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YMCA Employment & Immigrant Services. St Catharines - Bunting Rd. Newcomer Services
Offering programs such as:
- Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral System - assessment of English language skills for federal and provincial language training programs - referral to community-bases ESL (English as a Second language) and LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) classes - information and referral on settlement needs - funded by CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada) and MCI ( Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration - Ontario)
- Newcomer Information Centre - distributes resources related to all aspects of settlement * shares information with existing agencies * wherever possible, the client is served in their first language * staff can be reached at 905-684-3500 ext 450 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Settlement Workers In Schools - a link between newcomer families, schools and the community * explain essential school information to newcomers and refer them to appropriate school staff * facilitate the settlement of newcomers and inform them about services and programs * services offered are primarily information and referral * for more information contact Rohaina Saqib at 905-684-3500 ext 437, or by email to email@example.com * Program can also be accessed by requesting SWIS support from the principal of the school the student is attending, this is for both the Catholic and public school boards.
- YJC, YJCS and YJL providing youth who are facing challenging life situations with the tools, resources, funding and supports with making informed education and career planning decisions.
Call for information.
English; French; Spanish; Arabic; Punjabi; Urdu; Hindi; Chinese (Mandarin); Chinese (Cantonese)
Newcomer Services also offers Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi, Pashtu, Arabic, Spanish, Cantonese
All sites fully accessible and on bus route