivered by trained volunteers and professional staff
  • One to one tutoring and small group workshops we offer:
    • Basic literacy, math, computer, employability and life skills up-grading
  • Our adult literacy program is fully funded by Employment Ontario and United Way
  • We offer computer courses to individuals and businesses in the community at reasonable prices


How we do it:

  • We rely heavily on volunteers
  • Fundraising:
    • “Bookmark”  our bookstore sells gently used books – all proceeds support Gateway programming
    • Computer courses
  • Donations from individuals and organizations


Literacy and Essential Skills as a Poverty Reduction Strategy National Research ReportPDF
CBC – Ontario Morning Podcast: Listen Now
Information starts at 35:58 and ends at 42:05 – approximately 6 minutes in length.


Interested in Learning with Us?

Potential students should Contact Us to book a meeting time for you to come in and meet with the Adult Literacy Program Coordinator. During this meeting we will talk about your needs, assess your current skills and talk about how we can help you.




Potential volunteers, sponsors and partners should Contact Us to book a tour and information session.

GATEWAY CENTRE FOR LEARNING is a not for profit registered charity.
Our charitable number is: 119040319RR0001.