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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-256-6621
Fax 519-256-3963
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Primary Contact Joan Simpson, Program Coordinator; Phone: ext 295
Alternate Contact Rose Anguiano Hurst, Executive Director; Phone: ext 222; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The Newcomer Settlement program provides support and services to female newcomers and immigrants in the Windsor-Essex County area.  
Services Available: 
* one-on-one appointments 
* assistance with government and community services 
* information about community resources 
* Workshops, information sessions, cultural and recreational activities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Essex County
Eligibility Women, with a special emphasis on visible minority and newcomer/immigrant women
Application Call to schedule an appointment and walks-in welcome
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Other languages upon request
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. has been serving the Windsor Essex community since 1987.  
* WEST was established in response to the extremely high level of unemployment among women and the difficulties that they experienced when attempting to enter the workforce.  
* WEST is a non-profit agency that provides a range of resources, supports and services to women in the Windsor -Essex County area, to assist them with their settlement, skill development, training and employment needs. 
To provide training for severely employment disadvantaged visible minority women in order to improve their employability in the workforce and/or to further their education. 
Leaders in positioning women for success
Established 1987
Primary Executive Rose Anguiano Hurst, Executive Director; Phone: (Business) 519- 256-6621 ext 222
Funding Provincial ; Grants ; Donations
Elections June in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
Herb Gray Centre for Nonprofit Excellence
647 Ouellette Ave, Suite 201
Windsor, ON N9A 4J4
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Intersection Ouellette Ave and Wyandotte St W
Bus Routes Transway 1A ; Transway 1C ; Crosstown 2 ; Central 3 ; Ottawa 4 ; Dougall 6
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking (off Pelissier), Automatic entrance (off Pelissier), Washroom

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