Hamilton Reads Award

We are pleased to introduce a new award recognizing individuals, groups or entities that have made a significant contribution to literacy within the City of Hamilton.

Read more about the Hamilton Reads Award here.

Download the nomination form here.


Hamilton Literacy Council Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tutor Rooms are available until 9:00 p.m. weekdays and also on weekends, however the YWCA closes at 4:00 on Sundays.

For holiday closures at the YWCA, please click on the following link. On those dates there will be no access to the building.

ywcahamilton.org/posts/6-2014-holiday-closures


 


Do you know anyone interested in becoming a tutor?
Please see our “Volunteer” page for more information.


The Hamilton Literacy Council is proud to be a part of:

Employment Ontario

Ontario's employment & training network

United Way of Burlington and Greater Hamilton

www.uwaybh.ca



Services:

We offer free one-to-one tutoring and small group classes to English-speaking adults who want to improve their basic reading, writing and math skills (Literacy and Basic Skills, Levels 1-3). Student goals include employment, further education and increased independence. Call us at 905-529-9907.

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Become a Volunteer:

Our Volunteer Tutors help English-speaking adults with basic reading, writing and math skills. If you can give 2-4 hours per week, we will train you for a life-changing experience.  
 
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Membership:

Help us today in our mission. To make a donation or to become a member, please see our membership page.

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Literacy Facts:

In Canada, 42% of adults need some help with reading and writing, 50% need help with numeracy, and 68% need help with problem-solving (ALL Survey, 2005).

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We are community partners in Hamilton's Tackling Poverty initiative and pledge to do everything we can to play our part in making Hamilton the best place to raise a child. For more information please go to:



Literacy Links

Adult Basic Education Association

Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board St. Charles: Literacy & Basic Skills, ESL

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board Literacy & Basic Skills, ESL

Mohawk College - College & Career Preparation Program
Mohawk College - Deaf Empowerment Program
CNIB - Literacy and Basic Skills for Deaf-Blind Persons

Hamilton Native Learning Centre


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