Welcome Centre Immigrant Services

Site: Markham, Woodbine Avenue

Service: Markham North Welcome Centre

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Record #: NKT1818 Last Modified: 10 Feb 2015 Last Full Update: 16 Dec 2014
Record Details
Alternate NameAccreditation ; 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 Phone1-877-761-1155
Primary ContactAdelina Bridi, Centre Manager, Job Skills; Phone: 289-846-3593
Primary ExecutiveNella Iasci, Executive Director, Job Skills; Phone: 905-898-5138; Email: niasci@jobskills.org
FundingManaged 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
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; 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
HoursMon, Wed and Thurs - 8:30 am-8:30 pm 
Tues and Fri - 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Sat - 9 am-3:30 pm (language classes only) 
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
8400 Woodbine Ave, Suite 102-103
Markham, ON L3R 4N7
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IntersectionSouth of Highway 7
Service CategoriesAdult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; English as a Second Language ; Immigrant Settlement Services ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Refugee Resettlement Services