85 Larch Street Sudbury, ON P3E 1B8 T. 705.675.8405
LINC Sudbury
LINC Sudbury Services

We offer a variety of classes for learners from Literacy level to
LINC level 6

  • English is taught according to the Canadian Language Benchmarks and LINC Curriculum Guidelines.
  • Learning is enhanced by the use of computers and ESL software.
  • Transportation and Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) assistance provided for registered eligible students.
  • Home study program may be available for students who cannot attend regular LINC classes.

Assessment Process


Any client interested in LINC classes, must first have a Language Assessment done at the YMCA Newcomer Services. YMCA Newcomer Services, 10 Elm Street, Suite 133 Rainbow Mall, Sudbury, Ontario, P3C 5N3, Telephone: 705-674-2324

To be eligible for classes the client must provide original immigration documents issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada prior to the assessment.

These documents include:

  • Permanent Resident documents
  • Convention Refugee or Government Assisted Refugee documents 

The assessor will evaluate client's language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. The assessor will refer client to the appropriate LINC classes or other local programs based on the results of the language assessment.

The assessment takes approximately 2 to 3 hours to complete.

A referral to the LINC Home Study Program may be available if the client is unable to attend regular LINC classes.