The Opening Word is a literacy, ESOL, and job readiness program; the purpose of which is tounlock the language ability of adult participants, providing them with a key to future personal empowerment, increased civic and social responsibility and enhanced skills for membership in the workforce.
To strengthen the English language skills.
To focus on family development and health literacy.
To empower participants to improve self-image.
To provide job-readiness and post-secondary education experiences.