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Organization: Skills for Change  
Phone Numbers: 416-658-3101
Fax: 416-658-6292
Email: communications@skillsforchange.org
Website: www.skillsforchange.org
Address:
791 St Clair Ave W
Toronto, ON
M6C 1B7
Intersection: Christie St and St Clair Ave W
Hours: Mon 9 am-9:30 pm, Tue-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sat 9 am-1 pm
Executives: Surranna Sandy - Chief Executive Officer
Service Description: Language training, skills upgrading and employment preparation -- see separate entries for details

Information and Assessment Sessions -- daily, weekly or bi weekly evening sessions, schedule varies * referral to programs at Skills for Change and other organizations

Settlement Services for Newcomers -- general orientation, information and referral * information sessions and workshops * individual assistance including needs assessment, mentoring, form filling

Language Training
English as a Second Language courses, in partnership with local school boards

Enhanced Language Training (ELT) for Internationally trained professionals -- 5 week sector specific language training in engineering, information technology and retail and sales management * job search training and mentoring

LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by YMCA of Greater Toronto, see separate entry

Canadian Language Benchmarks Placement Test (CLBPT) and Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens -- assessment of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in English and French

Job Board -- online listing of positions available

Services also offered at offices in Brampton, Brantford, Hamilton and Markham

Fees: Fee for some courses
Application: Call 416-658-3101 ext 0 to book appointment for orientation and assessment session
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: All newcomers, immigrants and refugees * special focus on internationally-trained professionals
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Durham West, East York, Etobicoke, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, North York, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, South Etobicoke, Toronto, York - Toronto  
See Also: English/French as a Second Language (ESL/FSL) Training Programs
Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services

This information was last completely updated on November 16, 2016

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