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Service Description

***Proof of double vaccination is required to enter and participate in any programming.

Offers free English language (LINC, Stage 1 & 2 English and Communication Circle) classes for newcomers to Canada and provides functional English language skills for successful settlement and integration, including employment-readiness.  Training is available in-person and online and various schedules and for clients assessed at Literacy Foundation to CLB 7 and of varying immigration status.  Free care for newcomer children (CNC) services and childminding are also available for clients needing childcare support to access these classes.


Stage 1 and 2 classes, CLB 1 - CLB 7, for adult temporary residents and Canadian citizens.
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) classes, from literacy levels and CLB 1 - CLB 4, for adult refugees and permanent residents
Communication Circle for CLB 4 - CLB 7 (or its equivalent), for temporary residents, refugees, permanent residents and Canadian citizens
Drop-in classes for CLB 4 to CLB 7 (or its equivalent), for anyone, regardless of immigration status)

Application Process

Register in person during business hours.

Documents Required

Immigration documents including Permanent Resident Card, passport, Work permit, Visitor permit, Refugee Claimant Forms, proof of citizenship, etc.


No cost.

Language Assessment and Referral Centre: 306-651-5272

Permanent Residents

Fax: 306-665-2944

Business Line: 306-343-8303

Newcomer Information Centre - call if you do not know your CLB level.

Hours of Operation

Office hours:
Monday- Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Time and frequency of programs vary. Call for available times and dates.

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Coverage Area


Languages Offered


Global Gathering Place


100 - 5th Avenue North
Saskatoon SK  S7K 2N7

Get Directions

Located in downtown Saskatoon on the corner of 5th Avenue and 22nd Street. Building is attached to St. Paul's Cathedral and is very near to the historic Bessborough Hotel.

Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Wheelchair access - front or side or back doors; Wheelchair access - ramps; Wheelchair access - washrooms (at least one)

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