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Organization: Welcome Centre Immigrant Services - Mobile Outreach Service  
Toll-Free: 1-877-761-1155
16655 Yonge St, Unit 26
Newmarket, ON
L3X 1V6
Accessibility Notes: See separate listings for details
Hours: Varies by location, see separate entries for mobile units or website for details
Contacts: Ian Cowie - Mobile Unit Facilitator
Service Description: Program extends Welcome Centre settlement services to newcomer clients living in northern York Region and Simcoe County. Services provided in the Welcome Centre System are mirrored and supplied to outreach locations through mobile delivery.

Assists individuals in gathering information and resources, and provides support in a welcoming and culturally sensitive manner * clients are encouraged to develop a one-to-one trusting relationship with staff while accessing all the services they require to help integrate economically and socially into their local communities * also supports volunteer led English Conversation Circles where participants practice English skills and meet other newcomers in their community

Core immigrant services include: settlement services * employment services * English language assessment * accreditation and qualification information assistance * English language skills and assessments * other supports to connect newcomers with local services

Serves clients by individual appointments at various locations and can deliver to other areas in Simcoe County and York Region throughout the week based on request.

Fees: None
Application: Call for appointment - mention that appt is for Mobile Unit * walk-ins may be accommodated but advance appointments are encouraged
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Newcomers including in-home Caregivers * International Students * Naturalized Citizens * Permanent Residents * Refugee Claimants * Temporary Foreign Workers
Languages: English ; Farsi
Area(s) Served:
Barrie & Area, Collingwood & Area, Midland, Penetanguishene & Area, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, Orillia & Area, South Simcoe, York Region  
See Also: Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services

This information was last completely updated on July 5, 2018

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Updated July 5, 2018
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