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English Language Programs for Adults

Thank you for choosing to improve your English at one of the programs offered by HWDSB. Please contact us for more information.


  1. Contact one of our locations for more information.
  2. Schedule and complete a language assessment at the YMCA Assessment Centre. Call 905-526-8452 to book an appointment.
  3. Complete the online HWDSB registration form.
  4. Start classes.


You can start any time, not just at the beginning of a session.

September 7, 2022 to February 2, 2024

February 5, 2024 to June 21, 2024

Learners have an interview with their teacher and receive a progress report at the end of the fall and winter terms.

Summer 2023
July 4-28 2023 with in-person classes at City Centre and Hill Park.


  • No cost for permanent residents, refugees (including claimants), and naturalized Canadian citizens
  • Fees for Visitors


Adults over the age of 18

Childcare and bus tickets may be available permanent residents and refugees (not claimants)


All our classes are designed to help with daily life in Canada. Instruction is based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs).

English Every Day and Summer

Monday to Friday (9 a.m. to 2:05 p.m.)

  • All day classes are offered in-person
  • Childcare is available for permanent residents and refugees (not claimants)

Night school

Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday (6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.)

  • All night classes are in-person

Newcomer services can help you improve your French and English language skills. For Igor, it also helped him feel more at home in Canada. Find newcomer services in the official language of your choice: Canada.ca/newcomer-services



City Learning Centre
110 King Street West, Suite 601, Plaza Level
Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S6
Telephone: 905-525-8833
Paid parking
In Jackson Square
Hill Park Learning Centre
465 East 16th Street Hamilton, ON, L9A 4K6
Telephone: 905-561-2190 ext. 4774
Free Parking
Care for Newcomer Children (Childcare is available)
Parkway Learning Centre
140 Centennial Parkway N.
Hamilton, ON, L8E 1H9
Telephone: 905-573-0941
Free Parking
Care for Newcomer Children (Childcare is available)
Near Eastgate Square

Updated on Thursday, July 13, 2023.
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