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Day School LINC - Language Instruction for Newcomers
Program Description Program Description

Program Description

Please call 905.577.0555 or email to register. PLEASE DO NOT COME TO OUR BUILDINGS TO REGISTER!

Our LINC program will improve your English for work, life in Canada, or further studies. We offer English language instruction classes at all levels from Literacy to CLB 6 in a welcoming and respectful environment. Regular in-class assessments will help you progress. Enjoy the best quality instruction in small classes, experience Canadian culture and meet classmates from all around the world.

Childminding and bus tickets may be available to eligible applicants.

More English classes

- ESL (English as a Second Langue) Day/Afternoon:
- LINC (FREE childming and FREE bus tickets available to those who qualify):
- ESL Summer:
- ESL Night:
- ESL Credit:
- Citizenship:
- TOEFL Preparation:
- IELTS Preparation:

Who May Apply

18 years or older, have immigrated to Canada, and be one of the following: Landed Immigrant; Permanent Resident; Convention Refugee.

How To Register

Please call 905.577.0555 or email to register. PLEASE DO NOT COME TO OUR BUILDING TO REGISTER!

On-going registration: Enrol any time

Step 1: Call a St. Charles Campus to book an appointment for a language assessment at the Testing Centre at the YMCA.

Step 2: Bring your YMCA language assessment to any St. Charles campus. Please also bring your immigration documents.

Step 3: You may begin attending classes immediately at any St. Charles campus

Schedule and Locations

Enrol at any time

September 14, 2020 - June 35, 2021: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 3:00 am


Downtown Campus
45 Young Street (between John South and James South)
Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1V1
Entrance and FREE Parking accessible from Augusta Street
Tel: 905-577-0555 press 6

Mountain Campus
150 East 5th Street (at Brucedale)
Hamilton, Ontario L9A 2Z8
FREE Parking accessible from Brucedale Avenue
Tel: 905-577-0555 Press 5, then Press 0

Stoney Creek Campus
60 Barlake (Violet & Centennial)
Stoney Creek, Ontario L8E 1G7
FREE Parking accessible from Barlake Avenue
Tel: 905-577-0555 press 7

Downtown Campus
770 Main Street East (East of Emerald)
Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1L1
Tel: 905-577-0555 press 8



St. Charles takes adult ESL/LINC learners on journey of discovery

For the 1,100 adult learners who enrol in ESL/LINC classes at St. Charles Adult & Continuing Education Centres each semester, learning English is often the most difficult part of the journey from their homeland to new land.

“We guide them on their journey,” says ESL/LINC Instructor, Dale Dobson. “That’s what we do.”

Seeing the learners grow in confidence as their language skills develop is the best aspect of the job. “Once they learn the language, Canada begins to feel like home.”