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LINC – Free English Classes

Click here for this month’s activities: LINC Activities Calendar

LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) provides language instruction in one of Canada’s official languages to adult immigrants so that they may acquire the necessary language skills to integrate into Canadian society.

The program is open to all adult immigrants, 18 years of age and over, who are Permanent Residents, Landed Immigrants or Convention Refugees. A language assessment will confirm client eligibility for LINC and their current language proficiencies. LINC is fully funded by the Government of Canada through Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.


LINC Classes at Caledon Community Services offer:

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FREE English Classes Levels 1 to 7

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Small Class Sizes

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Learn with Computers

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Free Childcare and Transportation Assistance available to eligible clients

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TESL Ontario Certified Instructor

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Presentations, Guest Speakers, Workshops

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Ongoing Enrollment and Assessments

Learn more about LINC; please click here.

Register today!  Phone (905) 584-2300 ext. 257


Free English Classes

More information in the below video


Gratis Lezioni di inglese per adulti

Corsi di lingua per i nuovi arrivati in Canada

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Offriamo livelli linguistici da 1 – 7

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Classi aperte agli immigranti sbarcati, residenti permanenti e rifugiati congressi

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Tranporti e custodia dei bambini

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Verifica dell competenze linguistiche locale

(905) 584-2300 ext. 257


Gratis Aulas de Inglês para Adultos

LINC O ensino da lingua para os recém-chegados ao Canada

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Oferecemos níveis de linguagem 1 – 7

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Aulas abertas aos imigrantes des embarcaram, os residentes permanentes e os refugiados de convencoes

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Transporte e creche disponivel

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Em avaliasoes de linguagem local

Lingue e Registre-se Hoje Mesmo!
(905) 584-2300 ext. 257


Gratis Clases de Ingles para Adultos

LINC La ensenanza de idiomas para los recien llegados a Canada

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Ofrecemos niveles de longuaje 1 – 7

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Classes abiertas a los immigrantes desembarcados, residentes permanentes y los refugiados de la convencion

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Transporte y cuidado de ninos disponibles

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En las evaluaciones de lenguaje sitio

Llame y Registrese hoy!
(905) 584-2300 ext. 257


Click here for this month’s activities: LINC Activities Calendar

 

LINC Resources

Would you like to learn English? The number one question is “Where do I start?”

Please see below some helpful tips and resources.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Number 1  Who can apply?

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Adults only (18 years of age and over)

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Landed Immigrants

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Permanent Residents

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Convention Refugees

Number 2  Where do I start?

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Call the CCS LINC Supervisor to book an English assessment (905) 584-2300 ext 257

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Once you’ve completed your assessment, you will be placed in the appropriate class level

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An orientation will be given prior to attending classes

Number 3  When can I start?

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Usually within one week (subject to change)

For additional frequently asked questions regarding LINC, please click here.


New to Canada Resources:

Access to all CCS’ services (free)
Service Canada (Every first and third Thursday at Caledon Community Services)
Punjabi Community Health Services’ Settlement Counsellor visits monthly


Websites – Before you come and after you arrive:

www.cic.ga.ca (follow links for your specific need)
www.settlement.org (follow links for your specific need)

FAQ – New to Canada

FREE ADULT ENGLISH CLASSES


What is LINC?

LINC, Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada, is a language-training program funded by the Government of Canada through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Its purpose is to provide free language instruction in one of Canada’s official languages to adult immigrants so that they may acquire the necessary language skills to integrate into Canadian society.


Who is eligible for LINC?

The LINC program is free of charge if you are an adult immigrant, 18 years of age and over, and are a Landed Immigrant, Permanent Resident or Convention Refugee.


How do I register for classes?

To register for classes, you must first complete a language assessment. To book your language assessment, contact the CCS LINC Supervisor at (905) 584-2300 ext. 257. This confirms your eligibility and determines your current language proficiency. After the assessment, you will be placed into classes, if space allows, or placed onto the CCS LINC waiting list.


I have a child but want to take classes, what do I do?

LINC classes at CCS offer free childcare services for children aged 18 months to 4 years old (if space allows).


I want to take classes but don’t have transportation, what do I do?

LINC classes at CCS offer free transportation services to eligible clients.


When are classes held?

Free LINC Levels 1 to 7 are offered during the day:
Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

* Class times are subject to change.

Please contact the CCS LINC Supervisor at (905) 584-2300 ext. 257 for the most up-to-date class times.


When can I start classes?

Upon completion of your language assessment you will be placed into classes, if space allows, or placed onto the CCS waiting list. When a class space opens up you will be contacted by staff in the LINC program for placement into the appropriate class.


I am a Canadian Citizen but want to learn English, what do I do?

If you are a Canadian Citizen but would like to learn English please contact CCS at (905) 584-2300 ext. 257 to find out about other language programs at CCS and in Caledon.

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