Good English language skills make it easier for newcomers to settle in Canada, find jobs, access services, meet new people and get their Canadian citizenship. It’s a core element of the settlement experience and crucial for integration.
CCS provides free English language classes from beginner to advanced language levels for permanent residents, convention refugees and live-in caregivers. This program is called Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC). Classes are offered in the morning, afternoon and evening at multiple locations. The following support services are offered through the LINC program to complement the in-class instruction and make the offering more comprehensive.