New Canadians Centre

Site: Peterborough Branch

Description
Description (Service) Provides settlement services and direct assistance to new Canadians living in Peterborough and the surrounding area. Assistance includes: 
 
* orientation to the community and help accessing local services such as housing resources, credit counselling, schools and adult English classes 
* assistance filling out government forms 
* individual and group supportive counselling 
* employment assistance including help with resume, cover letter writing, job search guidance, networking with local employers 
* high speed internet access for clients 
 
Community Connections Mentorship Program (formerly HOST Program) - offers group activities for newly arrived immigrants and refugees of all ages to help orient them to their new community and establish social and professional networks * trained volunteer mentors assist newcomers with a focus on citizenship and civic engagement or skills and career development 
 
Language Assessment Centre - offers assessment of English language skills for settlement-based language training program or referral to community-based training 
 
Settlement Workers in Schools Program (SWIS) - provides settlement services for children and families through schools 
 
Peterborough Welcome Pass - offers discounted or free admission to local cultural attractions * valid for one year from time of sign up 
 
Guest speakers available
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Newcomers Language Assessment Centre: Newcomers to Canada 18 years and over who are permanent residents or Convention refugees
Application Call for more information
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Bulgarian ; Hungarian ; Mandarin ; Russian ; Spanish ; Interpretive Services ; Services are provided with translation/interpretation as available
Fees None ; Interpretation and translation fees may apply for documents
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
221 Romaine St
Peterborough, ON K9J 2C3
 
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Intersection Aylmer St and Romaine St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-743-0882
Fax 705-743-6219
E-Mail info@nccpeterborough.ca
Website www.nccpeterborough.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/newcanadianscentre
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Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ncc_ptbo
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Primary Contact Sabina Thiessen; Email: sabina@nccpeterborough.ca
Alternate Contact Tamara Hoogerdyk, Director of Front Line Services; Phone: ext 224; Email: tamara@nccpeterborough.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Liana Honsinger, Volunteer and Event Administrator; Email: liana@nccpeterborough.ca

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