Newcomer Services

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

Program Description

The program helps immigrant women who are permanent residents learn English.

Program Details

  • English language education based on continuous intake (part-time and full-time)
  • Free childcare for children 6 months to 6 years old
  • Reading, writing and pronunciation support
  • One-on-one language support
  • Learning support is available to struggling learners
  • Communication enhancement-Guest speakers provide diverse learning experiences to participants
  • Digital literacy- Language learning is supported through the use of computers and other technologies
  • Health education
  • Community resources information and referrals

Eligible Clients

The program is available to all permanent residents. A Canadian Language Benchmark assessment (CLBA) is required for enrolment.

Additional Program Information

  • Childcare is available (restrictions may apply).
  • First language support is available.

Program Schedule

To view the full schedule for 2021-2022, click here.

Part-time classes

  • CLB 1, 2, 3, 4: Morning 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Monday to Thursday
  • CLB 1: Morning 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Tuesday and Thursday
  • CLB 2-3, CLB 3-4: Afternoon 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Monday to Thursday
  • CLB 2-3, CLB 3-4: 9:00 AM – 3:15 PM, Saturdays

Full-time classes

  • CLB 3 & CLB 4: 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM, Monday to Friday

Special Needs classes

  • CLB 1-3: Afternoon 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Monday to Thursday (one-on-one support)

For more information please email languageclasses@ciwa-online.com.