Bradford Immigrant & Community Services

Site: Bradford - Holland Street East

Service: Culturally sensitive information and referral for newcomers

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) Provides 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) -- services to enable immigrants and refugees to integrate into Canadian society including orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community * individual agencies may provide needs and eligibility assessments, pre- and post-arrival information and referral, job search and employment counselling, assistance to establish social and professional networks to promote community engagement, and assistance to access a range of settlement services
Hours Mon to Fri 8:30 am - 2:30 pm, or by apt * Summer hours (Jul & Aug): Mon-Thu 9 am-1 pm
Dates Year round
Areas Served Simcoe County ; York Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
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
View Google Map
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 ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; English as a Second Language ; Interpretation/Translation ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues


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