COSTI

Site: Richmond Hill - Welcome Centre, Yonge Street

Service: Language and Skills Training Services

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Record #: NKT1738 Last Modified: 09 Jul 2014 Last Full Update: 16 Jul 2013
Record Details
Alternate NameESL ; Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada ; LINC ; YMCA LINC ; Youth Settlement Services
Office Phone289-842-3124 * for an appointment call 905-884-5235
Toll Free Phone1-877-761-1155
Fax905-884-3163
E-mailrhill@costi.org
Websitecosti.org
FundingFederal
DescriptionEnglish as a second language (ESL) classes * related assessment and counselling * childcare *computer training courses * ESL workplace culture and conversation * Advanced, Basic, Intermediate Levels, and Reading and Writing and ESL Work Search  
 
Enhanced Language Training (ELT) for Internationally trained professionals * 18 week sector specific language training * individual counselling and action plan development * 5 week job placement * mentoring * networking * resume and interview preparation 
 
LINC * participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada), upon assessment by YMCA of Greater Toronto * child minding available 
 
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada * teaches English communication skills essential to social, economic and cultural integration into Canadian Society * part-time evening classes are available 
 
Youth Settlement Services * aimed at immigrant and refugee minority youth who are permanent residents of Canada or those who have been informed of initial approval of immigrant status * program will provide increased accessibility, awareness of and inclusion in existing community services available to minority and newcomer children and youth in the GTA * youth 13-24 * information and referral services * documentation and completion of forms * newcomer settlement services and orientation * employment related services * housing help program * supportive and solution focused counselling * group workshops on topics relevant to newcomer youth 
 
Group Workshops on topics relevant to Newcomer Youth
HoursMon – Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedYork Region
EligibilityServices are available to residents of York Region 
 
Enhanced Language Training * Trained engineers who are refugee claimants, Convention refugees or permanent residents, and who are eligible to work in Canada 
 
LINC * landed immigrants, convention refugees, government-sponsored refugees or others determined eligible for LINC 
 
LINC Evening Classes * for landed immigrants, convention refugees or individuals on a Minister's Permit; must be 18 years or older
ApplicationCall for appointment
LanguagesEnglish ; Farsi ; Italian ; Polish ; Russian ; Spanish
FeesService - There is a nominal incidental fee for some services
AddressWelcome Centre Immigrant Services
9325 Yonge St
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0A8
 
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Mailing Addressc/o Welcome Centre Immigrant Services
AccessibilityWheelchair accessible
SubjectsEmployment ; English as a second language ; Immigrants ; Job search training ; Refugees ; Resumes ; Vocational counselling ; Vocational training ; Youth
Block Update EmailsNo