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Language Assessment Services

Alternate Name CLARS ; CLBA ; Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral System ; ELT ; Enhanced Language Training ; Language Assessment and Referral Centre ; Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada ; LINC Assessment Centre ; LINC Home Study ; Occupation-Specific Language Training ; OCR ; OSLT
Former Name Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
263 Weller Ave
Kingston, ON K7K 2V4
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Intersection Division St and Weller Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 413 
Kingston, ON K7L 4W2
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Fully Accessible - all locations
Description and Services
Description (Service) Eligibility screening, language skills assessment and referral to government-funded English and French language programs including Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC), LINC Home Study, English as a Second Language (ESL) and French as a Second Language (FSL) programs, Enhanced Language Training (ELT), Occupation-Specific Language Training (OSLT), and Specialized Language Training (SLT)
Hours By appointment only
Areas Served Belleville ; Kingston
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Adults 18 years or older are eligible if they meet one of these criteria: Canadian citizens born outside of Canada; permanent resident; Convention refugees, protected persons or refugee claimants; workers admitted under the Live-In Caregiver program; applicants under other programs holding the initial letter of approval from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Application Call ahead to verify eligibility, book assessment appointment and confirm documents (Permanent Resident (PR) card or Landing paper with passport) to access service
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Adult English as a Second Language Tests ; Adult French as a Second Language Tests
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-453-8144
Primary Executive Kendra Noble, Manager
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Children, Community and Social Services * Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade ; Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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