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 4 is in progress and will end on
December 16, 2016. Session 5 will commence
January 3, 2017. 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.
There will be no LINC classes running during the period of December 19, 2016 - January 2, 2016, however staff will still be available to register participants.
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
November 14, 2016 and will end on
December 16, 2016. The next session will commence on
January 3, 2017. Registrants must be assessed by the YMCA to be eligible for the LINC program.
There will be no ELT classes running during the period of December 19, 2016 - January 2, 2017, however staff will still be available to register participants for the next session.
Mevin Sannaseeaya at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-658-3101 ext. 206.
ESL/Medical Terminology, CLB 7/8
This ESL program will help learners develop specific communication skills necessary to work in a medical environment. Curriculum includes the introduction of essential medical terminology along with basic concepts of medical science and practice, while also enhancing the participant's proficiency in medical English.
This program is 20-weeks long, Saturday's, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. English as a Second Language classes are offered on a
For additional information and to register contact: 416-658-3101 ext. 0.
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,
Melike Gokce at ext. 290,
Are you new to Canada and between the ages of 16-29? Skills for Change facilitates the integration into the Canadian society and workplace culture through workshops, networking activities, information and counselling sessions covering topics such as educational/professional development, financial literacy, health and wellness, and Canadian culture, among others.
For more information contact:
416-658-3101 ext. 0.
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.
Rosaline Graham at
or 416-658-3101 x264.