English as a Second Language

The Centres for Employment & Learning of Avon Maitland offer English as a Second Language programs. The programs are conducted in a classroom setting and are specifically designed to offer assistance to adults in the community for whom English is not their first language but who would like to speak, read and write better in English.

For class times please contact a Centre nearest you.

  • Learn to speak and write in English
  • Improve your communication and employability skills
  • Increase your knowledge of Canada
  • No charge
  • Continuous entry

Please bring proof of immigration and residency.

The Centre in Clinton -  60 Mary Street, Clinton, ON

Classes are on
Mondays 1 pm to 3 pm and 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm - class is multi-level 
Wednesdays 1 pm to 3 pm - class is multi-level 
Fridays 10 am to 12 pm - class is multi-level
 For more information please call: 519.482.1700


The Centre in Goderich -  41 West Street, Goderich, ON

Classes are on
Tuesdays 1 pm to 3 pm and 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm - class is multi-level 
Thursdays 1 pm to 3 pm - class is multi-level 
 For more information please call519.524.2515

The Centre in Stratford - 220 Oakdale Avenue, Stratford, ON

All classes are multi-level (CLB 1-8)

Class Times:  
Mondays 10 am - noon and 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesdays 10 am - noon and 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm and 4 pm - 6 pm
Wednesdays 10 am - noon and 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm and 4 pm -  6 pm
Thursdays 10 am - noon and 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

For more information please call: 519.271.4896

The Centre in Wingham - 152 Josephine Street, 2nd floor, Wingham, ON

Multi-level (CLB 1-8): Wednesdays 1 - 3 pm
For more information please call: 519.357.4995

The Centre in Listowel - 280 Wallace Avenue South, Listowel, ON

Multi-level (CLB 1-8): Monday to Friday  9 am - 12 pm
For more information please call: 519.291.9453 


Trinity United Church - 230 Barber Avenue North, Listowel, ON

Moms and Tots Program: Fridays 10 am - 12 pm
For more information please call: 519.291.9453 

The Centre in Exeter - 349 Main Street, Box 173, Exeter, ON

Multi-level (CLB 1-8): Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 am - 12 pm
For more information please call: 519.235.0471


Elma Public School - 5972 Perth County Line 72, Atwood, ON

Multi-level (CLB 1-8): Mondays 6 pm - 8 pm  (child care available)
For more information please call: 519.291.9453 

Perth East Public Library - 19 Mill Street East, Milverton, ON

Multi-level (CLB 1-8): Mondays 10 am - 12 pm (infants and preschool children stay in room with their Mom).
For more information please call: 519.291.9453 


Poole Mennonite Church - County Rd 121, Poole, ON

Thursdays 9:15 am - 12:15 pm (Program is for Low German Women and their preschool aged children - childcare and lunch provided).
For more information please call: 519.291.9453 

Education and Employment Resource Centre - 26 Wellington Street South, St Marys, ON

Multi-level (CLB 1-8): Mondays 1 pm - 3 pm 
For more information please call: 519.271.4896 


St. Marys Public Library - 15 Church Street North, St Marys, ON

Multi-level (CLB 1-8): Fridays 1 pm - 3 pm 
For more information please call: 519.271.4896 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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