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YMCA of Greater Toronto

Newcomers - Language Assessment and Referral Centre, Toronto Central Bloor Street Centre


Description
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
Application Process
Call Assessment Hotline or email language.test@ymcagta.org, to book an appointment
Office
416-975-9622
Assessment Hotline
416-925-5462
Fax
416-928-9813
Website
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Email
ImmigrantServices@ymcagta.org
Mailing Address
365 Bloor St E
18th Floor
Toronto, ON, M4W 3L4
Canada
Languages
English, Farsi, French, Indonesian, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian
Contact
Sandra Loughead, Team Leader
Email: sandra.loughead@ymcagta.org
Phone: 416-587-4820
Outreach and Community Relations Coordinator
Roberto Echeverria
Email: Roberto.Echeverria@ymcagta.org
Phone: 437-223-1625
Fees
None
Documents Required
Contact organization for information
Accessibility
Fully accessible
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Updated On
September 28, 2022
Address
365 Bloor St E, 18th Floor
Toronto, ON, M4W 3L4
Cross street: Sherbourne St and Bloor St E
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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thu
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, also Wed 4:30 pm-7 pm, Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 9 am-5 pm; Assessment Hotline: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Toronto