Queens County

Care ‘N Share Family Resource Center

Chipman, NB

Family Resource Centres provide programs, services and resources for families with children 0-6 years old. Centres may differ in the services and programs they offer, depending on the needs of their communities.

341 Main Street
Chipman, NB, E4A 2M8
Website: https://chipman0.wixsite.com/cnsfrc

Community Adult Learning Program (CALP): Minto Adult Learning Centre (CVALA)

 Various Locations, Queens County, NB

CALP Academic Program: Provides free literacy and GED preparation classes for adults (18+) on a continuous entry basis. CALP is accessible in over 100 communities throughout NB and in both official languages.

Digital Literacy Program: Provides introduction of basic digital skills to enable adult learners to participate fully in an increasingly digital society. The Digital Literacy Program is available in both official languages to existing adult learning groups.

Pre-GED and GED: Minto Adult Learning Centre (CVALA)
420 Pleasant Drive
Minto, NB, E4B 2T3
Website: https://www.cvala.ca/

New Brunswick Public Library Service

Various Locations, Queens County, NB

The New Brunswick Public Library Service provides access to books, CDs, DVDs, and online resources including downloadable eBooks and audiobooks. Programs and services include story hour, public lectures, reference services, interlibrary loan and public access workstations. Visit one of the sixty-three libraries or three bookmobiles to learn more. Local Queens County Libraries:

Chipman Public Library:
8 King St.
Chipman, N.B., E4A 2H3

Minto Public Library:
420 Pleasant Drive, Unit 2
Minto, N.B., E4B 2T3

Talk With Me Program – Anglophone West School District

Fredericton and Oromocto, Queens County

Locations – Groups and clinics are offered in various locations

Staff – Speech-Language Pathologists and Rehabilitation Assistants

We offer free groups for parents, caregivers, community partners and the public.  We give ideas for helping children (age birth to five years) learn about sounds, words, listening, talking and other early literacy skills.  Language and literacy begins at birth.  Children with stronger early literacy skills are more likely to have better success at school.

Website (Facebook group): https://www.facebook.com/groups/125821814129253/

Workplace Essential Skills

Various Locations, Queens County, NB

Workplace Essential Skills (WES) training is based on the nine essential skills: Reading, Writing, Numeracy, Oral Communication, Document Use, Computer Use, Thinking Skills, Continuous Learning, Working with Others. The WES team is able to assess workplace needs, develop customized training specific to the needs of the workplace and employees, provide training resources, and measure the achievement of training objectives.

Regional Coordinator

Website: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/services/services_renderer.200971.Workplace_Essential_Skills_Program_(WES).html