What Do We Do?

  • We offer:
    • Free literacy training for adults
    • Free tutoring
    • Free small group classes

Want Help?

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Math
  • Computer skills

Want to Help?

Hamilton Literacy Council Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tutor Rooms are available:

Weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays & Sundays 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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


Please note: if the Hamilton School Board is closed due to bad weather, the Hamilton Literacy council will also be closed.

Volunteer Tutors Needed

We are looking for volunteer tutors to teach English-speaking adults basic reading, writing, math and/or computer skills.    
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Computer Basics

Great news! All of our classes are resuming mid September. Do you know anyone who is interested in learning about computers? Please click on the follo...
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Leaders in Literacy Breakfast

  ABEA held the annual Leaders in Literacy Awards breakfast by way of Zoom on June 11th, 2020. We are proud to announce that Margaret Gibso...
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Employment Ontario

This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the
Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario
and through the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement.