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Literacy Programs in London, Ontario

  •  One-to-One Tutoring with Adults      •  Homework Clubs

  •  In-school Tutoring      •  Reading Circle

Frontier College is Canada's original literacy organization. In London, we recruit volunteers to work with learners in the following literacy programs. We screen and train all of our volunteers before they go into the community. For more information, or to volunteer with Frontier College in London, please call 519-495-2944, go to our website, or email

One-to-One Tutoring with Adults

Youth Opportunities Unlimited
Y.O.U. offers computer-based GED courses to young adults, aged 18-25. Frontier College tutors assist students when they have questions. Tutors work with learners on all subjects, with a particular focus on reading, writing and math.

Homework Clubs

From October to April, Frontier College runs homework clubs with elementary and high school students at the following partners:

London Intercommunity Health Centre – SHAC Program
The London Intercommunity Health Centre runs the SHAC program.  SHAC stands for Snack, Homework, Activity and Craft.  This after-school program, which runs in the east end of the city, is open to elementary school children.  Frontier College tutors help with homework and coordinate fun learning activities for the children.

Crouch Library Homework Club
The Crouch Library Homework Club is opportunity for elementary school students to get help with their homework in a fun, accessible environment. Tutors help learners with homework and conduct literacy activities and games.

London Intercommunity Health Centre – Northbrae Homework Club
The LIHC Homework Club is an opportunity for high school students in Northeast London to get help with their homework. Tutors work with learners one-on-one or in small groups.

Glen Cairn Community Resource Centre
The Glen Cairn Community Resource Centre runs various afterschool programs for children and youth in Southeast London. Frontier College tutors assist at such programs as homework help sessions, cooking, photography/journalism, and also provide mentoring for students in the program.

Beacock Library
The Beacock Library runs a Homework Club for children ages 7-13.

London Community Chaplaincy
An after-school, registered homework club for students in grades 1-8 held in Northwest London. Tutors help kids with homework and lead fun literacy games and activities.

Reading Circle

Boys & Girls Club
A reading circle held twice weekly that makes reading fun and interesting for elementary age children. Through activities, themes and learning games, Frontier College volunteers encourage participants to develop a love of reading and learning. Program Leaders at this site plan and organize the activities, events and themes which may include science based activities, egg drop competition, design/write a comic strip, spy missions, etc.

For more information or to volunteer with Frontier College in London, please call (226) 234-4963 or email