Thunder Bay Multicultural Association

Site: Thunder Bay Multicultural Association

Service: Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides assessment of English language proficiency for eligible newcomers 
  • Provides daytime classes for English language instruction levels 1-7, as well as literacy
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
  • Must be a Permanent Resident or Convention Refugee, but not yet a Canadian citizen  
  • Some exceptions apply; call for eligibility determination
Application
  • Language test (CLBA, CLBPT, Literacy) will determine the appropriate level 
  • LINC assessment and instruction for Thunder Bay 
  • LINC assessment and Home Study for Thunder Bay District
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Farsi ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Interpretive Services - available in 58 languages
Fees None ; Fee assistance available for Transportation Assistance - Bus pass may be provided; Day Care may be provided if spaces are available ; assistance is provided by Thunder Bay Multicultural Association.
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-345-0551
Toll Free Phone 1-866-831-1144
Fax 807-345-0173
E-Mail info@tbma.ca
Website www.thunderbay.org
Primary Contact Leema Farha, LINC Coordinator; Email: leemaf@thunderbay.org
Alternate Contact Maggie Landry, Language Assesor; Email: maggiel@thunderbay.org
Volunteer Coordinator Linda Woodbeck, Volunteer Coordinator; Email: lindaw@thunderbay.org
Primary Executive Cathy Woodbeck, Executive Director; Email: cathyw@thunderbay.org
Site Location North Ward, former fire hall building
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 17 Court St N
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4T4
 
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Intersection Court St N and Cooke St
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Main Floor accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal