SAFSS Services

Language and Skill Development (Formerly Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada - LINC)

Language/SkillsDevelopment Program initiated in 1992, provides language instruction and training to adult newcomers in English to facilitate their social, cultural and economic integration into Canadian society.


The Language/SkillsDevelopment Program includes Literacy level to levels 6 & 7 for the newcomers in three strategic locations. Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) and transportation assistance is provided to students for whom language training would otherwise be inaccessible.


The Language/Skills Development program has also

  1. Computer Training
  2. Information Sessions/workshops to help students understand a wide variety of topics  
  3. Field Trips and Classroom Trips
  4. Care for Newcomer Children (CNC), formerly Child Minding Activities

SAFSS Language/Skills Centres:

SAFSS LINC Morningside Centre                                             
1154 Morning Av. East, Suite #206
Toronto, ON M1B 3A4
Tel: (416) 286-0826
Fax: (416) 286-0304



SAFSS LINC Finch Centre
5637 Finch Ave. E. Unit #8
Toronto, ON M1B 5K9
Tel: (416) 293-9263
Fax: (416) 293-6041


LINC Kingston Centre
4352 Kingston Rd. 2nd Floor
Scarborough, ON M1E 2M8
Tel: (416) 286 3878
Fax: (416) 286 7581