Welcome Centre Immigrant Services

Site: Georgina Public Library - Keswick Branch

Service: Welcome Centre Mobile Unit

Record Details
Alternate Name Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR)
Office Phone 289 841-3045
Toll Free Phone 1-877-761-1155
E-Mail mobileunit@welcomecentre.ca
Website www.welcomecentre.ca/york/mobile.html
Primary Contact Ian Cowie, Mobile Unit Facilitator, Welcome Centre Immigrant Services; Phone: 289-338-5140 * 289-841-3045; Email: ian.cowie@welcomecentre.ca
Alternate Contact Irina Efimova, Mobile Unit Facilitator, Welcome Centre Immigrant Services; Phone: 647-287-1538 * 289-841-3045; Email: irina.efimova@welcomecentre.ca
Funding Federal ; 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 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Description (Service) The Mobile Outreach Unit extends Welcome Centre settlement services to newcomer clients living in northern York Region and Simcoe County. Clients can meet with Welcome Centre staff conveniently in their own community. Individuals are assisted in gathering information and resources, and are supported in a welcoming and culturally sensitive manner. Clients are encouraged to develop a one-to-one trusting relationship with Mobile Unit staff while accessing all the services they require to help integrate economically and socially into their local communities. The Mobile Outreach Unit also supports volunteer led English Conversation Circles where participants practice English skills and meet other newcomers in their community.
Hours First Thu of every month, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; English Conversational Circle 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. every Thu
Dates Contact for full details
Areas Served Georgina
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Newcomers: In-Home Caregivers, International Students, Naturalized Citizens, Permanent Residents, Refugee Claimants, Temporary Foreign Workers.
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
Located In Community Keswick
Address & Map
Georgina Ice Palace Georgina Public Library
90 Wexford Dr
Keswick, ON L4P 3P7
 
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Physical Access Partially Accessible
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; English as a Second Language ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Outreach Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees

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