Welcome Centre Immigrant Services

Site: Richmond Hill Welcome Centre

Record Details
Alternate Name Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR)
Office Phone 289-842-3124
Toll Free Phone 1-877-761-1155
Fax 905-884-3163
E-Mail info@welcomecentre.ca
Website www.welcomecentre.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/WelcomeCentres
Established 2010
Funding Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada ; 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
Description (Service) One-stop service guides and supports immigrants and newcomers through information and resources in York Region * core services include: settlement and integration (including mentorships); language training (including Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada – LINC, English as a Second Language – ESL, and Enhanced Language Training – ELT); and employment supports (including accreditation and qualifications assistance / information, Job Search Workshops (JSW) program, employment resource areas and Employment Settlement Specialists);

transportation reimbursement and Child Minding services available to eligible participants

professional networking café
Medical Study group for international Medical Graduates Studying for Medical Council of Canada Exams, Looking for guidance and resources and networking
Newcomer Youth Learn About police program
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-8:30 pm, Sat 9 am-3:30 pm * Medical Study Group Tue 5 pm - 8 pm
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility For immigrants and newcomers who require the supports and resources necessary to help integrate economically and socially into the Canadian labour market * other criteria may apply
Application contact for information * for medical study group contact Shamima Mili 1-877-761-1155 ext. 3143 or Email smili@ccsyr.org
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Farsi ; Hindi ; Italian ; Korean ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Located In Community Richmond Hill
Address & Map
South Hill Shopping Centre
9325 Yonge St, Unit 31A
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0A8
View Google Map
Intersection Yonge St and 16th Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; TTY phone available * braille on room numbers, microwaves * wheelchair available for use
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; English as a Second Language ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Newcomer Settlement Services
Print Material Promotional flyers can be made available in an accessible format on demand


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