Welcome Centre Immigrant Services [Central East]

Site: No Physical Address

Service: Mobile Outreach Service

Description (Service) Program extends Welcome Centre settlement services to newcomer clients living in northern York Region and Simcoe County. Services provided in the Welcome Centre System are mirrored and supplied to outreach locations through mobile delivery. 
Assists individuals in gathering information and resources, and provides support in a welcoming and culturally sensitive manner * clients are encouraged to develop a one-to-one trusting relationship with staff while accessing all the services they require to help integrate economically and socially into their local communities * also supports volunteer led English Conversation Circles where participants practice English skills and meet other newcomers in their community 
Core immigrant services include: settlement services * employment services * English language assessment * accreditation and qualification information assistance * English language skills and assessments * other supports to connect newcomers with local services 
Serves clients by individual appointments at various locations and can deliver to other areas in Simcoe County and York Region throughout the week based on request.
Service Details
Hours Varies by location, see separate entries for mobile units or website for details
Areas Served Simcoe County ; York Region
Eligibility Ages: 17 year(s) and up 
Newcomers including in-home Caregivers * International Students * Naturalized Citizens * Permanent Residents * Refugee Claimants * Temporary Foreign Workers
Application Call for appointment - mention that appt is for Mobile Unit * walk-ins may be accommodated but advance appointments are encouraged
Languages English ; Farsi - Reception, Interpretation ; Refer to separate listings of mobile units for languages provided
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community York Region
Physical Access Not Applicable - See separate listings for details
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-877-761-1155
E-Mail mobileunit@welcomecentre.ca
Website www.welcomecentre.ca/index.html
Primary Contact Ian Cowie, Mobile Unit Facilitator; Phone: 289-338-5140
Mailing Address 16655 Yonge St, Unit 26 
Newmarket, ON L3X 1V6

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