Welcome Centre Immigrant Services

Markham South

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Record #: NKT1816 Last Modified: 19 Feb 2014 Last Full Update: 04 Sep 2013
Record Details
FundingManaged by a unique partnership of five immigrant serving community organizations including COSTI Immigrant Services, Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR), Centre for Information and Community Services (CICS), Job Skills and Social Enterprise for Canada * funding provided by Government of Canada, Department of Citizenship and Immigration
Alternate NameAccreditation ; Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR) ; CCMP ; Centre for Information and Community Services (CICS) ; Community Connection Mentorship Program ; Community Connections Mentorship Program ; COSTI Immigrant Services ; ESL ; HOST Program ; Job Search Workshops ; Job Search Workshops for Newcomers ; Job Skills ; JSW ; Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada ; LINC ; Settlement and Integration ; Social Enterprise for Canada
Address NotesMarkham
Address7220 Kennedy Rd
Markham, ON L3R 7P2
 
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Mailing AddressKennedy Fields Plaza 
7220 Kennedy Rd 
Markham, ON L3R 7P2
Fax905-479-7425
Toll Free Phone1-877-761-1155
E-mailinfo@welcomecentre.ca
Websitewelcomecentre.ca
Areas ServedYork Region
IntersectionSouth of 14th Avenue
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Sat - 10 am-2 pm 
Sun - Closed
LanguagesArabic ; Chinese - Cantonese ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; English ; Farsi ; French ; Hindi ; Italian ; Korean ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Urdu ; Vietnamese ; Provides direct phone links to trained interpreters who are knowledgeable about the services offered
EligibilityFor immigrants and newcomers who require the supports and resources necessary to help integrate economically and socially into the Canadian labour market * other criteria may apply
FeesNone
DescriptionA one-stop service designed to guide and support immigrants and newcomers through information and resources in York Region * core services include: settlement and integration (including mentorships) * language training (including Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada – LINC, English as a Second Language – ESL, and Enhanced Language Training – ELT) * employment supports (including accreditation and qualifications assistance / information, Job Search Workshops (JSW) program, employment resource areas and Employment Settlement Specialists) * transportation reimbursement and Child Minding services available to eligible individuals
SubjectsEnglish as a second language ; Free services ; Friendship services ; Health services ; Immigrants ; Language instruction ; Legal services ; Orientation ; Refugees ; Settlement services ; Welcoming services
Block Update EmailsNo