YMCA of Southwestern Ontario

Site: Sarnia - Oakdale Ave

Service: Settlement Services

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-336-5950, ext. 234
Fax 519-336-1350
Website ymcaswo.ca/p/934/l/1044/orgid/22850/t/YMCA_Immigrant_Services_Settlement_Services
Primary Contact Roxanne Gilroy-Machado, Supervisor
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Settlement Program (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program) -- services to enable immigrants and refugees to integrate into Canadian society including orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community * individual agencies 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 NSP (Newcomer Settlement Program) is an identical program to ISAP, but serving refugee immigrants and/or Canadian citizens.

SWIS (Settlement Worker in Schools) Program that offers settlement services to students and their families.

JSW (Job Search Workshops) This 3 day job search workshop is tailored to an immigrant's needs in seeking employment. Topics covered are local labour market, Employment Standard Act, resume writing, interview techniques, etc.

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Lambton County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Application process required
Languages English
Fees None ; All Services are Free of Charge.
Agency Information
Funding Federal ; Donations
Site Information
Located In Community Sarnia
Address & Map
YMCA Learning and Career Centre
660 Oakdale Ave
Sarnia, ON N7V 2A9
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Intersection Toro St and Oakdale St
Bus Routes Route 5 - Rosedale
Physical Access Fully Accessible - automatic doors, ramp, parking, washrooms

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