Welcome Centre Immigrant Services [Central East]

Site: Orillia

Service: Mobile Unit

Office Phone 289-841-3045 Ext 3045
Toll Free Phone 1-877-761-1155
Website www.welcomecentre.ca/about/index.html
Primary Contact Ian Cowie, Mobile Unit Facilitator, Welcome Centre Immigrant Services, Mobile Unit; Phone: 289-338-5140; Email: ian.cowie@welcomecentre.ca
Hours Every Wed 11 am-4 pm
Description and Service
Description (Service) Services Include: 
• Settlement Services 
• Employment Services 
• English Language Assessment 
• English Language Conversation Circle 
• Accreditation and Qualification Information Assistance 
• Other Supports Connecting Newcomers with Local Services
Meetings English Conversational Circle, Orillia Public Library Orillia - Wed 4:30 pm-6 pm Sep-Jun * During Jul-Aug held at Agilec Employment Centre
Eligibility Ages: 17 year(s) and up 
Permanent residencts, students, workers, visitors, nationalized citizens, all welcome
Application Call Ian or drop-in for more information
Languages English ; Farsi - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications ; Provides services in English and Farsi * For other languages individuals are able to connect with interpreters by teleconference call
Fees None
Location Information
Areas Served Simcoe County
Site Location Agilec Employment agency
Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
Orillia City Hall
50 Andrew St S, Suite 102
Orillia, ON L3V 7T5
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Intersection Colborne St W and Andrew St S
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Record Details
Sup. Description The Mobile Outreach Unit extends Welcome Centre settlement services to newcomer clients living in northern York Region and Simcoe County. Clients can meet with Welcome Centre staff conveniently in their own community. Individuals are assisted in gathering information and resources, and are supported in a welcoming and culturally sensitive manner. Clients are encouraged to develop a one-to-one trusting relationship with Mobile Unit staff while accessing all the services they require to help integrate economically and socially into their local communities. The Mobile Outreach Unit also supports volunteer led English Conversation Circles where participants practice English skills and meet other newcomers in their community.

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