The John Howard Society Learning Alternatives Program helps adults in Ontario to develop and apply communication, numeracy, interpersonal and digital skills to achieve their goals. The Learning Alternatives Program serves learners who have a specific path to successfully transition to employment, post-secondary, apprenticeship, secondary school, and increased independence. The Learning Alternatives Program creates individualized learning plans and provides flexible scheduling to support participant’s needs and goals for success. All services are free. Please contact us at 905-579-8482 Ext.226

What we offer

  • Non-credit upgrading
  • Free programming
  • Individualized learning plans
  • One-on-one support
  • Small Group Setting
  • Flexible schedules (half day schedules are possible)
  • Continuous intake
  • Access to other John Howard Society programs

Who is eligible?

  • Adult 19 years and over
  • Permanent Resident of Ontario

Someone with a specific goal path:

    • Secondary School Credit
    • Post-Secondary Education
    • Employment
    • Apprenticeship
    • Independence

An instructor will further assess your needs and suitability for the Learning Alternatives Program.

For information and registration details:

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    Some workshops and events include participation fees.

    Site location appointments are on hold, however our team is successfully working with our local participants throughout Durham Region

    If you are soliciting services for John Howard to purchase we ask you to email to ensure it reaches the appropriate department. Please do not use the booking section for this as it takes an active participant's spot for service. Thank you for your assistance with this.