The Simcoe/Muskoka Literacy Network (SMLN) is your information source about essential skills training and academic upgrading for adults in Simcoe County and Muskoka.

Literacy skills are skills necessary to function as a contributing member of the community.  These skills include everything from reading and writing to math to participating in society.

Essential Skills are the skills people need for work, learning and life.  They include literacy and are the basis for learning all other skills.

Each year in Ontario, about 50,000 people decide to upgrade their skills for work, further training, and life.

Not sure where to start?  Contact us for information.

~~ Your Gateway to Essential Skills for Work, Learning and Life~~



Response to COVID19 Pandemic

All upgrading programs have resumed delivering courses in-person.  On-line or by mail options are available as well.  All organizations are following COVID-19 safety guidelines.

New students are welcome.  Please call or e-mail your service provider to keep up to date.




 This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.