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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Sanderson

Looking for an opportunity to improve your English language skills? Volunteers and newcomers meet weekly for one hour to discuss a variety of topics with the help of an experienced group facilitator. Participants develop con...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Settlment Services for Newcomers
9:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomers with immigration documents, health care, access to education, and free access to Commission of Oath Services. Please contact the branch for further info...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event Career Cruising: Finding Your Profession
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Thinking about choosing a profession or making a career change? This session will help you explore and find the direction your career could go and provide information about available career opportunities. Register in person o...

Icon of the event Free Income Tax Clinic for Syrian Families
Mon Mar 27, 2017 | 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Free Income Tax Clinic for Syrian Families hosted at York Woods branch, 1785 Finch ave W....

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 24
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Weekly 2-hour sessions for newcomers to practice listening & speaking English and improve communication skills. This program is co-sponsored by North York Community House. No registration required. Drop In. All are welcome to...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event LSP: Canadian Immigration Series: Temporary Residence vs Permanent Residence:
Tue Apr 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Whether you are new to Canada or a citizen interested in Canada's immigration policies you are sure to be informed by Immigration Lawyer Cristina Guida's (Green and Spiegel LLP) Canadian immigration overview. Specific issues ...

Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Looking to improve your English? We will be reading advanced picture books and practicing our listening, reading and conversation skills. The group will meet on the last Wednesday of every month in the Periodical Lounge. Call...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle (Intermediate and Advanced Levels)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Practice your conversation skills while making some new friends along the way. This group is geared towards those people with an English Literacy Level of 3 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 02
Icon of the event LSP: Second Career Strategy
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Bridlewood

Gain valuable information and support for a new career....