Welcome Centre Immigrant Services

Site: Newmarket Welcome Centre

Description (Service) COVID-19 -- locations are closed * services available by phone, email or video: Settlement Services, Employment Supports, Accreditation Qualification and Information Services, Language Interpretation Supports, E-Learning Language Classes and Enhanced Language Training * call 1-877-761-1155 or email info@welcomecentre.ca for more information


One-stop service designed to guide and support 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)

Older adults exercise program * newcomers' tai chi program * Mother Goose songs, rhymes and stories for parents, caregivers and their children

Transportation reimbursement and Child Minding services available to eligible individuals
Mobile Outreach serving rural locations in York Region, Simcoe County, parts of Grey County and Muskoka District

Managed by a partnership of five immigrant serving community organizations: COSTI Immigrant Services, Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR), Centre for Information and Community Services (CICS), Job Skills, and Social Enterprise for Canada
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, also Thu 4:30 pm-8 pm * some evening classes
Areas Served York Region ; Mobile Outreach serves rural locations in York Region, Simcoe County, parts of Grey County and Muskoka District
Eligibility Newcomers
Application Call or drop in * register for evening ESL classes
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Farsi ; Hindi ; Italian ; Korean ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Urdu ; Vietnamese ; Interpretive Services - For appointment counselling
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
16655 Yonge St, Unit 26
Newmarket, ON L3X 1V6
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Intersection Yonge St and Mulock Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 289-841-3032
Toll Free Phone 1-877-761-1155
Fax 905-853-6186 * 905-853-5743
E-Mail info@welcomecentre.ca
Website www.welcomecentre.ca
Service Categories All Sports ; English as a Second Language ; Internationally Trained Professionals ; Newcomer / Refugee Settlement Services ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources ; Parent / Child Programs ; Recreation for Children / Families ; Resources for Internationally Trained Professionals
Service Category Groups Child / Family Services ; Employment / Training ; Newcomers ; Sports / Recreation

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