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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Free ESL Class (CLB 2-4 Basic English Proficiency)
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 07, 2015 - Fri Jul 17, 2015
Cedarbrae

Free ESL class runs 2 times a week on Wednesdays and Fridays 10:30am - 1:30pm. in partnership with Toronto Catholic District School Board. Registration on January 7, 2015: please bring 2 pieces of ID to show status in Canada ...

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Classes
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Permanent Residents will learn how to prepare for the Citizenship Test by learning about: Canadian history, geography and the government system, rights and responsibilities of Citizens, Canadian symbols and language ability r...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 11
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test Preparation
Tue Feb 10, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Are you working towards becoming a Canadian citizen? Join us as a representative from Toronto District School Board discusses what it means to be a citizen, what to expect from the test, and how to prepare using the Discover ...

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
9:00 am - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross-Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 08
Thu Jan 15
Thu Jan 22
Thu Jan 29
Thu Feb 05
Icon of the event Meet a Settlement Worker on Thursdays
Ongoing event running from Thu Jun 05, 2014 - Thu Dec 18, 2014
Cedarbrae

(No services on Dec 18, 25, Jan 1, 8 - Sorry for the inconvenience)...

Icon of the event New to Canada? Speak to a COSTI  Representative!
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

COSTI Immigrant Services is a community-based multicultural agency which has been serving all immigrant communities and new Canadians for many years. At the library sessions, a COSTI representative will answer your questions ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 30
Fri Feb 27
Fri Mar 27
Icon of the event Senior's English Conversation Drop-In
9:15 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Older adults are invited to drop in and learn basic English skills. This program is co-sponsored with Catholic Cross-Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 05
Thu Feb 12
Thu Feb 19
Thu Feb 26
Thu Mar 05
Icon of the event Services for Newcomers Age 55 & Over on Mondays
Ongoing event running from Mon Jun 16, 2014 - Mon Jun 29, 2015
Cedarbrae

(No services on Dec 22 & 29) Farhana Jogiat, Catholic Crosscultural Services (Ph: 416-266-7200 Ext 201) provides one-on-one settlement services to newcomers age 55 and over on Mondays from 1 to 5pm. She can speak English, Guj...

Icon of the event English Language Class
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Dawes Road

From the TDCSB. Intermediate English classes will be offered three times a week Tuesday to Thursday for newcomers. There will be no daycare offered for this program. Contact branch for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 18
Icon of the event TOEFL Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

This class helps you prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for university admission. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA assessment and referral, identificat...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 02
Tue Apr 07
Thu Apr 09
Thu Apr 16