Literacy Council York South
Adult Learning Centre Thornhill
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Literacy Council York South - Adult Learning Centre Thornhill offers reading, writing, numeracy and computer skills to individuals over 18 years of age in southern York Region, Ontario, Canada.

We are a non-profit charitable organization established since 1989 to offer confidential tutoring regardless of race, creed or economic circumstance, to those who have a desire to improve their lives through education and further employment opportunities.

In pursuit of this goal, we recruit and train tutors to provide both one-on-one and small group tutoring to assist adults achieve their goals of employment, further training, education and independence.

Literacy Council York South is governed by a Board of Directors and is funded by the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities, as well as memberships, fundraising and donations. We are part of the EO/MTCU province-wide system for tracking data- the EOIS CaMS database.

Do you need to prepare for credit courses, college, GED, Second Career(new) or work related skills? We provide a flexible schedule with continuous intake from September to June. Registration fee is $30.00 for the year. Text books are available for purchase. database.

For further information about attending our classes or volunteering to help adult learners, please send us a confidential email to or by telephone at (905) 771-7323. 

We acknowledge the support of Markham Public Library for their provision of office and meeting space.