Welcome Centre Immigrant Services

Site: Markham South Welcome Centre, Kennedy Road

Service: Markham South Welcome Centre

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Record #: NKT1816 Last Modified: 02 Dec 2014 Last Full Update: 02 Dec 2014
Record Details
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
Toll Free Phone1-877-761-1155
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
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
HoursMon-Thurs 8:30 am-8:30 pm 
Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Sat - 10 am-2 pm 
Sun - Closed
Areas ServedYork Region
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
LanguagesEnglish ; 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
Site LocationMarkham
Located In CommunityMarkham
Address & Map
Hollywood Square
7220 Kennedy Rd, Unit #8
Markham, ON L3R 7P2
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IntersectionSouth of 14th Avenue
Service CategoriesAdult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; English as a Second Language ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Newcomer Settlement Services