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Service: Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-257-1555; Cell 289-795-8124
Fax 905-257-1507
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Primary Contact Lydia Law, Language Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 244; Email:
Alternate Contact Micky Gotla, Language Program Administrative Assistant; Phone: 905-257-1555 * (Cell) 289-795-8124; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Babur Mobarak, Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 232
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1979
Primary Executive Kim Jenkinson, Executive Director; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 222; Email:
Funding Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Service delivery is frequently changing as a result of COVID-19, please visit website for the most up-to-date information 
A community-based, federally funded English language training program offered by the Government of Canada in collaboration with local school boards, employers, multicultural groups and other partners in the delivery of English language instruction. 
LINC provides newcomers with:  
* communication skills to help facilitate their social, cultural and economic integration into Canadian society  
* participants learn about Canada, diversity, rights and responsibilities and labour market integration  
* Canadian Language Benchmark levels offered are CLB 0-7 
* classes are offered at the Dundas Street and Speers Road locations
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Permanent residents * landed immigrants * convention refugees
Application Contact an Administrative Assistant for more information * an assessment may be necessary
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Bosnian ; Chinese - Cantonese ; Croatian ; Farsi ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Hungarian ; Japanese ; Korean ; Mandarin ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Serbian ; Spanish ; Tagalog ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services - are available
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location Iroquois Ridge * In Longos Plaza next to Canadian Tire
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
380 Dundas St E, Unit D11
Oakville, ON L6H 6Z9
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Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Dundas St E
Physical Access Partially Accessible - designated parking at entrance
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading English as a Second Language ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources
Service Categories English as a Second Language ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Vocational English as a Second Language ~ Immigrants/Refugees

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