Welcome Centre Immigrant Services

Site: Markham, Woodbine Avenue

Service: Markham North Welcome Centre

Record Details
Alternate Name Accreditation ; Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR) ; Centre for Information and Community Services (CICS) ; COSTI Immigrant Services ; ESL ; Job Search Workshops ; Job Search Workshops for Newcomers ; Job Skills ; JSW ; Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada ; LINC ; Settlement and Integration Services ; Social Enterprise for Canada
Toll Free Phone 1-877-761-1155 
Direct Line 289-846-3645
After Hours Phone 289-846-3645
Fax 905-477-3219
E-Mail info@welcomecentre.ca
Website welcomecentre.ca
Primary Contact Adelina Bridi, Centre Manager, Job Skills; Phone: 289-846-3593
Primary Executive Nella Iasci, Executive Director, Job Skills; Phone: 905-898-5138; Email: niasci@jobskills.org
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 Immigrant 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; youth, women and senior programs;language training (including Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada – LINC, English as a Second Language – ESL, and Enhanced Language Training – ELT); and 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, Wed - 8:30 am-8:30 pm 
Tue, Thur and Fri - 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Sat - 8:30 am-4:00 pm (language classes only) 
Sun - Closed
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
8400 Woodbine Ave, Suite 102-103
Markham, ON L3R 4N7
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Intersection South of Highway 7
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; English as a Second Language ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Newcomer Settlement Services