Welcome Centre Immigrant Services

Site: Pickering - Bayly St

Service: Welcome Centre Immigrant Services

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Record #: OSH0889 Last Modified: 26 Jun 2015 Last Full Update: 18 Dec 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-420-3008
Toll Free Phone1-877-761-1155
Site LocationBeside Pickering Go Station
Located In CommunityPickering (City of)
Address & Map
1400 Bayly St, Unit 5
Pickering, ON L1W 3R2
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IntersectionLiverpool Rd and Bayly St
Contact Information
Primary ContactKathy Pittman-Feltham, Welcome Centre Manager; Email: kathyfeltham@unemployedhelp.on.ca
Alternate ContactSophia Bittar, Durham Welcome Centre Community Liaison; Email: sbittar@cdcd.org
Primary ExecutiveMaralyn 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)
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedDurham Region ; Pickering (City of)
EligibilityImmigrants, refugees, newcomers, live-in caregivers
LanguagesEnglish ; 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
Other Details
AccessibilityFully Accessible
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/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Specialized Information and Referral ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Refugees ; Telephone Facilities