Newcomer Services

Learning Support Services

Program Description

This program provides support to struggling English language learners enrolled in LINC and ESL programs.

Program Details

  • working with students at CIWA and in the community
  • providing learning strategies to students
  • professional development opportunities
  • providing teaching strategies to instructors
  • referrals to services

Eligible Clients

The program is available to permanent residents of any gender. Instead of self-referrals, LINC and ESL teachers from language schools provide referrals for this service.

Additional Program Information

  • Services are currently delivered online
  • New referrals accepted based on continuous intake
  • Services provided at agencies offering LINC and ESL classes
  • Learning support sessions offered over a period of up to 6 weeks (one-hour sessions, once a week)
  • Sessions delivered Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Referrals to other CIWA programs for additional support
  • Childcare is available (restrictions may apply).
  • First language support is available.

For more information, please email

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