Greater Essex County District School Board

Site: Windsor

Service: Language Assessment and Resource Centre

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-253-2724
Fax 519-977-0575
Primary Contact Kathy Giesbrecht-Djokovic, Grants Secretary
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The Language Assessment and Resource Centre 
* Is the designated CLARS (Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral System) centre for Windsor, Leamington and Chatham-Kent. 
* Assists clients in addressing their language needs by assessing their language skills. 
* Based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks and involve speaking, listening, reading and writing 
* Assessments can take up to more than three hours 
After the Assessment 
* Results of the assessment will be explained. 
* Options for language training within the region will be discussed including Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada(LINC), Enhanced Language Training (ELT) and/or English as a Second Language(ESL)
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Evening appointments available), Fri 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Areas Served Chatham-Kent ; Essex County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
* Canadian Citizen (born outside of Canada) 
* Permanent Resident 
* Convention Refugee / Protected Person 
* Refugee Claimant 
* Persons in Canada whose applications for Permanent Resident status are being processed in Canada and who have been informed by a letter from Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada of the initial approval of their application subject to an admissibility assessment 
* Other who has obtained initial approval for a concurrent Application for Permanent Residence
Application * Appointment required (Call to schedule) 
* Proof of Immigrant Status must be brought to the assessment
Languages English ; French ; Spanish
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1992
Primary Executive Shelly Lucier, Social and Community Services Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 519-253-9200; Email:
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
1410 Ouellette Ave
Windsor, ON N8X 5B2
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Intersection Ouellette Ave and Ellis St
Bus Routes Transway 1A ; Transway 1C
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance

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