Your Local Adult Learning Network

The Adult Basic Education Association exists to improve the quality of life in the community of Hamilton through the promotion and support of lifelong learning.

Do you need to upgrade your skills to get a job? Or, do you have educational goals and you don’t know where to start?

We can discuss your options and give you the information you need to get started.

There are free adult upgrading programs across the city – one is right for you!

Call us today! 905-527-2222

Return to Work Program for Women – Pilots Starting in February 2018!

We are looking for referrals for a pilot program starting February 26th!

Through funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, ABEA has partnered with Literacy Link Niagara, the HWDSB, Employment Hamilton and the YMCA to bring you the Return to Work program.  This is a 4-week skills upgrading program for women who would like to re-enter the workforce after caring for family.  The program will refresh digital, numeracy and soft skills while having access to employment resources.  For more information click here.  It will run at the King William Learning Centre.  Please call or email if you or your client is interested in this program – 905-527-2222 or

Leaders in Literacy Breakfast coming June 5th!

ABEA’s annual Leaders in Literacy Breakfast is June 5, 2018 at the Hamilton Sheraton Hotel.  Come hear the “Stories of Struggle to Success” shared by the learners nominated for the Hamilton Spectator Adult Learner Literacy Award.  Our annual Leaders in Literacy Awards will also be presented.  Click here for more information and to register.

Clear Writing – Create Clear Messages and Get the Results You Want

Are your written messages sometimes misunderstood? Or, are you looking for a training opportunity for your team? Consider our Clear Writing service. We are recognized by the Learning Networks of Ontario as a Clear Writing Consultant.

Find out more information.