George Brown College

Site: St James Campus, H Building

Service: Academic Upgrading Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adults

Record #: MET6428
Last Full Update: 14 Dec 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone No public phone number
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Deanne Bradley-Coelho, Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Ashley Booth, Program Manager; Email:

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Literacy and Basic Skills

  • literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills
  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence
  • individualized learning plan based on student's goals

Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm; September-June

Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
Deaf and/or hard of hearing users of American Sign Language who are Ontario residents 19 years and older, whose reading, writing and math skills are below Grade 12, and who are proficient enough in ASL and basic English to benefit fully from the program

Email to set up an appointment for an assessment of ASL and English skills

Languages American Sign Language, English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
School of Work and College Preparation, 341 King St E
6th Floor (Office)
Toronto, ON
Canada M5A 1L1
Intersection Jarvis St and King St E
Mailing Address School of Work and College Preparation, 341 King St E 
6th Floor (Office) 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5A 1L1
Physical Access Fully accessible - Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Employment / Training
HCSD Sub Heading Academic Upgrading ; Adult Literacy ; Language Instruction
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ~ Hearing Loss ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ Hearing Loss ; Sign Language Instruction

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