Bradford Immigrant & Community Services

Site: Bradford Immigrant and Community Services

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.  
Settlement Program (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program) -- orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community * may provide needs and eligibility assessments, pre- and post-arrival information and referral, assistance to establish social and professional networks to promote community engagement, and assistance to access a range of settlement services 
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 classes run Monday to Friday from 9 am-2:30 pm * transportation assistance and care for newcomer children is available
Service Details
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Dates Sep-Jun
Areas Served South Simcoe ; York Region - North
Eligibility Newcomers to Canada
Application Call * self-referral * continuous intake for language programs
Languages English ; French - Reception, Interpretation, Publications ; Portuguese - Reception, Interpretation, Publications ; Slovak - Reception, Interpretation, Publications ; Spanish - Reception, Interpretation, Publications ; Hungarian - Reception, Interpretation, Publications 
Other languages/interpretors available upon request * publications are available in many languages
Fees LINC classes FREE * Fee for service applicable for other services other than LINC
Address and Location
Located In Community Bradford
Address & Map
11 Holland St E
Bradford, ON 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
Primary Contact Isabel Oliveira, Administrator; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 1564 
Bradford, ON L3Z 2B8