Frequently Asked Questions
Are your programs and services located on one site?
Typically, magority of our programs are available at our 116 Industry Street location as well as now being offered online as a result of need during covid-19 pandemic. 116 Industry St. is open for some select programs and services such as the child care centre on site is open. Our youth programs have been held nearby our main location, at 1267 Weston Road, or online as well. The remaining 17 child care centres and 15 before and after school programs are located across the former city of York and in north Etobicoke. Not all are open currently so please use the location search option here: Child Care
Can I register any time?
Yes. For most of our programs, registration is ongoing. But some programs do not run during certain times of the year. Call 416 769-0830 to confirm our program schedule.
Are your programs free of charge, or is there a tuition fee?
It varies. Some programs are available to newcomers for free. Tuitions apply, but we can help you find government support and you may be eligible to access our Community Skills Development Fund, an in-house loan program.Many of our employment support services, immigrant settlement programsand small business events are free of charge. Call (416)769-0830 for more information.
Can you help me find a job?
Yes. We have employment counsellors and job developers who can assist you through the job search process. We also maintain and update a Web site of job listings at www.lefjobs.com. Job postings are available at LEF’s Industry Street location and a free resource centre is available to aid in the job search with access to computers and copying facilities.
Can you help me with these application forms (for example: A citizenship application, permanent resident application, work permit, Social Insurance Number or other identification)?
Yes. Sometimes it may be necessary to refer you to another organization. If it’s a legal matter, we may refer you to a legal clinic.
How can I register?
Call (416)769-0830 to make an appointment. Or click on the Register button on the Web site and follow the instructions.