Simcoe County District School Board - Learning Centres

Site: Barrie Campus

Service: Adult English as a Second Language

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-725-8360 Ext 45151
Fax 705-725-8359
Website www.thelearningcentres.com/adult-student/english-as-a-second-language-(esl)
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Site Location Bayfield Mall north end side entrance
Located In Community Barrie
Address Bayfield Mall
320 Bayfield St, Unit 68
Barrie, ON L4M 3C1
 
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Intersection Bayfield St and Ferris Lane
Contact Information
Primary Contact Tatiana Khrystynko, ESL Program, Newcomer Welcome Centre; Email: tkhrystynko@scdsb.on.ca
Alternate Contact Gerry Anderson, Office Assistant; Phone: 705-725-8360 ext 45151; Email: ganderson@scdsb.on.ca
Primary Executive Pam Pasmore-Tye, Principal
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
Learning Centre closed to in-person service 
* call 705-725-8360 for non-urgent support and information, voice messages are checked daily 
* for urgent support contact Gerry Anderson by phone at 705-725-8360 Ext 45151, ganderson@scdsb.on.ca or Tatiana Khrystynko, tkhrystynko@scdsb.on.ca 
 
Regular Service 
Free (for most students) instructor-led ESL program which focuses on speaking, reading, writing and listening skills ranging from beginner to advanced * each student is assessed through the Canadian Language Benchmark framework and placed in a class which is appropriate to their skill level * incorporate many practical and creative learning techniques including workplace situations, Canadian culture discussions, English conversation and computer skills into the ESL program * classes also offered in Alliston, Bradford and Collingwood
Hours COVID-19 Response 
Learning Centre closed to in-person service 
* call 705-725-8360 for non-urgent support and information, voice messages are checked daily 
 
Regular Hours 
Continuous intake year round * evening classes available during school year on Tue, Wed, Thu
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Landed Immigrant * Permanent Resident * Refugee * Domestic/Live-In Caregiver * Naturalized Canadian Citizen * Visitor, Worker with work permit
Application Immigration documents * if receiving benefits from EI or assistance from a government agency, make sure counsellor is aware
Languages English ; Russian - Reception, Interpretation ; Ukrainian - Reception, Interpretation
Fees Program - fee for visitors to Canada and for workers with work permit ; None - for Permanent Resident, Landed Immigrant, Refugee, Naturalized Canadian Citizen, Domestic/Live-in Caregiver
Other Details
Established 1992
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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