Adult Literacy & Basic Skills


What We Do:

The Literacy & Basic Skills (LBS) program is a free service to help adults improve their employability, their readiness for further education and/or their independence. This program offers learning and training accommodations, transportation, and a flexible schedule to suit all needs. 

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Who You Are:

  • Want to build employment skills or help finding a job
  • Want to prepare for your OSSD or post-secondary
  • Want to improve your life, independence or social skills
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What We Offer:

  • Choose from online or in-class instruction
  • In-person classes; sized 4-8 individuals
  • Continuous intake and start date (start as soon as you're ready!)
  • No referral necessary and no waitlist
  • All courses can be offered in American Sign Language (ASL)

Course Examples

  • Employment Skills
  • PLAR, Credit & College Prep
  • Customer Service/ Cashier Training
  • American Sign Language
  • Life & Social Skills
  • Reading/ Writing Comprehension
  • Digital Literacy; MS Word/Excel
  • Budgeting & Time Management

When Does It Start?

Whenever you are ready, start right away!


St. Catharines
36 Page St.
(Stokes Building)

535 Lake St.
(Lifetime Learning Centre)

Niagara Falls
5690 Pitton Road
(Westlane Secondary School)

Port Colborne
211 Elgin Street
(Port Colborne High School)



Phone/Text: 905-327-7642