Bradford Immigrant and Community Services

Record Details
Alternate Name Bradford Immigrant and Community Services ; Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program ; Immigration Settlement and Adaptation Program ; ISAP ; Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada ; LINC
Office Phone 905-775-3343
Primary Contact Isabel Oliveira, Administrator; Email:
Established 1994
Primary Executive Lucy Balugas, Chair; Email:
Alternate Executive Ana Damas, Vice Chair; Email:
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Federal
Description (Service) Newcomer information and referral * assistance with translations, resume preparation, and filling out forms and preparing income tax returns * also provides citizenship application preparation * also offers English as a second language through a program called LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) Settlement Program (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program) -- orientation programs * language and skills training to support employment and to welcome newcomers to community * may provide needs and eligibility assessments, pre- and post-arrival information and referral * assistance to establish social and professional networks * transportation and free child care available for English language class participants

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) free Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) classes to persons who are 18 years of age or older who are Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees or have ‘approval in principal’ to remain in Canada * lnguage assessment test, by appointment, required before attending

Integration to the Canadian Society program assists and supports newcomer parents and their children with integration into Canadian society and the Canadian school system * support and advocacy for newcomer parents providing interpretation and translation when required, education and awareness of school expectations

Commissioner of Oaths Available by appointment * for documents that require a Commissioner's Seal or to certify documents as true original copies
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 2:30 pm, or by apt * Summer hours (Jul & Aug): Mon-Thu 9 am-1 pm
Dates Classes from September-June * other programs year round
Areas Served South Simcoe ; York Region
Eligibility Newcomers to Canada * Language Training Classes - individuals 18 years or older
Application Call * self-referral * continuous intake for language programs
Languages English - Reception, Website ; Hungarian ; Portuguese - Reception ; Spanish - Reception ; Other languages/interpretors available upon request
Fees LINC (ESL) classes/settlement free * fee for service may be applicable to other services
Located In Community Bradford
Address & Map
11 Holland St E
Bradford, ON L3Z 2B8
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Intersection Holland St E & Barrie St, across from the Royal Bank
Mailing Address Box 1564 
11 Holland St E 
Bradford, ON L3Z 2B8
Physical Access Not Accessible
Service Categories Citizenship Application Assistance ; Commissioner of Oaths ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; English as a Second Language ; Interpretation/Translation ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues


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