Welcome Centre Immigrant Services

Site: Markham North Welcome Centre

Record Details
Alternate Name Accreditation ; Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR) ; Centre for Information and Community Services (CICS) ; COSTI Immigrant Services ; ESL ; Job Search Workshops ; Job Search Workshops for Newcomers ; Job Skills ; JSW ; Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada ; LINC ; Markham North Welcome Centre ; Settlement and Integration Services ; Social Enterprise for Canada
Office Phone 289-846-3645
Toll Free Phone 1-877-761-1155
Fax 905-477-3219
E-Mail info@welcomecentre.ca
Website www.welcomecentre.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/WelcomeCentres
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 Immigrant and Community Services (CICS), Job Skills and Social Enterprise for Canada. Funding provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Description (Service) Settlement services * LINC and ESL classes * Language assessment * Information and referral * youth, women and older adults programs and services * Accreditation qualification and information service

Employment Support Job search assistance with resumes, cover letters, job search tips and interview coaching

Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers : support for immigrants about starting business in Canada

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Financial Professionals (ELT) language instruction, pre-employment preparation, computer training and co-op placement

free on-site child-minding service for parents accessing LINC
Hours Mon, Wed 8:30 am-8:30 pm, Tue, Thu and Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sat 8:30 am-4 pm (language classes only) * meet with police officer appointments Tue 10 am - 12 noon
Dates Phase 1 session June 19,20 * see website for additional session dates
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Newcomers who are permanent residents, applicants for permanent resident with letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada that application for landing approved, convention refugees
Application Contact for information 1-877-761-1155 ext 3645
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 Markham
Address & Map
8400 Woodbine Ave, Ste 102-103
Markham, ON L3R 4N7
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Intersection Woodbine Ave and Hwy 7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; English as a Second Language ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Newcomer Settlement Services


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