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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Learn English and the Canadian Culture in an encouraging and friendly small group environment....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 17
Thu Sep 24
Thu Oct 01
Thu Oct 08
Thu Oct 15
Icon of the event Senior Benefits (Mandarin)
Wed Jul 15, 2015 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Bridlewood

Part of the LSP Monthly Newcomer Seniors' Group (in Mandarin), this sessions will provide information on Old Age Security, senior drug benefit, senior housing, home care and nursing home, and senior recreation....

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

Practise your conversation skills and learn about the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 07
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Tue Jul 28
Tue Aug 04
Icon of the event Kids@Computers Information Session
Fri Jul 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Join us to find out about this scholarship program that provides computers to children ages 8-14 from families receiving Social Benefits. The program is offered in partnership with Catholic Crosscultural Services. To register...

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 04
Fri Sep 11
Fri Sep 18
Fri Sep 25
Fri Oct 02
Icon of the event Volunteer!
Tue Aug 11, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Learn how to volunteer, create work experience, improve your resume and help others while you help yourself. Register at the Branch or call, 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Learning Opportunities for Newcomers
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Meet with a Mentorship Program Worker to find out about practicing English or gaining hand-on "Canadian" experience while volunteering. The program is offered in partnership with CultureLink Settlement Services. For more info...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 02
Thu Jul 09
Thu Jul 16
Thu Jul 23
Thu Jul 30
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Weekly 2-hour sessions for newcomers to practice listening & speaking English and improve communication skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 08
Wed Jul 15
Wed Jul 22
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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Free 10 week program at Burrows Hall Library in partnership with CultureLink. For landed immigrants and convention refugees,19yrs and older with LINC level 4 and up. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 08
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 22
Icon of the event Social Benefits (Mandarin)
Thu Jul 23, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bridlewood

Information on Ontario Works and Ontario Disabililty Support Program....