Indus Community Services - Brampton Branch Office

Newcomer Services, Information and Referral, Employment Services - English Language Training (LINC)

Record #: CWL1153
Last Modified: 04 May 2023
Last Full Update: 12 Aug 2022

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Description & Services

Alternate Name Newcomer & Family Services
Description English language training program helps newcomers improve their overall English communication skills  
Services include: 
•English language training with certified instructors and specialized software 
•Part-Time classes from Literacy to Benchmark 8 (morning and afternoon classes available) 
•Educational workshops, presentations and field trips 
•Certificate of Language Proficiency to meet Citizenship requirements 
•Transportation assistance to eligible clients 
•Programming for school aged children during PD days, March and summer breaks 
•Care for children aged 19 months to 6 years-providing supervised childcare, by trained staff members, for the children of clients in the LINC program 
•Citizenship Classes - Call for dates and times 
New Site Location: 
180-B Sandalwood Pkwy E, Suite 3000 
Ph: 905-840-6666
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Brampton ; Caledon ; Etobicoke ; Malton
Eligibility Adult immigrants * Convention refugees * Minister's permit holders
Application Call to book an appointment
Fees None
Languages English ; Arabic ; Gujurati ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Tamil ; Urdu

Contact Information

Address & Map
Service Canada Building
60 Gillingham Drive, Unit 500
Brampton, ON L6X 0Z9
Intersection Hurontario St and Bovaird Dr W
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-459-4776
Fax 905-459-4347
Primary Contact Daksha Mulla, Manager - Language Programs; Phone: 905-459-4776 ext 3222; Email:
Alternate Contact Reneta D'Souza, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 905-459-4776 ext 3221; Email:
Primary Executive Harinder Malhi, Director - Newcomer Services and Acting Director - Family Services; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 1240; Email:

Other Details

Print Material 'Indus Current' - Quarterly newsletter * AGM report * brochures and program information
Established 1985
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ministry of Health - Mississauga Halton & Central West LHIN, Supportive Housing n Peel, Ministry of the Attorney General, Ministry of Community and Social Services, Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade, Ontario Trillium Foundation, ; Federal - Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada; Ministry of Attorney General ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - United Way of Peel Region ; Membership fees
Service Level (21) Other Regional Government ; (31) Other Provincial Government ; (41) Foreign Government ; (50) Non Profit


Subjects English as a second language ; Language instruction