The Peterborough Native Learning Program





Peterborough Native Learning Program is undergoing some positive changes! Keep checking in for more information. In the meantime the learners in the picture above have stepped up and made us proud, reorganizing, filtering and tidying up the agency!

Thank you guys, you are amazing!!

New Programs

Peterborough Native Learning Program has acquired some new interactive programs to assist you with enhancing or upgrading your English and literacy skills.       The programs will help the learner phonetically, by example, videos and recording the learners voice to compare with how words are said and used.   Proper use in sentences and in everyday language.  Call us now so we can help you!

Ojibway Language Classes

 Peterborough Native Learning Program is proud to announce we are offering the Ojibway Language class again. For 6 weeks, every Thursday from Feb 1, 2018 - 10am to 12pm. Call us now to register, space is limited! 

Sharing Their Words

The Peterborough Native Learning Program is offering a 4 week interactive program in conjunction with the Ontario Native Learning coalition called “Sharing Their Words”. 

We will have an Elder in to speak with people on their life, stories and how significant events affected their lives.

This program will run every Wednesday for 4 weeks starting January 10, 2018. Starting time will be 10 am to 1 pm each day and snacks will be provided.

Contact us today to register for this class, contact information below or you can message us on Facebook, please include name, phone number and email address for contact.   

Phone: 705-741-0798 | Email: | Web:

Other Services

PNLP is under the Employment Ontario umbrella with other services offering Literacy and Basic Skills services.  Those offices and how to contact them are:

Trent Valley Literacy Association (TVLA)


Fleming Crew

Contact North

New Canadians Centre

About Us

Our Mission


 Our mission, is to provide the opportunity to both Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal people, New Canadians along with  their families to improve communication, numeracy, and computer skills needed for success in further education & training, employment, or greater independence in life. 

Our Programs


  • GED Test Preparation
  • Employment Readiness
  • College & University Entrance
  • Bring It! Portfolio Building
  • Trades Foundations
  • Digital Skills for the Workplace

Learning Environment


Adult Literacy is our focus.  Our program nourishes all aspects of our learners with:

  • A variety of snacks and drinks
  • A safe, orderly place to study
  • A quiet, inviting atmosphere
  • Teachers and support staff who assist with the clients efforts
  • Positive relationships for clients with agencies that may provide additional tools to be successful
  • Connections to services that support their Adult Literacy goals

Our Board of Directors

Louisa Norris - Board Chair

John Hamilton - Treasurer

Valdis Cuvaldin - Director

Jo-Anne Green - Director

Wayne Rampton - Director

Jennifer Jenkins - Director

Reina Rodriguez - Director

Contact Us

Peterborough Native Learning Program

360 George Street North, Unit 6, Peterborough, ON K9H 7E7, CA

(705) 741-0798


You can also join us at one of our two satellite offices:

Lakefield: Mondays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Curve Lake: Tuesday, Thursday or Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

We need your Help!!