Durham Welcome Centre

Service: Immigrant Services, Ajax - Fairall St

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Record #: OSH0885 Last Modified: 27 May 2014 Last Full Update: 27 Sep 2013
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone289-482-1037
Toll Free Phone1-877-761-1155
Fax905-686-4157
Websitewww.welcomecentre.ca
LocationAjax (Town of)
Address & Map
458 Fairall St, Unit 5
Ajax, ON L1S 1R6
 
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IntersectionWestney Rd and Fairall St
Contact Information
Contact 2Sophia Bittar, Welcome Centre Community Liaison; Phone: 289-482-1020; Email: sbittar@cdcd.org
Executive 1Ben Earle, Executive Director, Community Development Council Durham
Description & Services
DescriptionWelcome 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)
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * limited additional capacity Mon-Thu 4:30 pm-9 pm, call for information
Areas ServedAjax (Town of) ; Durham Region
EligibilityImmigrants, refugees and newcomers, live-in caregivers
LanguagesArabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dari ; English ; Farsi ; French ; German ; Hindi ; Italian ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Spanish ; Swahili ; Tamil ; Turkish ; Ukrainian ; Urdu ; Vietnamese ; Gujarati, Kutchhi, Cambodian, Pashtu, Tagalog
FeesNone
Other Details
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Gender-neutral washrooms
Classification/Subjects
Service CategoriesComputer Distribution Programs ; Copy Machines ; Fax Machines ; Foreign Educational Records Evaluations ~ Specialized Information and Referral ; Housing Search and Information ~ Immigrants ; Housing Search and Information ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Housing Search and Information ~ Refugees ; Immigrant Settlement Services ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Specialized Information and Referral ; Labour Market Information ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Refugee Resettlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Refugees ; Telephone Facilities