Services

SERVICES AND PROGRAMS

Our services are available for permanent residents and convention refugees.

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Please note: Childcare and transportation may be available

     
English Language Learning
GENERAL INTEREST PROGRAMS
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LINC Classes Learn to listen, speak, read and write English from Literacy to Levels 1-7Full-time | Part-time | Enroll Sep, Jan, Apr
WorkLINC The program focuses on work in specific industries, and builds skills over 3 distinct training phases5-week program | Ongoing program
Intensive Communication for WorkGet the English skills you need to work in Canada and earn a High School Credit12-week program | Full-time | Enroll Sep, Jan, Apr
Academic & Business EnglishGet the English skills you need for university, college, or work and earn a High School Credit12-week program | Evening classes | Enroll Sep, Jan, Apr
G1 Driving Test Preparation    Prepare for the Ontario driving written knowledge test3 classes | English & Arabic classes | $15
Basic Computer Classes    Gain knowledge on how to use a computer14 hours | Ongoing program

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Employment-Related Services
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Job Search Workshops (JSW)
Build your resumé, develop job search skills and gain confidence
WORKSHOPS & PRACTICE SESSIONS

  • JSW Module 1 | 4-day workshop
  • JSW Module 2 | 4-day workshop
  • JSW A La Carte | 1-day session

read more about our JSW program

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Community Connections
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Hamilton Newcomers Club

is a monthly event welcoming newcomers to connect, network and belong in Hamilton3rd Tuesday of the Month | Join us

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Orientation & Settlement Services
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Settlement Counselling
Get assistance to help you settle, adapt and integrate into local Hamilton life in your first language
By appointment | Available to newcomers
Information Sessions and Events
Attend any of our Information sessions and workshops to learn more about life in Canada.
Check our CALENDAR for upcoming dates and reserve your spot

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CARE FOR NEWCOMER CHILDREN


While parents are accessing services, children are invited to ‘learn through play’ with certified early childhood educators at three of our locations.

Programming is offered for children from 6 months to 6 years of age.

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SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR FUNDERS and PARTNERS
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Hamilton Community Foundation
City of Hamilton
Zonta Club of Hamilton