Literacy & Basic Skills
This program provides training in math, reading and basic work skills to help you reach employment, education and independence goals. Our staff will meet with you to assess your skills and education goals and develop a plan to help you achieve them. Day and evening classes are available as well as one-on-one tutoring for more intensive support.
Unable to make it in to the office but want to get the most out of your employment and training experience?
Watch our informative workshops in the comfort of your own home. SECC presents some of their most popular workshops in an e-learning format just for you. Check back often, as new topics are regularly added.
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Resources and Information
Resources and Information Services is your first stop on your path at Employment and Training Services. RI provides information on local training and employment opportunities, community service supports as well as occupational and training requirements for both Employment Services and Literacy and Basic Skills programs. Free computer use, internet access, telephones, faxing and printing services and photocopying are available. Local Labour Market information, educational programming guides and other resources are available within the RI Centre.
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In 1973, a group of concerned citizens had a vision to create a community sponsored agency that would address the various needs of the people of South Essex. The vision and efforts of two individuals mobilized the communities of South Essex to create the South Essex Community Council. The leadership of Father G.H. Duchene and JoAnne Fillimore shaped the work of SECC as a collaborative community-based, multi-service agency.