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Get the help you need to reach your academic potential at a YMCA Academic Support program. 

Literacy & Basic Skills

Improve Your Reading, Writing & Math Skills If you are 18 years of age and over, you can participate in the free Literacy & Basic Skills upgrading program. Once your literacy level has been assessed, our team will help you set your personal goals for education and employment. You'll learn in a comfortable and supportive environment, getting what you need to successfully write the GED....

Pre-Apprenticeship Training

Get Your Start in the Trades Looking for a great way to get into the trades? Consider a pre-apprenticeship in the thriving sector of Truck & Coach Technician. No experience is necessary. You'll receive employment readiness workshops, Level 1 training at Mohawk College, and a paid work placement. Call YMCA Employment Services today at 905.540.9679 for more information. Intake periods vary...

Second Career

New Job Training & Financial Support If you have been laid off, Second Career is an Ontario Government program that offers training for a new job, including financial support. Get help with short or long-term training to rebuild your skill set and return to work. Financial help is available for things like books and program tuition fees. Take the next step to a Second Career. Contact the...