Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 289-482-1037
Toll Free Phone 1-877-761-1155
Fax 905-686-4157
Website www.welcomecentre.ca
Located In Community Ajax (Town of)
Address & Map
458 Fairall St, Unit 5
Ajax, ON L1S 1R6
 
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Intersection Westney Rd and Fairall St
Contact Information
Alternate Contact Elsii Faria, Welcome Centre Community Liaison; Phone: 289-482-1020; Email: efaria@cdcd.org
Description & Services
Description (Service) Welcome centre for immigrants and newcomers to Durham Region 
 
Settlement and Orientation Services 
Assistance with housing, health care * Social Insurance Numbers, community and government resources * child care, basic needs  
 
Lanaguage Instruction and Assessment 
English classes with computer aided instruction * childminding and transportation allowance for eligible candidates 
 
Accreditation and Qualifications Information  
Accreditation information, assistance and information for internationally trained professionals * accreditation portfolio assistance and action plans 
 
Employment Related Services 
Job Search Workshops, resume assistance * return to work action plans, job search resources * free internet and fax services 
 
Language Supports 
Translation and interpretation services 
 
Other Services 
Other services determined based on needs (such as legal services, mental health services, culturally-appropriate family counselling)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * limited additional capacity Mon-Thu 4:30 pm-9 pm, call for information
Areas Served Ajax (Town of) ; Durham Region
Eligibility Immigrants, refugees and newcomers, live-in caregivers
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dari ; Farsi ; German ; Hindi ; Italian ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Spanish ; Swahili ; Tamil ; Turkish ; Ukrainian ; Urdu ; Vietnamese ; Gujarati, Kutchhi, Cambodian, Pashtu, Tagalog
Fees None
Other Details
Accessibility Fully Accessible - Gender-neutral washrooms
Classification/Subjects
Service Categories Computer Distribution Programs ; Copy Machines ; Fax Machines ; Foreign Educational Records Evaluations ~ Specialized Information and Referral ; Housing Search and Information ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Housing Search and Information ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Housing Search and Information ~ Refugees ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Specialized Information and Referral ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Refugees ; Telephone Facilities