YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

Site: Barrie - Bayfield St

Service: Immigrant Services - Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

Description (Service) Language instruction for newcomers to Canada including reading, writing, listening and speaking skills with free childcare for children aged 6 months to 6 years for those registered in the program * Literacy program * settlement themes incorporated into program * levels 1 through 6 are offered * language assessment required prior to placement * for those who qualify for this program but are unable to go to regular classes for any reason a correspondence program is available, as are conversation circles in Midland and Innisfil * call 705-797-2020 Ext 22 for more information
Service Details
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Classes: 9:15 am-2:15 pm Sep-Jun
Areas Served Simcoe County - Services provided in Barrie, Midland, Innisfil and Bradford * Language classes in Barrie only
Eligibility Immigrants * permanent residents * proof of status in Canada is required * visitors to Canada and Canadian citizens are NOT eligible for this program 
No age requirement for settlement assistance * participants in language training must be 18 yrs and up
Application Call for information * Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment test required prior to placement * Call 705-797-2020 Ext 25
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Bayfield Mall
320 Bayfield St, Unit 63A
Barrie, ON L4M 3C1
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Intersection Bayfield St and Hwy 400
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-797-2020 Ext 25
Fax 705-797-2022
E-Mail dave.hamilton@sm.ymca.ca
Website https://ymcaofsimcoemuskoka.ca/immigrant-services/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/YMCAofSimcoeMuskoka/
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Primary Contact Alaa Alasaad, Settlement Counselor and Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-797-2020 ext 25; Email: alaa.alasaad@sm.ymca.ca
Primary Executive Dave Hamilton, Team Leader, Immigrant Services Services

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