City School by Mohawk


Learning is just around the corner

City School by Mohawk is a community-based initiative that aims to break down barriers to education and employment. Through community consultation with neighbours, City School by Mohawk focuses on developing specialized learning programs, workshops and services that will encourage gradual steps to a postsecondary pathway.

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Eva Rothwell Centre

The first City School classroom opened in October 2015 and is located on the second floor of the Eva Rothwell Centre (opens new window) at 460 Wentworth St North. Check out a 360 degree image of the classroom here! Unfortunately due to the age of the building, the classroom is not currently wheelchair accessible.




Hamilton Public Library

Our second location opened in June 2016 at the Central branch of Hamilton Public Library (opens new window), located in Jackson Square at 55 York Blvd. City School is collocated with the City of Hamilton's Xperience Annex (opens new window) and the Library's Circuit 4.0 (opens new window) on the fourth floor.




City School Mobile Classroom - Coming Soon!

Our third location will be hitting the road in Fall 2017 and we want to hear from you! Fill out our quick survey (opens new window) and tell us what programs you want us to offer and where you want us to be! 



For more information about City School by Mohawk or to tell us what City School can do for you, cityschool [at] (email us) or call City School at 905-575-2489. 

What can City School do for you?

Looking to earn credits for college courses or build skills to be job ready?
City School can help you get started on a plan to attend college.

Free programs include:

  • College credit courses
  • Guest speakers events
  • Job related workshops
  • College prep workshops
  • Youth programs
  • Community events


Apply for Free!

Check out our calendar to apply for free credit courses or register for Learning Labs and Speaker Series!

Don't forget to drop in!

Drop in and chat! 

541 Exchange & Eatery
541 Barton St. E, Hamilton
Hours: 7am to 10am (first Tuesday of every month)

Hamilton Public Library (Central)
55 York Blvd, Hamilton
Hours: 10am to 2pm (every Tuesday)
Hours: 1pm to 4:30pm (every Thursday)

Hamilton Public Library (Barton)*
571 Barton St. E, Hamilton
Hours: 2pm to 4pm (second and fourth Monday every month)
*subject to change

Contact us

Phone: 905-575-2489
Email: cityschool [at]

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Student Testimonials


"I am a wife and mother of four who has been out of the workforce for over eight years. I am a shy person with very little experience, and have had a hard time finding a job. I heard about City School through social media and signed up for the Job Ready Toolkit and Family Dynamics course..." - Lyn

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Visit our partners

Eva Rothwell Centre

Culture for kids in the arts Mission services Hamilton community foundation
Culture for Kids in the Arts Mission Services Hamilton Community Foundation
Hamilton city initiatives Social planning and research counsil Pathways to education
Hamilton Neighbourhood Action Strategy Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton Pathways to Education

541 eatery and exchange

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541 Eatery and Exchange McMaster University Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario


Hamilton Public Library Xperience Annex Hamilton Health Services

Upcoming Events

Jan 30
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City School at HPL

– 8:00pm

Join in at HPL`s Power Up Mondays, presented by City School! Entrepreneur Talk with Lauren Valvasori Turning photos and creativity into a booming business in #HamOnt. Join Lauren as she talks about her passion for photography and how she made a career out of it.