Durham Catholic District School Board

Site: Whitby Campus - Giffard St

Service: Language Programs

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-666-1255
Fax 905-666-1135
E-Mail cont.ed@dcdsb.ca
Website www.con-ed.ca
Located In Community Whitby
Address & Map
1003 Giffard St
Whitby, ON L1N 2S3
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Intersection Cochrane St and Dundas St W
Contact Information
Primary Contact Cathy Sain, Supervisor of Language Programs; Email: cathy.sain@dcdsb.ca
Alternate Contact David Chambers; Phone: 905-683-7713 ext 57151
Description & Services
Description (Service) LINC -- Participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada), upon assessment by Community Development Council Durham * child minding available 
Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program (ISAP) -- assists newcomers to Canada * Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program supports newly arrived immigrants during the first year in Canada * information and referral for immigrants - economic, social, health, cultural, educational and recreational services in Durham Region * help with banking, shopping, everyday tasks * interpreters/translators available * help with resumes and job-searching skills * non-therapeutic counselling * services are free, confidential and culturally sensitive 
English as a second language (ESL) classes
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3 pm
Areas Served Durham Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
LINC Landed immigrants, convention refugees, government-sponsored refugees or others determined eligible for LINC  
ISAP -- New immigrants and refugees
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Citizenship Application Assistance ; Commissioner of Oaths ; Comprehensive Information and Referral ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Comprehensive Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; English as a Second Language ; General Counselling Services ; Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs ; Interpretation/Translation ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Permanent Resident Cards

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