YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce

Site: Owen Sound - 3rd Ave E, Suite 23

Service: Grey Bruce Settlement Services

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response During the pandemic, support is available in-person by appointment.  
Support is also available by phone and email or using various online platforms such as Zoom, WhatsApp, and Facebook. 
To make an appointment or access services, call 519-379-5535 or email settlement@osgb.ymca.ca. 
Regular Service: 
Offers supports to newcomers to Grey County and Bruce County 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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