John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton

Skills Development Department – Outreach Literacy and Pre Employment

Outreach Literacy is a community-based program  that provides literacy basic skills training for adults. Services are provided in with City of Kawartha Lakes and within Haliburton county. Pre-Employment Counselling is a skills-based program to assist people to find employment with a criminal record, and for those who have experienced personal challenges. Participants in this program will learn specific skills required to obtain and maintain employment. This program is offered in a variety of settings throughout Kawartha Lakes including the Central East Correctional Centre.

Please visit Outreach Literacy’s webpage at:

Looking for a job and have a criminal record? This guide can help.

For more information on this program, please contact:

Mark Scott
Manager Literacy and Skills Development