Welcome to our learning coach program
If you answered "Yes" to the questions shown above and are interested in learning more about the Learning Coach program, please check the information panels to the right for more details. You're also very welcome to contact the Learning Coach directly at the telephone number or e-mail address shown below to have all of your questions answered.
The Learning Coach is also available to speak with you in person at the Bethany Hope Centre three mornings a week from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Voice or Text: 613.799.2668
Youville Centre's Learning Coach program is delivered to clients at the Salvation Army's Bethany Hope Centre 820 woodroffe Ave, Ottawa, ON
Current Learning Coach Clients: Please check here for Instructions on how to submit your work online to the Independent Learning Centre in Toronto.
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(613) 725-1733 extension 104
email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the Learning Coach Program?
The Learning Coach program is designed to help a unique group of students work toward completing the requirements for their Ontario High School Diploma. To participate in this program, clients must be young parents living on social assistance.
The Ontario high school credit courses that students study in this program are provided by the Independent Learning Centre in Toronto.
The program is free for qualifying students and they receive help and support from the Learning Coach for the courses they choose.
Bethany Hope Centre SErvices
The Bethany Hope Centre provides a variety of services to young parents in the community.
PLAR is a great way for Bethany Hope Centre clients to get started on earning high school credits.
Already working on your PLAR application? Not sure what to write? Check our FAQ page.
Read Bethany Hope Centre's blog to find out about upcoming events.
Connect directly with Bethany's friendly and helpful staff by phone at: 613.725.1733 or in person at 1140 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Z3
The Independent Learning Centre in Toronto
The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) is the largest high school in Ontario. Through the online and correspondence courses it offers, it serves over 18,000 students at a time. The Learning Coach works with the ILC to register clients for courses and to monitor and help them with their work.
All the courses offered by ILC are listed in their online catalogue. Clients are encouraged to check this catalogue to plan their course selections.
Here are the requirements for obtaining an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) if you started Grade 9 on or after September 1, 1999
- 18 compulsory credits (courses you must take)
- 12 optional credits (courses you get to choose)
- 40 hours of community involvement activities
- the provincial secondary school literacy requirement
Our Community Partners
|Youville Centre, serving the Ottawa community for over 25 years, is a full service agency which provides a variety of services for young mothers and their children. It administers the Learning Coach Program.|
|The Salvation Army, in partnership with Youville Centre, provides accommodation at Bethany Hope Centre for the Learning Coach Program along with a host of additional support services for clients.|
|The Independent Learning Centre in Toronto supplies the courses taken by Learning Coach clients. ILC is the province's provider of distance education.|
|The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, through their Continuing Education Department, assess our clients' achievements to determine how many PLAR credits may be granted to them.|
|The Learning Coach program is funded by LEAP. It is a division within Ontario Works that helps young people living on social assistance complete their high school education.|