YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

Site: Barrie - Bayfield St

Service: Immigrant Services - Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

Attention
Public Comments COVID-19 Response 
* In-person services are suspended at this time including English Language Classes and Care for Newcomer Children Program  
* continue to provide settlement support services by telephone, text or using online resources 
* for support or for more information, call or text 705-241-2501 or 249-288-2907
Contacts
Office Phone 705-797-2020 Ext 25
Fax 705-797-2022
E-Mail dave.hamilton@sm.ymca.ca
Website https://ymcaofsimcoemuskoka.ca/immigrant-services/
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Primary Contact Alaa Alasaad, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-797-2020 ext 25; Email: alaa.alasaad@sm.ymca.ca
Primary Executive Dave Hamilton, Team Leader, Immigrant Services Services
Hours COVID-19 Response 
* Office is closed at this time, for more information, call or text 705-241-2501 or 249-288-2907 
 
Regular Hours 
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Classes: 9:15 am-2:15 pm Sep-Jun
Description and Service
Former Name ISAP ; Newcomer Services - Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
* In-person services are suspended at this time including English Language Classes and Care for Newcomer Children Program  
* continue to provide settlement support services by telephone, text or using online resources 
* for support or for more information, call or text 705-241-2501 or 249-288-2907 
 
Regular Service 
Language instruction for newcomers to Canada including reading, writing, listening and speaking skills with free childcare for children aged 6 months to 4 years for those registered in the program levels 1 through 6
Eligibility Due to funding restrictions English Language Classes are offered to permanent residents only 
 
Settlement Services are available to all immigrants and newcomers - regardless of status in Canada
Application Call for information * Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment test required prior to placement * Call 705-797-2020 Ext 25
Languages English ; Arabic - Reception, Interpretation ; Chinese (Cantonese) - Reception, Interpretation ; Chinese (Mandarin) - Reception, Interpretation ; Farsi - Reception, Interpretation ; Romanian - Reception, Interpretation ; Russian - Reception, Interpretation ; Ukrainian - Reception, Interpretation
Fees None
Volunteer Description Volunteers for classroom support are welcome to apply
Location Information
Areas Served Simcoe County - Services provided in Barrie, Midland, Innisfil and Bradford * Language classes in Barrie only
Site Location YMCA Immigrant Services - Located in the Bayfield Mall - 320 Bayfield Street
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Bayfield Mall
320 Bayfield St, Unit 63A
Barrie, ON L4M 3C1
 
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Intersection Bayfield St and Hwy 400
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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