About Us

We are the Don’t Hibernate people!


Active in Lacombe County & City since 1978, this non-profit society publishes a community activity guide called Don’t Hibernate that encourages adults and families to stay engaged in learning throughout the year and throughout a lifetime!

Lacombe Lifelong Learning is also the home of the Adult Literacy Program, helping people understand, speak, read and write English for free.

One of 82 Community Adult Learning Councils in Alberta, the County of Lacombe Lifelong Learning Association is primarily funded by Alberta Advanced Education & Technology, and is supported also by membership fees, gifts-in-kind, donations, and advertising in the Don’t Hibernate brochure.

Our goal is to provide affordable learning and community development opportunities to adults living in the County of Lacombe, the towns and villages of Alix, Bentley, Blackfalds, Clive, Eckville, Mirror and Tees, and the City of Lacombe.

If you or someone you know can use our help with English, or if you have a request or suggestion for courses, please don’t hesitate to call us at 403-782-7955 or email Register@LacombeLifelongLearning.com!

Our office is in the Lacombe Centre Mall located at 5240- 45th st , Lacombe.
Mailing address: Box 5742, Lacombe, AB, T4L 1X3

Our office is located  in the Lacombe Centre Mall – Bay 16  5240- 45th st , Lacombe

Our office hours are Monday- Thursday 10-3. Occasionally closed over lunch.

We do need to be away from the office at times and we apologize for any inconvenience this causes.

Adult Basic Literacy – Improving your reading, writing or number skills is confidential and easy!  Trained and knowledgeable volunteers can help you improve your communication skills.  For more information please click on link below:
Adult Literacy Program

English as a Second Language (ESL) – We can help you or someone you know learn English!  Call for one-on-one training or to join a small study group.  These services are Free.  Click on the link below for classes and details:

Lifeskills Education – Make everyday life a little easier for yourself when you learn about Budgeting Basics or Wills & Estates.

Employability Enhancement – Would you like to upgrade your work skills?   Improve your resume with Microsoft Office programs, an accounting program or Bookkeeping 101.  We also host the New Futures Career Transition workshops monthly, please click on the link below for future course dates.
NEW FUTURES- monthly career transition workshops

Recreational Courses – Tell us what you’d like to see for General Interest learning opportunities.  What’s your idea for a great course? for list of current courses offered please click on the link below:

GED EXAM preparation– we offer the GED prep course via videoconferencing 3 x a year.  Subsidies are available for the course and exam fee to eligible applicants, and CLLLA can also help if cost is a factor-  Pre- registration and assessment is required! please click on the GED link for next class dates.
GED- General Equivalency Diploma

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