Centre for Immigrant and Community Services

Site: Markham - Hwy 7

Service: Immigrant Youth Centre

Record Details
Alternate Name CICS
Office Phone 905-294-8868
Fax 905-294-8802
E-Mail infoIYC@cicscanada.com
Website www.cicsiyc.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ImmigrantYouthCentre
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/CICS_IYC
Primary Contact Janice Tsoi, Program Manager; Phone: ext 222; Email: Janice.tsoi@cicscanada.com
Alternate Contact Irene Ouyang, Secretary; Phone: ext 111; Email: Weilin.ouyang@cicscanada.com
Volunteer Coordinator Jennifer Yip, Coordinator of Social Media, Online Marketing and Youth Services; Phone: ext 207; Email: jennifer.yip@cicscanada.com
Established 2009
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration ; Federal ; United Way
Description (Service) Settlement services * academic and language support, summer camps, leadership training and recreational and social activities: 
Academic and Language Support English Conversation Circle, Homework Club-Tutoring grades 9-12, English Reading-Writing Workshops, movie and youth nights 
Leadership & Life Skills Training Two-week Leadership Camp, Leadership Training, Life Skills Training, Youth Facilitator Training (Humanitarian Issues Program) 
Self-Expression and Creativity Arts and crafts, Dance, Drama, Music, Guitar Classes, Photoshop, Spoken Word 
Healthy Living and Physical Fitness Basketball Programs, Baking Workshops, Healthy Cooking, Emergency First Aid & CPR Training, Physical Fitness  
Pre-Employment and Education Help Career Series, Job Search Workshops, Resume and Cover Letter Writing , University and College Preparation 
Volunteering iCAN Committee - Youth Council represents youth voices within IYC, plans events, creates volunteer opportunities * Volunteer Orientations and Trainings 
French club conversation group for beginner French
Hours Mon-Thu 10 am-7 pm, Fri-Sat 10 am-6 pm * Closed for lunch daily 1 pm-2 pm
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Landed immigrants, convention refugees, government-sponsored refugees 
English Writing workshops - for newcomer high school students * call for information
Application Contact for details by phone, email, facebook, instagram or twitter
Languages English ; French ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Hindi ; Tagalog ; Tamil ; Urdu
Fees None
Site Location East of Markville Mall
Located In Community Markham
Address & Map
5284 7 Hwy E, Unit 2
Markham, ON L3P 1B9
Intersection McCowan Rd and Hwy 7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories English as a Second Language ; Homework Help Programs ~ Newcomer Settlement Services ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Youth ; Vocational English as a Second Language


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