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Record #: ORI1706
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2023
Last Full Update: 30 Aug 2022
|Description (Service)||This program extends the Welcome Centre settlement services to newcomer clients living in 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 (at certain locations).
Core immigrant services include:
English language assessment done in partnership with Achēv Language Services.
All services are currently being provided virtually.
|Hours||Varies by location, see separate entries for mobile units, call or see website for details Virtual walk-in appointments available through Zoom:|
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Newcomer, In-Home Caregivers, International Students, Naturalized Citizens, Permanent Residents, Refugee Claimants, Temporary Foreign Workers
|Application||Call for appointment mentioning that appointment is for Mobile Unit. Walk-ins may be accommodated, but advance appointments are encouraged.|
|Languages||Farsi - Interpretation ; Interpretive Services - Interpretation, for other languages, able to connect with interpreters by teleconference call|
Address and Location
|Located In Community||Orillia|
|Address & Map||
Orillia City Hall, 50 Andrew St S
Canada L3V 7T5
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Office Phone||1-877-761-1155 ext 3045, Toll Free|
|Social Media||Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WelcomeCentres|
|Primary Contact||Ian Cowie, Mobile Unit Facilitator; Phone: 289-338-5140; Email: Ian.firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mailing Address||16655 Yonge St, Unit 26
Canada L3X 1V6