Kingston Community Health Centres

Site: Kingston - Weller Ave

Service: Immigrant Services Kingston and Area

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Names
Alternate Name Community Connections ; Immigrantion Settlement and Adaptation Program ; Immigration Settlement and Adaptation Program ; ISAP ; Kingston CHC ; Settlement Program
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Westgate Square
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
263 Weller Ave
Kingston, ON K7K 2V4
 
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Intersection Division St and Weller Ave
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) Settlement Program (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program)

Orientation and Adaptation Services
Needs assessment and Information and referral to community and social services * support with finding housing, child care, registering children in school and health care * help filling out government forms including housing and immigration sponsorship forms * community support through volunteer befriending, conversation circles to practice English * help with connecting to language classes * workshops to reduce stress of adjusting to Canadian culture

Translation and interpretation services -- professionally trained interpreters with expertise in health, community and social services
Citizenship Preparation -- courses, tests and activities to help newcomers prepare for the citizenship test
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Kingston ; Lennox and Addington County
Eligibility Newcomers to Canada
Application Call or visit website for more information.
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Mandarin)
Fees Service - Translation services per page costs ; None
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant Benefits Assistance ; Immigrant Mutual Assistance Associations ; Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Resettlement Assistance Program ; Social Clubs/Events ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues ; Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-544-4661
Fax 613-544-2916
E-Mail info@kchc.ca
Website www.kchc.ca/index.cfm/immigrant-services/
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Primary Contact Wendy Vuyk, Director, Community Health, Kingston Community Health Centres; Phone: 613-544-4661 ext 5111
Volunteer Coordinator Catherine Simpson, Kingston Community Health Centres Facilitator of Volunteers; Phone: 613-767-8591 ext 2160; Email: catherines@kchc.ca
Primary Executive Michael Bell, Chief Executive Officer
Other Details
Established 2006
Funding Provincial - Citizenship and immigration ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107782906 RR0001
Print Material Brochures; see website under reports.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes by, Canadian Centre for Accreditation

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