YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

Site: Barrie - Bayfield St

Service: Immigrant Services - Settlement Program

Description (Service) Settlement Program (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program) -- orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community * may provide needs and eligibility assessments, pre- and post-arrival information and referral, job search and employment counselling, assistance to establish social and professional networks to promote community engagement, and assistance to access a range of settlement services 
Partner with COSTI to hold 'Orientation to Ontario Workshop' and with Georgian College for International Student Connect group
Service Details
Public Comments There are no citizenship classes offered anywhere in Barrie * to prepare for the Citizenship Test study the official study guide "Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship" * to read, download, listen to or to order the guide online go to www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/publications/discover/index.asp
Hours Barrie: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm or by appointment * Midland, Muskoka by appointment * Innisfil: Tue afternoon
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County - Barrie, Bradford and weekly services in Midland, Innisfil
Eligibility Permanent residents, refugees, refugee claimants, Canadian Citizens who have immigrated to Canada are eligible for settlement services
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French - Reception ; Arabic - Reception, Interpretation ; Chinese - Reception, Interpretation ; German - Reception, Interpretation ; Japanese - Reception, Interpretation ; Mandarin - Reception, Interpretation ; Portuguese - Reception, Interpretation ; Romanian - Reception, Interpretation ; Russian - Reception, Interpretation ; Spanish - Reception, Interpretation ; Ukrainian - Reception, Interpretation ; Have staff that speak these languages
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Located in Bayfield Mall
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Bayfield Mall
320 Bayfield St, Unit 63A
Barrie, ON L4M 3C1
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Intersection Bayfield St and Hwy 400
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-797-2020
Fax 705-797-2022
Website https://ymcaofsimcoemuskoka.ca/immigrant-services/#Im1
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/#!/YMCAofSimcoeMuskoka
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Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/YMCASM
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/YMCASimcoeMuskoka?blend=6&ob=5
Primary Contact Alaa Alasaad, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-797-2020 ext 22; Email: alaa.alasaad@sm.ymca.ca
Alternate Contact Yana Skybin, Settlement Counsellor; Phone: 705-797-2020 ext 22
Primary Executive Dave Hamilton, Team Leader, Immigrant Services; Phone: 705-797-2020 ext 21; Email: dave.hamilton@sm.ymca.ca

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