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LINC – Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

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ESL-English as a Second Language
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Summer ESL & LINC
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada
The LINC program is funded by the Government of Canada and is for adults, 18 years and older who are Permanent Residents or Convention Refugees. Refugee claimants and Canadian Citizens are not eligible for the LINC program.
Students in the LINC program are provided with language training and settlement skills and basic pre-employment skills.


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NOTE: Clients must bring proof of status in Canada, proof of Ontario address and assessment papers from the YMCA-YWCA Language Assessment and Referral Centre or copies of LINC Progress Reports.
 Please Note: CLB 5–8 are online.
290 Nepean St., Downtown 

CLB 4 & 5

Monday to Friday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
330 Lajoie St., Ottawa East 
613 741-6808
CLB  1– 2
Monday to Friday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LINC for Home-Based Business (CLB 5–8)

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9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LINC for Office and Accounting Careers (CLB 5–8)
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Classes for the Deaf
Monday to Friday
9:00 am – 11:30 am
Monday to Thursday
12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
893 Admilral Ave., Ottawa West
613 228-9060
CLB  Literacy–1
Academic Skills CLB 5 + 
Monday to Friday
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm



LINC Classes for the Deaf (St. Joseph's Adult School)
English and American Sign Language classes for Deaf, hard of hearing and Deafened adult newcomers. 
St. Joseph's Adult School
330 Lajoie St., Ottawa East
613 741-6808   

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