Record #: BAR2254
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 31 Jan 2023


Description (Service) Welcomes and register students who are new to Canada and Ontario
  • provides access to information and a streamlined admission process for students and their families
  • services provided include reviewing
    • required documentation,
    • administering English proficiency and mathematics assessments
    • providing access to translators and other support agencies
    • presenting an orientation to the Ontario public school system
    • linking to community services, networks and continuing education, Adult Non-Credit English Classes and facilitating integration into Canadian society

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Permanent residents, refugees, and holders of work permits, student visas, diplomatic status, and Ministers' permits.
Application Appointment preferred, call ahead.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Site Location In Bayfield Mall, up the hall past Centra Foodmarket
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Learning Centre, Bayfield Mall
320 Bayfield St, Unit 65
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 3C1
Intersection Bayfield St and Ferris Lane
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-725-8360
Fax 705-725-8359
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Primary Contact Danielle Duhn, Coordinator, Newcomer Welcome Centre; Phone: 705-725-8360 ext 45160; Email:
Alternate Contact Gerry Anderson, Office Assistant; Phone: 705-725-8360 ext 45151; Email:
Mailing Address Learning Centre, Bayfield Mall 
320 Bayfield St, Unit 65 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 3C1

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