Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-420-3008
Toll Free Phone 1-877-761-1155
Fax 905-420-3001
E-Mail info@welcomecentre.ca
Website www.welcomecentre.ca
Site Location Beside Pickering GO Station
Located In Community Pickering
Address & Map
1400 Bayly St, Unit 5
Pickering, ON L1W 3R2
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Intersection Liverpool Rd and Bayly St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Pam DeWilde, Welcome Centre Manager; Email: pdewilde@unemployedhelp.on.ca
Primary Executive Maralyn Tassone, Executive Director, Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre
Description & Services
Description (Service) Welcome Centre for immigrants and newcomers to Durham Region * weekly visit from Community Mental Health Worker from Durham Mental Health Services 
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  
Other Services 
Other services determined based on needs (such as legal services, mental health services, culturally-appropriate family counselling)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * weekly mental health worker visit Tue 10 am-12 noon
Areas Served Durham Region ; Pickering
Eligibility Immigrants, refugees, newcomers, live-in caregivers
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dari ; Farsi ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Pashto ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Tagalog ; Tamil ; Turkish ; Urdu
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Computer Distribution Programs ; Copy Machines ; English as a Second Language ; Fax Machines ; 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 ~ Immigration Issues ; Telephone Facilities

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