Want to improve your English? Learn Canadian culture and participate in field trips throughout the GTA. Language Instruction for Newcomer to Canada (LINC) levels 4/5 and 6/7 is the answer. Session 3 is in progress (ending
October 28, 2016) and Session 4 will commence on
October 31, 2015. LINC runs on continuous intake. We offer child care through the Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) program for LINC participants with children from 19 months to 5 years of age. Registrants must be assessed by the YMCA to be eligible for the LINC program.
Are you an Internationally-trained Engineering/IT or Retail Sales Management professional? Learn Canadian workplace culture, sector-specific terminology and prepare to secure employment in your profession through our Enhanced Language Training (ELT) program. The current session commenced on
September 6, 2016 and will end on October 7, 2016
. The next session will commence on
October 11, 2016
. Registrants must be assessed by the YMCA to be eligible for the LINC program.
416-658-3101 ext. 206.
Are you new to Canada and looking for settlement advice in the GTA? Our Settlement Workers will be happy to meet with you and your family to discuss your settlement needs, refer you to services and appropriate support, and prepare an action plan to ensure you are on track to reach your settlement goals.
Contact one of our Settlement Workers:
Lynda Davey-Longstreet at ext. 232,
Mentoring for Change
Have you completed an employment preparation program? Need to increase your networks? Still having trouble finding employment? Are you an internationally-trained professional? You may consider getting matched with a mentor in your profession. Mentors can coach and guide you through the Canadian workplace culture or answer questions.
Want to become a Mentoring Champion?
As a Mentor, you can help job seekers in various ways: Enhance communication skills, sharpen job search techniques and provide guidance to access community information and resources. Consider the rewards of helping to develop others through mentoring.
Mentoring for Change: Connecting Professionals
In today's busy environment, it is important for you to establish positive and strong connections that can last a lifetime.
Please join us for a Dynamic Networking event!
Featured Presentation: "Making the Right Connections"!
Date: Thursday, October 20, at 6:00pm
Rosaline Graham at