Bradford Immigrant & Community Services

Site: Bradford Immigrant and Community Services

Record #: ALL1216
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2022
Last Full Update: 31 May 2022


Description (Service) Provides culturally sensitive information and referral on social, legal, health, and government issues to newcomers to Canada and to the communities of South Simcoe/York Region North area.  Offering: 
Settlement Services -- orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community. May provide needs and eligibility assessments, post-arrival information and referral, assistance to establish social and professional networks to promote community engagement, and assistance to access a range of settlement needs 
Commissioner of Oaths 

Available by appointment for documents that require a Commissioner's Seal or to certify documents as true original copies 
Integration to the Canadian Society program 
Assists and supports newcomer parents and their children with successful integration into Canadian society and the Canadian school system. Support and advocacy for newcomer parents providing interpretation and translation when required, education and awareness of school expectations 
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) 
This program offers free Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) classes to persons who are 18 years of age or older who are Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees or have 'approval in principal' to remain in Canada. You are not eligible for these classes if you are a Canadian citizen, Refugee Claimant, or a Temporary Resident (such as foreign student, foreign worker or visitor).  Language assessment test must be taken before starting classes, done by appointment only, held at the BWG Library or at any CLARS Assessment Centres available in other areas 
Classes from September-June, full time and part-time classes (online and in-person) 
Transportation assistance and care for newcomer children is available

Service Details

Hours Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Dates: Sep-Jun
Dates Sep-Jun
Areas Served Adjala-Tosorontio ; Borden CFB ; Bradford West Gwillimbury ; Essa ; Innisfil ; New Tecumseth ; York County
Eligibility Newcomers to Canada
Application Self-referral
Continuous intake for language programs
Call for information
Languages Portuguese - Reception, Interpretation. Publications ; Other languages/interpreters available upon request. Publications are available in many languages
Fees Program - Free ; Service - Fee for service such as document commissioning, document translation. Call for information.

Address and Location

Located In Community Bradford West Gwillimbury
Address & Map
11 Holland St E
Bradford West Gwillimbury, ON
Canada L3Z 2B8
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Intersection Holland St E and Barrie St
Physical Access Not Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-775-3343
After Hours Phone Answering machine
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Primary Contact Isabel Oliveira, Administrator; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 1564 
Bradford, ON 
Canada L3Z 2B8

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