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Language Aid

YMCA of Cambridge & Kitchener-Waterloo

YMCA Employment Services offers self-directed, independent job search services as well as one-to-one job search support including language instruction & assesment, employment assessment, career exploration, intensive job search assistance, mentoring and coaching from an Employment Specialist, job matching and placement, possible financial incentives, job/training retention and workshops

Tel: 519-579-9622 (Kitchener)
Tel: 519-621-1621 (Cambridge)


Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC Program)

LINC program offers newcomers a chance to develop strong English language communication skills and learn everything they need to know about Canada. Free and small class size, more personal attention to each student, free childminding, and free bus tickets are all available to eligible individuals.
St. Louis Adult Learning Centre Main Campus: 80 Young street, Kitchener
St. Francis Campus: 154 Gatewood Road, Kitchener
Tel: 519-579-9622 (YMCA Language Assessment Centre)

The Conestoga College LINC program offers English classes for adult newcomers who wish to improve their language skills for life, for work and for further learning.

Main Campus: 77 Young Street, Kitchener
Tel: 519-745-1201 ext. 229/245
St. Francis Campus: 154 Gatewood Road, Kitchener
Tel: 519-745-1201 ext. 400
St. Joseph Campus: 160 Courtland Avenue East, Kitchener
Tel: 519-745-1201 ext. 303
Cambridge Campus: 82 Beverly Street, Cambridge
Tel: 519-745-1201 ext. 532

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