Adult Learning Centre

Site: Georgetown - Head Office

Service: Essential Skills for Employment

Record #: OAK4379
Last Full Update: 12 Mar 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-873-2200
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Alyson Findlay, Senior Program Coordinator; Email:
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Agency Information

Description (Agency)

Literacy North Halton, operating as the Adult Learning Centre provides local literacy and essential skills instruction to adults in support of their personal goals for independence, employment, and further education or training, particularly to those most in need.

Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Established 1986
Primary Executive Michele Proud, Executive Director; Email:
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Offer a variety of part-time programs for adults who require upgrading in reading, writing, basic math and essential digital skills for employment, and further education or training.

RSW+ Adult Tutoring program:

  • reading, writing and basic math up to Grade 8 level
  • essential skills for work and further training

CSW Computer Skills for Work program:

  • in-person, instructor-led, small group classes
  • introduction to Windows, MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel), file management, email, Internet, and business communications

Sheridan College ACE Academic and Career Entrance program:

  • in partnership with Sheridan College
  • Grade 12 College level OSSD equivalent courses in English, Math, Biology and Chemistry
  • prepare for college entrance or Mature Student Test
  • qualify for apprenticeship and prepare for apprenticeship testing

HSW Essential Skills for Healthcare Support Worker Employment program:

  • build job-ready communication, digital and numeracy skills
  • gain valuable healthcare industry knowledge - home care and long-term care sectors
  • earn industry recognized certificates and build an employment portfolio

Mon, Wed, Thu 9 am-4 pm, Tue 1 pm-9 pm

  • RSW+ Adult Tutoring program is offered daytime and evening in all communities
  • CSW Computer Skills for Work program is daytime and evening in all communities
  • Sheridan College ACE and GED test prep programs are offered evenings in Milton & Georgetown
  • HSW Healthcare Support Worker Employment program is offered mornings, based on demand
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
Ontario resident; CLB level 6

Call or visit the website to register for an information session and for further details

Languages English
Fees None - tuition is free * small resource fee may apply for books/materials * no one is refused service

Site Information

Located In Community Georgetown
Address & Map
72 Mill St, Suite 206
Georgetown, ON L7G 2C9
Intersection Guelph St and Mill St
Mailing Address c/o Michele Proud 
PO Box 218 
Georgetown, ON L7G 4Y5
Physical Access Not Accessible - head office ; Accessible sites are available in all communities - Georgetown, Milton, Acton, Oakville and Burlington

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training
HCSD Sub Heading Academic Upgrading ; Adult Literacy ; Apprenticeship ; Computer & Related Technology Classes
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Apprenticeship Preparation ; Computer Literacy Training Programs ; GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction

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