150 East 5th Street (Mountain)  

45 Young Street (Downtown)

60 Barlake Ave. (East Hamilton/ Stoney Creek)



Program Description

Learn English while we take care of your children.

St Charles Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) program in conjunction with the LINC ESL program provides childcare support to eligible newcomer families to Canada participating in English as A Second Language training.

Parents enrolled in the program that qualify, must participate and attend full day programming to receive CNC Child Care support funded by Immigration and Refugee Citizenship of Canada (IRCC).

The core of the CNC Child Care program environment is to provide a sense of community, support and belonging to newcomer families with young children adapting to settlement in Canada.

CNC provides a safe and enriched play-based learning program for child development and well being that embraces cultural diversity while fostering second language learning to children from 19 months to 5 years of age.


September – June:

Day Classes: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am- 3:00pm

How To Register

Eligibility: LINC eligible parents attending classes with children 19 months to 5 years

Ongoing registration: Enroll any time.

You must first get a language assessment from the testing centre at the YMCA. Their number is 905-526-8452.

After the assessment please call 905-577-0555 ext 3207 or email info@stcharles.ca.

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