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About LARC Ottawa

About Us

The Y’s Language Assessment and Referral Centre is a centralized screening, assessment and referral centre for newcomers in Ottawa. We do not offer language training, but are pleased to offer both online and in-person language assessments necessary for those looking to join government funded language programs. Our services are offered at no cost to eligible clients.

Our Services Include:

  • Nationally recognized Language Assessments based on Canadian Language Benchmarks.

  • Information on local language classes and support services (i.e. child care and transportation).

  • Referrals to government-funded language programs.

  • Referrals to other services and programs in the community.

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