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Language Skills Program (formerly LINC)

(London & Windsor)

What is the Language Skills Program?

Language Skills Program is an English as a second language  program for adult immigrants who are permanent residents and have not yet received Canadian Citizenship. LSP teaches listening, speaking, reading and writing based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks, and is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

  • Classes are free.
  • Limited free child minding available for parents while attending class.
  • Limited free bus pass available to qualified students.

Locations, Times & Levels

LONDON

Call us at 519-645-7553, ext 1 for all sites

YMCA Wortley Education Centre
165 Elmwood Avenue East, London (view map)

Care for Newcomer Children Available

Literacy:    Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Literacy:    Monday – Friday    12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Reading & Writing CLB’s 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5 
Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Listening & Speaking CLB’s 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5:
Monday – Friday    12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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YMCA Chelsey Green Education Centre

123 Chesterfield Avenue, corner of Thompson Road, London (view map)

Free On-Site Care for Newcomer Children

Literacy:    Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Literacy:    Monday – Friday    12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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YMCA Oakridge Education Centre
Oakridge Presbyterian Church (view map)
970 Oxford Street W., London

Free On-Site Care for Newcomer Children

Literacy: Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Literacy: Monday – Friday    12:30 p.m. – 3:00p.m.
Reading & Writing CLB’s 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5:   
Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Listening & Speaking CLB’s 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5:   
Monday – Friday    12:30 p.m. – 3:00p.m.
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YMCA North London Education Centre
207 – 735 Wonderland Rd. N., London (view map)

Free On-Site Care for Newcomer Children

Literacy & CLB 1/2 Reading & Writing:  Monday – Friday  9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Literacy & CLB 1/2 Listening & Speaking:  Monday – Friday  12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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YMCA South London Education Centre
1119 Jalna Blvd, London (view map)

Free On-Site Care for Newcomer Children

Includes skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing in all classes.
Literacy:    Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Literacy:    Monday – Thursday    4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
CLB 1:    Monday – Thursday    4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
CLB’s 1, 2, 3, 4:    Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
CLB’s 1, 2, 3, 4:    Monday – Friday    12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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WINDSOR

Registration: ongoing

Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) course schedules:
 
Literacy, Seniors, CLB 1, 1/2, 2, 4, 4/5 - Integrated       
Monday to Friday  9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

CLB 3 - Reading and Writing                                          
Monday to Friday   9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Literacy, CLB 1, 1/2, 2 - Intergrated                                          
Monday to Friday   12:30pm - 3:00 p.m.

CLB 3, 4, 4/5 - Listening and Speaking                                          
Monday to Friday   12:30pm - 3:00 p.m.
 
Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) available during day-time classes for children ages 6 months to 6 years, whose parents are attending Language and Skills classes at the YMCA.
New Evening Courses!

CLB 1/2 - Integrated                                                  
Monday & Wednesday   6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

CLB 3/4 - Listening and Speaking                               
Tuesday & Thursday     6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Courses are free of charge.
Transportation assistance is available for eligible clients.
 

For more information please call 519-256-7330 ext. 253 or visit us at
YMCA of Windsor and Essex County
500 Victoria Ave, Windsor (view map)

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