Adult Language and Learning

Site: Chatham - King St W

Service: Adult Education, Newcomer Settlement Services

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-354-7424
Fax 519-354-5758
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Primary Contact Tracy Callaghan, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Magdiel Hoste, Settlement Services Coordinator
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Through Adult Language and Learning, adults in Chatham-Kent can reach their personal learning and settlement goals in a supportive environment. Each client is interviewed. The client, with our support, sets individual goals, and is either referred to an appropriate agency or is placed into one of our programs. 
* Literacy Basic and Essential Skills Training  
* Preparation for the Prior Learning Assessment (Pre-PLAR) and General Educational Development(GED) 
* Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) 
* English as a Second Language (ESL) 
* Citizenship classes as needed 
* Immigrant Settlement Services (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program) * includes needs and eligibility assessments, pre- and post-arrival information and referral, job search and employment counselling, assistance to establish social and professional networks to promote community engagement, and assistance to access a range of settlement services 
* Immigrant Employment Preparation / Pre Employment Program 
* Diversity /Intercultural Competancy Training 
* Newcomer Resource Centre 
* Other language classes as needed  
A computer lab with literacy and numeracy programs is available on site. 
On-site childcare available 
* Itinerant Sites 
Immigrant Settlement Services throughout Chatham-Kent are available by request. 
We will gladly meet with you in Blenheim, Ridgetown, Wallaceburg, Highgate, Tilbury, Wheatley and the many other communities in Chatham-Kent upon request. 
Please contact us at 519-354-7424 to arrange an appointment.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates Year round services. Classes do not run in July and August
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
May require literacy assessment, needs assessment, or immigration documentation to establish services at no cost VS fee 
All programs are available for a fee for those not eligible for funded services.
Application By phone; Walk-in; appointment sometimes required; Application process required
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese ; German - Low German ; Korean ; Spanish
Fees Service - for some ESL and LINC depending on eligibility ; None ; Adult Language and Learning services are available at no cost for those eligible. All programs are available for a fee for those not eligible for government funded services.
Agency Information
Established 1984
Primary Executive Tracy Callaghan, Executive Director
Funding Provincial - Employment Ontario, Ministry of Advanced Educaiton and Skills Development ; Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI) ; Federal - (CIC) Government of Canada through the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) ; Donations
Elections May
Agency Services
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
240 King St W
Chatham, ON N7M 1E7
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Intersection King St W and Third St
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Other Details
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