English Language Assessment and Referral Services

Eligibility screening, language skills assessment, and referral to government-funded English language programs including:

  • Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)
  • LINC Home Study
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)¬†
  • Enhanced Language Training (ELT)
  • Occupation-Specific Language Training (OSLT)
  • Specialized Language Training (SLT)
Organizations that offer this Service
YMCA of Hamilton Burlington and Brantford
Contact for information.
Work: 905-526-8452 (YMCA Main Street Location)
Work: 905-662-9400 (YMCA Stoney Creek Location)
Website: www.ymcahbb.ca

Adults 18 years or older who meet one of the following criteria:

  • Permanent Residents of Canada
  • Convention Refugees and Persons in Need of Protection
  • Individuals whose Permanent Resident application has been approved in principle
  • Foreign domestic workers admitted under the Live-In Caregiver program
  • Naturalized Canadian Citizens
  • Refugee Claimants
Areas Served
Stoney Creek
Application Instructions

Call ahead to verify eligibility, book assessment appointment, and confirm documents (Permanent Resident (PR) card or Landing paper with passport) to access service

Age Range
18 years and older
Last Full Update
September 20, 2023