Aboriginal Alternative Secondary School Program (ASSP) Strengthening Hamilton Aboriginal Education (SHAE)


Academic Upgrading

Provided by Hamilton Regional Indian Centre 905-548-9593

An alternative education program for Aboriginal students wishing to continue their education, in a culturally appropriate learning environment, but not currently attending a secondary school to shorten the gap of Aboriginal student’s dropout rates within the mainstream school system.


Eligibility Requirements

Legally eligible to work in Canada
EI eligible
EI reachback
Aboriginal bands
Ontario Works Participant
Unemployed
Women

Specializations

Unemployed
Aboriginal persons
Youth
Persons with low literacy
Underemployed
Low income
Women
Persons with multiple barriers (e.g., addictions, mental health, homelessness)