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On Jan 12, 2021, the Ontario Government declared a State of Emergency and issued a stay-at-home order, which came into effect Jan 14, 2021 and will last until at least Feb 11, 2021

Services listed below may be impacted in response to increased restrictions. Please contact agencies or programs listed here prior to visiting in person in order to receive up to date information on services

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Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
* Services have shifted to remote delivery 
* service delivery to new and existing clients will still be available via telephone or e-mail 
* for remote delivery program information, see here 
* or call 1-888-315-5521
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-333-3499
Toll Free Phone 1-888-315-5521
Fax 905-634-2275
E-Mail newcomers@centreforskills.ca
Website centreforskills.ca/Immigrants/Overview
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CentreForSkills
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LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/centre-for-skills-development/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/centreconnect
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/CentreforSkillsDevelopment
Primary Contact Andrea Basic, Senior Coordinator; Email: andrea.basic@centreforskills.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Primary Executive Lisa Rizzato, Chief Executive Officer
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) ; Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
* Services have shifted to remote delivery 
* service delivery to new and existing clients will still be available via telephone or e-mail 
* for remote delivery program information, see here 
* or call 1-888-315-5521 
 
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Settlement services for newcomers to Canada: 
* services to enable immigrants and refugees to integrate into Canadian society including orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community including: 
 
* LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada)  
* ESL classes (English as a Second Language)  
* Labour Market Access for Newcomers includes Enhanced Language Training (ELT) 
* free Commissioner of Oaths services available * call for an appointment  
 
* visit the website for more information
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm * evening appointments available
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Varies with program
Application Call to register
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Armenian ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Croatian ; Polish ; Portuguese ; Russian ; Spanish ; Ukrainian ; Urdu
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
3350 South Service Rd
Burlington, ON L7N 3M6
 
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Intersection Walkers Line and Harvester Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - for rental facilities and programs * 2nd floor (administration) not accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; English as a Second Language ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees
Service Categories Commissioner of Oaths ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; English as a Second Language ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Syrian Community ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues

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