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YMCA of Greater Toronto - Newcomers

Language Assessment and Referral Centre, North York Dufferin Street Centre

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Description
COVID19 -- service continues online or in person, by appointment

Eligibility screening, language skills assessment and referral to English or French language government-funded programs
  • programs include Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)/Cours de Langue pour les Immigrants au Canada (CLIC), LINC Home Study/CLIC en ligne, English as a Second Language (ESL) programs/French as a Second Language (FSL), Higher-Level Language Training (HLLT) such as Enhanced Language Training (ELT)/Cours de langue de niveau avancé (CLNA), Occupation-Specific Language Training (OSLT)/ la Formation linguistique axée sur les professions (FLAP), and Specialized Language Training (SLT)
Eligibility
Adults 18 years or older or with a high school diploma are eligible if they meet one of these criteria: Canadian Citizen born outside of Canada, Convention Refugee/Protected Person/Refugee Claimant, holding a letter of initial approval of permanent residence from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, worker admitted under the Live-In Caregiver Program, and applicants under other programs who have been approved but not yet had permanent residence status processed; Ukrainian citizens admitted
under the CUAET program.
Application Process
Call Assessment Hotline or email language.test@ymcagta.org, to book an appointment
Office
416-630-0330
Assessment Hotline
416-925-5462
Fax
416-630-0517
Website
Visit Website
Email
ImmigrantServices@ymcagta.org
Mailing Address
4580 Dufferin St
2nd Floor
Toronto, ON, M3H 5Y2
Canada
Languages
American Sign Language, Dari, English, Farsi, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian
Contact
Heather Abella, Site Team Leader
Email: Heather.Abella@ymcagta.org
Phone: 416-630-0330 ext 31056
Outreach and Community Relations Coordinator
Rpberto Echeverria
Email: Roberto.Echeverria@ymcagta.org
Phone: 437-223-1625
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Partly accessible - Easy access to elevator ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Updated On
January 17, 2023
Address
4580 Dufferin St, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON, M3H 5Y2
Cross street: Dufferin St and Finch Ave W
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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am to 8:00 pm
Tue
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, also Mon 4:30 pm-8 pm
Assessment Hotline -- Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Greater Toronto Area