What Will I Learn?

You choose what you want to learn.  Choices include:

Reading - Classified ads, menus, books, maps, schedules, labels, recipes, TV Guide, postal guide, using the library, signs, etc.

Writing - Letters, resumes, job application forms, writing notes, stories, directions, etc.

Math - Budgeting, using a calculator, money skills, banking skills, basic and advanced operations, telling time, etc.

Computer Skills - Microsoft applications, basic operations, educational programs, internet, email, typing practice, etc.

Financial Literacy - Click on the following image to view a short video about the Money Matters workshop held at Hutton House.


Program Options

One to one tutoring

  • You are matched with a volunteer tutor

  • 1 to 1 1/2 hours per week

Computer Lab

  • Topics include Microsoft Word, Email, and the Internet

  • Full range of assistive devices

Small Group Classes

  • 6 different classes offered per term

  • Sample topics include Around the World, Everyday Math, Reading and Writing, Weird and Wonderful Animals, Science Around Us

 These classes are offered in partnership with Thames Valley District School Board.

Special Interest Groups/Clubs

Examples include poetry writing, book clubs, cyber pen pals, surfing the net, smart shopper, etc.

Correspondence Courses

We can assist you to earn secondary school credits through correspondence courses.

Program Benefits

  • Increased self-esteem 
  • Increased independence 
  • Reduced reliance on family members 
  • Enhanced employment opportunities 
  • Improved ability to access and understand community services

What Will it Cost?

There is no charge for classes. 

You are responsible for your own transportation and for any correspondence course costs.

How to Get Started

Call 519-472-1541 x 228 to register.

You must be:

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Motivated and willing to commit time to work toward your learning goals
  • Have a disability that affects access to traditional classroom adult education programs

Once registered, you will meet with the Adult Education Coordinator to review your current literacy level and to determine your goals in the program.

Resource Materials

  • A variety of teaching methods and resource materials are available to accommodate your disability and education level.
  • Hutton House has developed many custom learning materials for adult learners.  Materials include books, worksheets, games and resource guides to assist with literacy and financial skills.

The Hutton House Adult Literacy Series and accompanying resource guides are available for purchase by school boards, services providers, libraries and other literacy providers.


The Adult Education program is supported by:

  City of London

City of London

  Hutton House Foundation

Hutton House Foundation

  Ministry of Community and Social Services

Ministry of Community and Social Services

  Thames Valley District School Board

Thames Valley District School Board