Here are some very important reminders, as well as important dates to remember:
- There will be NO SCHOOL OR SCHOOL BUS service this Friday, June 3rd. The staff and teachers will be at an all-day workshop, so the Centre will be CLOSED;
- Because the Centre will be closed on Friday, testing block will be held tomorrow, Thursday, June 2nd;
- The week of June 20th, testing block will be held on Tuesday, June 21st and Wednesday, June 22nd;
- The last day of class will be June 23rd.
VERY IMPORTANT TO NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO SCHOOL BUS SERVICE AVAILABLE ON JUNE 21ST, 22ND AND 23RD.
For those of you who have registered for SUMMER SCHOOL, classes will start on July 4th. You will receive more information soon regarding the schedule, etc.
Welcome to New Horizons
Welcome to the Sherbrooke Campus home page! As a campus of the Adult Education services of the Eastern Townships School Board, we offer different services and courses to the adult population (16 years old +).
- High school courses in class, online or at a distance | Starting each week;
- Prerequisites for college or vocational training | Starting each week;
- Adult Education Support in Stanstead;
- Francization and English conversation online | next session in March
- NEW: My Job, My Career, My Future project | Starts on January 10th
Registration – Call us at 819-566-0250 ext. 0
See the list of Required documents
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The new citizenship course is starting on Friday, January 21st, at New Horizons Adult Education Centre! This course has been created at the request of students to help prepare for the Canadian Citizenship test and it’s open to everybody who wants to learn more about Canada. It’s going to be a lot of fun with lots of Kahoot games to practice, videos, and quizzes on Moodle!
For students who are already registered the course is starting on Friday, Jan. 21st, from 10:25 to 12:25. Anyone who is not registered but would like to take the course is encouraged to contact us as soon as possible to complete their registration. 819-566-0250 ext. 0 or email@example.com
Feeling anxious, worried, scared, and stressed out?
Here is a great article that you can refer to help you manage these feelings: https://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/coronavirus-anxiety.htm
If you need additional support please contact our Social Work Technician, Evelyn Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org), your teacher, or the Centre Secretary, Donna Bray (email@example.com). If we can’t help we will find someone who can.
BUS DISCOUNTS FOR LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS
Below you will find information about a program that provides discounted bus rates to low-income people / families. If you have questions / need help please see Courtney in the main office.
Our goal? In partnership with the STS, to improve mobility for low-income people by offering a discount on the monthly bus pass.
Individual fare: $40
Family fare: $56
You are eligible if you :
– are receiving social assistance or solidarity ;
– are unemployed and have been in Canada for less than 12 months;
– have a net family income below the low-income cut-off.
- You will receive your admission email within 1 month.
Who is Solidarité Transport for?
All Sherbrooke families and residents with low income who meet the following eligibility criteria:
|Low-income cut-offs||$18 166||$22 109||$27 531||$34 347||$39 112||$43 376||$47 640|
* Sherbrooke University and Cégep de Sherbrooke students who have access to the universal pass are not eligible.
The 2021-2022 pilot project serves a maximum of 600 people, including 240 new users. Since availability is limited, you must agree to purchase your pass every month. A three-month absence could lead to a withdrawal of eligibility in order to make room for other users.
How do I register?
Registrations are securely made online at www.solidaritetransport.ca. The site is accessible on mobile devices, computers and tablets. A photo or scan of proof of income will be required during registration:
Social assistance or social solidarity: Claim slip for the current month.
Arrived in Canada within the past 12 months and unemployed: Claim slip for the current month OR Confirmation of Permanent Residence OR Refugee Protection Claimant Document OR Permanent Resident card.
Net family income below the low-income cut-offs: Notice of assessment 2020 from Canada Revenue Agency for the applicant (and spouse or partner if applicable) AND Canada Child Benefit notice 2020 if you have kids.
How do I know if I am admitted?
All registrations will be processed within a maximum of one month. A confirmation will be sent to your email address. All forms must be received before the 15th day of the month to obtain the discount for the following month. If you need La Vermeilleuse card ($10 value free of charge), you will receive instructions by email.
How do I reload my card?
Reloading takes place at the CDC de Sherbrooke (1255 rue Daniel, Door 1). Due to COVID-19, our opening hours have changed. Please visit our Facebook page to get the latest information. see the explanatory video https://youtu.be/LooHo3dmDVM
When reloading your bus pass, you will need your:
- La Vermeilleuse card or Supercarte (if using Paratransit);
- Accepted payment methods: cash or Interac transfer, Credit cards are not accepted.
Important: To get the discount, you must reload your card at the CDC de Sherbrooke (not anywhere else).
People using Paratransit are eligible according to the same low-income criteria.
For any questions or help with registration:
Mélanie Houle, Coordonnatrice
Tel : 819.821.5807