The Vietnamese Community Centre of Mississauga

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Language and Skills Training/Settlement Services

As a multicultural, non-profit organization, we provide free english classes to all eligible newcomers to Canada. Additionally, we provide bus tickets to students with special conditions or students living further than 3 KM from the centre. Child-minding services are also available at no cost for children between the ages of 18 months to 5 years old.

Canadian Citizenship Class

In this class, you will be assisted in preparing to take the Canadian Citizenship test. As a result, you will learn many things regarding Canada such as its history, geography, economy, rights, government, etc. On top of preparation, we also provide assistance in filling in your citizenship application as well as gathering documents to support it. We would like to invite people of all ethnicities to take advantage of this opportunity. Our enthusiastic staff will provide a relaxed and engaging learning environment that will ensure that you are prepared not only for the test, but also for your life to follow afterwards.

Contact us at:

    (905) 891-3825 EXT. 101

Canadian Citizenship

To obtain your Canadian citizenship, you must complete Canadian benchmarks level 4. For more information, please visit our community centre at:

    600 Lakeshore Rd. East, Mississauga

Or contact us at:

    (905) 891-3825 EXT. 103

Eligibility Criteria

  • Permanent Resident
  • Refugee Claimant

Language Assessment Benchmark

All prospective students for the LINC program need to have their English skills tested at an assessment centre before enrolling. Please call (905) 891-3825 to book an appointment for testing at the nearest available centre.

Childminding Services

Childminding services are run by CNC certified staff dedicated to the health, safety, and education of the children. We provide a safe and fun environment for children to learn and play.

  • Childminding services are availible at no cost to children from 18 months to 5 years old.
  • Learners must attend class to use the childminding service.

Eligibility for Mississauga Transit Assisstance

  • Learners having medical assistance or a doctor's note
  • Learners who, without Mississauga transit assistance, would be unable attend school
  • Learners who live further than 3 KM away from the centre
  • All seniors and parents are eligible for transit assistance during the winter
Click here to download the application.

Rights and Responsibilities for Mississauga Transit Assisstance

  • Learners must collect transfers and will receive one ticket in exchange for one transfer each day that they attend the language program
  • Learners are required to sign a Mississauga Transit Agreement
  • Learners must attend school regularly and on time to receive tickets. If a learner is absent 5 days in a month without a doctor's note or the LPO's approval, assistance will cease until attendance improves
  • Learners must be further than 3 KM distance from the centre

Language Assessment Centres

    50 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West Suite 300,
    Mississauga ON
    LSB 3C2
    (905) 949-0049

Note: Canadian citizens are not eligible for the LANGUAGE program. Individuals must apply for ESL classes.

Education and Training for Canadian Citizens

    100 Elm Dr. West,
    Mississauga ON
    L5B 1L9
    (905) 270-6000

School Hours

    09:00 AM - Classes Begin
    10:30 AM - Break Time
    10:50 AM - Classes Resume
    12:00 PM - Dismissal
    12:30 PM - Classes Begin
    02:00 PM - Break Time
    02:20 PM - Classes Resume
    03:30 PM - Dismissal