YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce

Site: Owen Sound - 3rd Ave E

Service: Grey Bruce Settlement Services

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the YMCA offices are closed to public * Support is available by phone and email or using various online platforms such as Zoom, WhatsApp, and Facebook * To make an appointment, call 519-379-5535 or email settlement@osgb.ymca.ca 
Regular Service: 
Offers supports to newcomers to Grey and Bruce Counties including: 
* One-on-one support to answer questions and help find resources in the community 
* Group information sessions inform about important settlement topics and life in Canada and the local community 
* LINC English Language Classes 
* Community connections' activities to help make friends and engage in the local community 
* Newcomer employment program offers help in finding jobs * Can assist Internationally trained professionals  
* Citizenship classes 
Available as a mobile service, staff will travel as needed to meet with clients in their own communities 
A collaboration between YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce and Welcoming Communities Grey Bruce
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm  
Some language classes and workshops offered in the evening
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility * Permanent Residents (also called Landed Immigrants); without Canadian Citizenship 
* A person in Canada who was received an Approval in principal letter for their Application for Permanent Residence 
* Convention Refugee 
* Protected persons 
* Temporary Worker or Student who has obtained initial approval for a concurrent Application for Permanent Residence
Application Walk-in, call or email
Languages English - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications ; French - Interpretation ; Arabic - Interpretation ; Hindi - Interpretation ; Romanian - Reception, Interpretation ; Interpretation services available for other languages
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
945 3rd Ave E, Suite 23
Owen Sound N4K 2K8
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Intersection 3rd Ave and 10th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-371-9222 ext 6
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-3711
Fax 519-371-9224
E-Mail settlement@osgb.ymca.ca
Website https://www.ymcaowensound.on.ca/Community-Initiatives/?pageid=389
Primary Contact Claudia Carleton, Coordinator of Settlement and Language Services; Phone: (Cell) 519-379-5535

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