Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

Agency: S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Program Description:

The LINC program facilitates the integration of immigrants into Canadian culture and society by providing basic to advanced English language training that includes social, cultural and economic information.

Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria

  • Be eligible for the Immigrant Settlement & Integration Program (ISIP)
  • Be at least 17 years old; and
  • Take a language assessment test at a Language Assessment Centre to determine which level is right for you.17 years old or older


Registration Information

  • Take assessment at Surrey Language Assessment Centre (located at 202-7337 137th Street in Surrey)
  • Register in person at North Road office; bring language assessment results and permanent resident card


Start Dates / Duration

  • monthly intake
  • length of services for participants depends on the level – typically between 9 months to 23 months
  • full time classes are 25 hours a week, part time classes are 9 – 15 hours a week


Program Fee: FREE

Contact Information

Contact: Janette Girgis

Phone: (604) 936-5900

Fax: (604) 936-7280


Website: Visit


435 B North Road,
Coquitlam, V3K 3V9