LINC - Language Instruction For Newcomers to Canada

​The York Region District School Board, in partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada provides English classes, Levels Pre-CLB, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 for Landed Immigrants and Convention Refugees.

English language instruction, cultural studies and life skills are the focus of these programs. Free classes, books & transportation for Newcomers for those who qualify. A language assessment must be arranged by appointment only. Intake is continuous.

Call 905-731-9557 for a Language Assessment appointment


Classes are held at:

Uplands Learning Centre

8210 Yonge Street

South of Hwy #7, on the west side of Yonge Street

Thornhill, ON
L4J 1W6

Class Schedule:

Monday to Friday

9:00am - 12:00pm

For more information about the LINC program, please call: 905-731-9557 or

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