Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-420-3008
Toll Free Phone 1-877-761-1155
Fax 905-420-3001
E-Mail info@welcomecentre.ca
Website www.welcomecentre.ca
Site Location Beside Pickering Go Station
Located In Community Pickering (City of)
Address & Map
1400 Bayly St, Unit 5
Pickering, ON L1W 3R2
 
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Intersection Liverpool Rd and Bayly St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Kathy Pittman-Feltham, Welcome Centre Manager; Email: kathyfeltham@unemployedhelp.on.ca
Alternate Contact Sophia Bittar, Durham Welcome Centre Community Liaison; Email: sbittar@cdcd.org
Primary Executive Maralyn Tassone, Executive Director, Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre
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  
 
Language 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
Areas Served Durham Region ; Pickering (City of)
Eligibility Immigrants, refugees, newcomers, live-in caregivers
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dari ; Farsi ; German ; Hindi ; Hindko ; Italian ; Japanese ; Konkani ; Korean ; Marathi ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Sindhi ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Turkish ; Urdu ; Vietnamese ; Cambodian, Gujarati, Kutchhi, Pashtu, Tagalog
Fees None
Other Details
Accessibility Fully Accessible
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