Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre

Language Programs

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Record #: MAL0091 Last Modified: 13 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 13 Mar 2015
Record Details
Social MediaWebsite Website: www.dbncentre.com/
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Description & Services
Alternate NameNewcomer Settlement Program ; Newcomer Support Programs ; NSP
DescriptionOffers Language Instruction for Newcomers (LINC) and Enhanced Language Training 
Language Instruction For Newcomers To Canada (LINC) - free English classes * morning, afternoon, and evening classes and Saturdays* Levels 1-7, computers * child care and infant care provided free of charge to students 
Enhanced Language Training (ELT) With Bridge-to-Work Co-Op Placement - free 12-week in-class * develop occupation-specific language and industry terminology * improve skills in business writing * become familiar with Canadian workplace culture and business ethics * learn workers' rights and employment standards * job search techniques and more * online research/computerized ESL learning 
10-week co-op placement - gain Canadian experience * build professional network * practice in own or related field * obtain Canadian references * meet new people
Areas ServedBrampton ; Mississauga
BoundariesMississauga East
EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up LINC Program - permanent residents of Canada: landed immigrants, convention refugees * refugee claimants and citizens are NOT eligible
Enhanced Language Training - Advanced English Skills at Level 6 or higher * Basic computer skills (MS Word, Internet & Email) * Landed Immigrant, Permanent Resident or Convention Refugee
ApplicationRegistration required for LINC classes
FeesNone - Services are free
Contact Information
Address & Map
3650 Dixie Road, Suite 103
Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9
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IntersectionDixie Road and Burnhamthorpe Road East
Office Phone905-629-1873
After Hours Phone905-629-1873
Primary ContactMaria Ivanova, Manager
Primary ExecutiveLynn Petrushchak, Executive Director; Phone: 905-629-1873 ext 233; Email: lynnp@dixiebloor.ca
Other Details
FundingRegional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Fundraising ; United Way ; Foundation - Trillium Foundation
Service Level(50) Non Profit
SubjectsCounselling ; Employment ; English as a second language ; Immigrants ; Information and referral ; Job search training ; Language instruction ; Resumes