We’re Writing a New Story

We believe every child deserves literacy. Our evidence-based reading programs connect New Brunswick schools and communities to unlock students’ potential in school and life.

Making Real Change

Better reading outcomes in Grade 2 are just the beginning. Our early interventions can change the trajectory of a child’s life. And the future of our province

95%

Percentage of volunteers who feel they had a positive impact

5,679

Number of students we’ve mentored

127,976

Hours of literacy instruction we’ve provided

58%

Increase in kids’ reading confidence

59%

Teacher-reported increase in child’s overall skills

Skills for School and Life

Our programs give struggling readers practical strategies to make real progress. Along with literacy skills, children gain a new sense of confidence, mastery and pride.

ELF

A volunteer reading program for anglophone elementary schools.

CLEF

A volunteer reading program for francophone elementary schools.

NB Reads

New Brunswickers share their favourite stories on social media.

How Can I Get Involved?

There are three ways to help us empower more New Brunswick children through reading.

About Volunteering

Our volunteers are given training and support materials to guide them.

Make a Donation

Our organization relies on your generous support to make a difference.

Become a Partner

Industry partners are directly helping the lives of New Brunswick’s youth.

Our Partners

A powerful network of supporters makes our life-changing work possible. Here are a few recent partners.

News and Events

In Memoriam

We were sad to learn of the recent passing of Clarissa Jane Hallett, one of our volunteers with the ELF Program. Jane was kind, passionate, and an incredible volunteer.

COVID update: immediate

As our organization continues to adjust to our new normal, we want to thank our network; from our dedicated volunteers and school coordinators, to funders and community partners for what was shaping up to be another successful year for Elementary Literacy.