Record #: GRE0245
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 11 Sep 2023


Description (Service) Confidential services to help adults achieve the math, writing and reading skills required for employment and to fully participate in the community. There are Adult Learning Centres in Wiarton, Walkerton, Saugeen Shores and Owen Sound. Sites may also support many locations within the local area.

Services include:
  • Literacy and Basic Skills program - improve essential communication (reading, writing, oral) and numeracy skills to enhance employment, independence or further training
  • General upgrading in math, reading and writing to achieve goals such as finishing high school, finding work, completing forms, or how to help children with homework
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Basic Computer Training - personal lesson with instructor or group lesson, call to book appointment
    • Some lessons available online
  • Family literacy
  • Correspondence courses
  • Support for people with learning disabilities

Service Details

Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Wed 9:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm; Thu 9:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm, 6 pm-8:30 pm; Fri 9 am-12 noon
Summer hours (Jun-Aug): Call for details
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility 18 year(s) and up
Application Call for information or appointment
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
824 1st Ave W
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 4K4
View Google Map
Intersection 1st Ave W and 8th St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact information

Office Phone 519-376-6623 ext 2
Primary Contact Roger Hannon, Adult Learning Coordinator; Phone: 705-444-2250; Email:
Mailing Address 824 1st Ave W 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 4K4

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