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TR Leger Immigrant Services

Alternate Name CCMP ; Community Connection Mentorship Program ; Community Connections Mentorship Program ; HOST Program ; Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program ; Immigration Settlement and Adaptation Program ; ISAP ; OCR ; Services aux immigrants TR Leger ; T R Leger
Legal Name TR Leger Immigrant Services
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Cornwall
Address & Map
600 McConnell Ave, Rm 205
Cornwall, ON K6H 4M1
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Intersection McConnell Ave and Second St E
Bus Route Notes Cornwall Transit Transit Route Map * Transit Schedule
Physical Access Unknown
Parking Free parking
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 or French * help with connecting to language classes * workshops to reduce stress of adjusting to Canadian culture

Translation and Interpretation Services -- volunteer interpreters when requested by social services/Cornwall Police/Cornwall Hospital

Citizenship Preparation -- courses, tests and activities to help newcomers prepare for the citizenship test

Language Training Services
English as a Second Language/French as a Second Language -- English or French for Life and Work in Canada * conversation and pronunciation classes

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada -- provides basic language skills in English [or French] * childminding offered * part-time classes

Employment Counselling and Preparation
Job search centre -- walk-in job search centre * access to computers, Internet, fax, photocopier, telephone * staff assistance available * resource materials * job boards * labour market information

Other Settlement Services
Settlement Workers in Schools -- assists newcomer students and their families with settling into schools and the community * outreach program based in elementary and secondary schools from mid-August to end of June

Library Settlement Partnership -- workshops, one-to-one counselling, settlement referrals * English Conversation Club

Community Connections Mentorship Program (formerly HOST Program) -- group activities for newly arrived immigrants and refugees of all ages to help orient them to their new community and establish social and professional networks * trained and experienced volunteer mentors assist, with focus on citizenship and civic engagement or skills and career development

Group Information Sessions and Immigrant Women's Network -- Assists newcomers in understanding Canadian society, transportation, adaptation processes and more, in an informal group environment

Outreach -- Will come to other organizations to provide services and information (cultural groups, English as a Second Language ESL classes and more)

Satellite location in Brockville
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
Open to newcomers and immigrants to Canada * Community Connections Mentorship Program -- newcomers 19 years and older
Application Call or drop in * immigration papers or permanent resident card required
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Refugees ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-933-9626
Fax 613-930-2691
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Tracy Armstrong, Manager of Literacy & Language Services
Alternate Contact Rabia Zeeshan, Settlement Outreach Worker
Other Details
Funding Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Staff certified by their respective professional associations

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