Centre for Immigrant and Community Services

Site: Immigrant Youth Centre

Record Details
Alternate Name CICS
Former Name Centre for Information and Community Services of Ontario (2013) ; Chinese Information and Community Services (1998)
Office Phone 905-294-8868
Fax 905-294-8802
E-Mail infoIYC@cicscanada.com
Website www.cicsiyc.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ImmigrantYouthCentre
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/CICS_IYC
Primary Contact Jennifer Yip, Program Manager; Phone: 905-294-8868 ext 222; Email: Jennifer.Yip@cicscanada.com
Alternate Contact Irene Ouyang, Program Assistant; Phone: 905-294-8868 ext 111; Email: Weilin.ouyang@cicscanada.com
Volunteer Coordinator Jennifer Yip, Coordinator of Social Media, Online Marketing and Youth Services; Phone: ext 207; Email: jennifer.yip@cicscanada.com
Established 2009
Funding United Way
Description (Service) Drop-in lounge with recreational activities * computer lab and audio/visual Studio * full kitchen * job board * room rentals

Settlement services * one-on-one supportive counselling on site or by phone

English Language and Education -- conversation circle, conversation group for beginner French, homework club / tutoring grades 9-12, reading and writing clubs

Leadership & Life Skills Training * arts and crafts * Healthy Living and Physical Fitness including emergency first aid and CPR training * Pre-Employment and Education Help with job search workshops, resume and cover letter writing, university and college preparation * march break and summer camps

Volunteering -- iCAN Committee represents youth voices within IYC to plans events, volunteer opportunities
Hours Mon-Thu 10 am-7 pm, Fri-Sat 10 am-6 pm * Closed for lunch daily 1 pm-2 pm
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Landed immigrants, convention refugees, government-sponsored refugees 
English Writing workshops - for newcomer high school students * call for information
Application Contact for details by phone, email, facebook, instagram or twitter
Languages English ; French ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Hindi ; Tagalog ; Tamil ; Urdu
Fees None
Located In Community Markham
Address & Map
5284 7 Hwy E, Unit 2
Markham, ON L3P 1B9
Intersection McCowan Rd and Hwy 7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Conversation Partners ; English as a Second Language ~ Adolescents ; French as a Second Language ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Homework Help Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Leadership Development ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Youth ; Volunteer Opportunities ; Youth Centres ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Youth Employment Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Youth Enrichment Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees


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