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Supports to Attend Adult Basic Education (ABE) Literacy Training

Who Does it Serve?

  • Individuals on income support

Description

Adult Basic Education (ABE) is a provincial program for adult learners and is made up of three levels: Level I refers to basic literacy and roughly equates to K-6; Level II is considered equivalent to grades 7-9; Level III corresponds to grades 10-12 and requires the completion of a minimum of 36 credits in order to graduate.

Individuals on income support wishing to attend ABE are eligible to receive placement support allowance which may include a start-up allowance, monthly stipend, transportation and subsidized child care.

How to Access?

For information, contact the Advanced Education, Skills and Labour office in your area:

Avalon

Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
Toll-free: 1-877-729-7888
TTY: 1-877-292-4205

Central

Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
Toll-free: 1-888-632-4555
TTY: 1-877-292-4205

Western

Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
Toll-free: 1-866-417-4753
TTY: 1-877-292-4205

Labrador

Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
Toll-free: 1-888-773-9311
TTY: 1-877-292-4205

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