Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 289-482-1037
Toll Free Phone 1-877-761-1155
E-Mail info@welcomecentre.ca
Website www.welcomecentre.ca
Located In Community Ajax
Address & Map
458 Fairall St, Unit 5
Ajax, ON L1S 1R6
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Intersection Westney Rd and Fairall St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Wosen Beyene, Manager, Welcome Centre Immigrant Services - Ajax; Phone: 1-877-761-1155; Email: wosen.beyene@welcomecentre.ca
Primary Executive Hermia Corbette, Executive Director, Community Development Council Durham; Phone: 905-686-2661; Fax: 905-686-4157; Email: hcorbette@cdcd.org
Description & Services
Description (Service) 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)
Hours COVID19 - Closed to public
Areas Served Ajax ; Durham Region
Eligibility Immigrants, refugees and newcomers, live-in caregivers
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dari ; Farsi ; German ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Italian ; Kachi ; Khmer ; Pashto ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Spanish ; Tagalog ; Tamil ; Turkish ; Ukrainian ; Urdu ; Vietnamese
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Gender-neutral washrooms
Service Categories Computer Distribution Programs ; Copy Machines ; English as a Second Language ; Fax Machines ; Immigrant Benefits Assistance ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Internationally Trained Skilled Workers ; Interpretation/Translation ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Telephone Facilities

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