Quesnel, Williams Lake and 100 Mile House are three of 85 communities across the province benefiting from the governments 2.4 million dollar adult literacy funding program.
The program is designed to help adults who want to upgrade their literacy and numeracy skills.
Provincial funding for community adult-literacy programs is distributed to not-for-profit community groups to offer free training that is easily accessible in local places such as schools, Aboriginal friendship centres and community centres.
This year, 91 grants will be given, supporting nine-thousand adult learners in B. C.
In 100 Mile House and Williams Lake, the programs will be administered by Thompson Rivers University Partners for Literacy Society while in Quesnel the program will be handled through the College of New Caledonia, Literacy Quesnel Society.