FREE English Classes for New Immigrants! FREE Childcare!

English Classes for Immigrants

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) Program

Collingwood Neighbourhood House offers LINC English classes for new immigrants. These classes are for adults 19 years old and up. Students learn English with certified and experienced teachers in a supportive environment. FREE, high-quality, licensed childcare is also available for students with children 18 months to five years old.

When: Monday to Friday
Where: Collingwood Annex: 3690 Vanness Avenue, Vancouver BC.
Telephone: 604-451-8321
Cost: FREE (this program is funded by the National Settlement Program)

Our team of Settlement Workers is available to provide information and support in English, Mandarin, Spanish and Tagalog. For more information call:

Cantonese/Mandarin – Helen Su at 604-412-3705
Spanish – Maria Alpirez at 604-412-3706 or Marta Rogic at 604 435 0323 ext. 243
English and Tagalog – Karen 604-435-0323 ext. 263

Or, you can contact the LINC Assessment and Referral Centre at:

Telephone: 604-876-5756
Fax: 604-876-0134
Address: #208-2525 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC

Seniors’ English Class – Cultural Connections

If you are a senior, come and learn English in a supportive environment.

Where: Collingwood Neighbourhood House
When: Every Friday from 10:00 am to Noon
Cost: Free

ESL Beginner and Literacy for Women

A program for women to learn the basic reading, writing and numeracy skills needed for everyday life in Canada. A worker will provide support in Cantonese and Mandarin. This program is offered through our partnership with Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS). Call today to register at 604-298-5888 or visit the website at