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Welcome Centre Immigrant Services [Durham Region]

Welcome Centre Immigrant Services [Durham Region], Ajax - Fairall St

COVID19 - all programs, workshops, classes, services, including the resource areas, will be cancelled until further notice * some services will be available by phone, email or video where possible * call the Welcome Centre Communication Centre at 1-877-761-1155 to book or re-book an appointment or for any other information

Welcome Centre for refugees, 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

Resource Area
Access to computers with Internet, wifi, fax machine, photocopiers, scanners, telephones and webcams/headphones

Tax Preparation Assistance
Income tax clinic during tax season

Other Services
Other services determined based on needs (such as legal services, mental health services, culturally-appropriate family counselling)
Immigrants, refugees and newcomers, live-in caregivers
Application Process
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Toll Free
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American Sign Language (ASL); Arabic; Chinese (Cantonese); Chinese (Mandarin); Dari; English; Farsi; French; German; Gujarati; Hindi; Italian; Kachi; Khmer; Pashto; Portuguese; Punjabi; Russian; Spanish; Tagalog; Tamil; Turkish; Ukrainian; Urdu; Vietnamese
Wosen Beyene, Manager, Welcome Centre Immigrant Services - Ajax
Phone: 1-877-761-1155
Fully Accessible - Gender-neutral washrooms
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Last Updated On
October 9, 2020
458 Fairall St, Unit 5
Ajax, ON, L1S 1R6
Intersection: Westney Rd and Fairall St;
Welcome Centre Immigrant Services [Durham Region] Site Location: Ajax - Fairall St
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Hours of Operation
COVID19 - Closed to public
Service Area(s)
  • Ajax
  • Durham Region