Site: Cobourg - Covert St
Service: Cobourg Branch
|Record #: SHA0184||Last Modified: 22 Feb 2018||Last Full Update: 21 Feb 2018|
|Description (Service)||Provide settlement services and direct assistance to new Canadians. Assistance includes orientation to the community, individual/group counselling, and help accessing local services such as employment resources, housing resources, credit counselling and elementary/high school/adult English classes. Employment services are available for eligible clients including help with resumes, cover letters, job search, interviews and employee rights, interpretation/translation as available.
EAS Program: assists foreign-trained professionals in getting their credentials assessed.
Friendship Program: Matches newcomers with Canadian volunteer hosts who offer orientation to their local area and moral support in their transition to Canada.
LINC Language Assessment Centre: Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada(LINC)--assessment of English language skills for settlement-based language training program or referral to community-based organization LINC. (Home Study) and LINC classes are offered to those interested in attending classes daily at Fleming College.
Newcomer Settlement Program: Information and referral; assistance filling out government forms; Commissioner of oaths for original documents; supportive counselling; problem solving; settlement and orientation for immigrants and refugees.
Guest speakers available to speak on immigration issues, multi-culturalism and cultural sensitivity.
|Hours||Office hours: Tue, Thu 9 am-5 pm * Wed, Fri 9:30 am-3:30 pm
ESL Classes: Provided through the Help Centre Cobourg Mon-Thu 9:45 am-12 noon at Trinity United Church
LINC classes: Provided through Fleming College Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon at Fleming College Cobourg Campus
Women's Group meet the last Tue of the month.
|Areas Served||Northumberland County|
|Eligibility||Friendship Program: Newcomers 19 years or over; immigration papers or permanent resident card required.
Assessment Centre: Newcomers to Canada 18 years and over who are permanent residents or Convention refugees.
Newcomer Settlement Program: Open to newcomers.
|Application||Call of visit|
|Languages||English ; Arabic ; Spanish|
|Address and Location|
|Site Location||above Horizons of Friendship|
|Located In Community||Cobourg|
|Address & Map||
50 Covert St, 2nd Flr
Cobourg, ON K9A 4L1
View MapQuest Map
|Physical Access||Not Accessible|
|Office Phone||905-377-8100 * 905-377-9882|
|After Hours Phone||answering machine|
|Social Media||Facebook: www.facebook.com/newcanadianscentre|
|Primary Contact||Luz Ofelia, Office Administrator/Settlement Counsellor Northumberland Region, New Canadians Centre Peterborough; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Primary Executive||Hajni Hos, Executive Director, New Canadians Centre Peterborough; Phone: 705-743-0882; Fax: 705-743-6219; Email: email@example.com|