apple About Community Literacy of Ontario

Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) is a provincial network of community-based literacy agencies in the province of Ontario. CLO provides training, support, resources and information to our member agencies all across Ontario. Our mission statement is as follows: “Community Literacy of Ontario exists to support, promote and provide a united voice for community-based literacy programs in Ontario.”

In 2006 CLO had a membership of 131 agencies, networks, organizations and individuals from across Ontario. This membership consists of 93 organizational members, 29 associate members and 9 individual members.

Our office is located in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. CLO was created in 1994 and incorporated in 1997. CLO receives funding from the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, the National Literacy Secretariat, (HRSDC), and member programs. CLO is governed by a 12-member board of directors who represent every region of Ontario. (

You can learn more about CLO by visiting our main website at:

Community Literacy of Ontario
80 Bradford Street, Suite #508
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
L4N 6S7

705-733-2312 (t) – 705-733-6197 (f)

CLO’s Members

CLO has a formal, paid membership consisting of literacy agencies, literacy networks and organizations, and individuals. Our members are located in communities large and small throughout this province. Our members are our greatest strength!

In 2007, our formal, paid membership consists of:

  • 91 organizational members (Anglophone community-based literacy delivery agencies in Ontario);
  • 28 associate members; and
  • 9 individual members.

Please email CLO at for a membership form

General information on literacy

For general information on literacy, please visit these websites:

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