Record Details
Alternate Name Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR) ; Centre for Information and Community Services (CICS) ; Community Connections Mentorship Program ; COSTI Immigrant Services ; HOST Program ; Job Search Workshops ; Job Search Workshops for Newcomers ; Job Skills ; JSW ; Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada ; LINC ; Settlement and Integration
Toll Free Phone 1-877-761-1155
Fax 905-479-7425
E-Mail info@welcomecentre.ca
Website www.welcomecentre.ca
Funding Managed 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
Description (Service) A 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
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-8:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sat 10 am-2 pm
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility For 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
Application No application required
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Farsi ; Hindi ; Italian ; Korean ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Urdu ; Vietnamese ; Provides direct phone links to trained interpreters who are knowledgeable about the services offered
Fees None
Site Location Markham
Located In Community Markham
Address & Map
Hollywood Square
7220 Kennedy Rd, Unit 8
Markham, ON L3R 7P2
 
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Intersection Kennedy Rd and Steeles Ave E
Accessibility Unknown
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; English as a Second Language ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Newcomer Settlement Services

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