The Employment + Education Centre

Site: Brockville

Service: Better Together Immigration Mentoring Program

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Names
Former Name Employment & Education Centre ; Employment and Education Centre
Legal Name Youth Employment Assistance Headquarters
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Brockville
Address & Map
105 Strowger Blvd
Brockville, ON K6V 5V2
 
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Intersection Strowger Blvd and Central Ave W
Mailing Address Box 191 
Brockville, ON K6V 5V2
Bus Route Notes Brockville Transit Transit map * Stop times and locations
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Contemporary initiative developed to support the settlement and integration of newcomers to Canada * long-time residents of Brockville will offer their time as volunteer mentors, providing mentee partners with supports offered through the program and through the community * newcomers are provided with the opportunity to practice and improve conversational English skills, address particular challenges or communication blocks they are experiencing, learn about Canadian life, make social contacts and explore educational, recreational and vocational goals with support * series of workshops to provide key information for immigrants including sessions on health care, Canadian culture (e.g., introduction to Canadian culture, holidays and celebrations), financial (tax reporting, banking), and community living (policing, social behavior)
Hours Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-7 pm
Areas Served Brockville - and South Leeds
Eligibility Newcomers who are international post-secondary students, immigrants, or refugees
Application Call or drop in
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-498-2111 ext 227
Toll Free Phone 1-800-926-0777
TTY Phone 613-498-3123
Fax 613-498-2116
E-Mail michelle@eecentre.com
Website www.eecentre.com
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Michelle Carroll, Manager; Email: michelle@eecentre.com
Alternate Contact Nancy Duffy, Office Manager; Email: nancy@eecentre.com
Primary Executive Susan Watts, Executive Director; Phone: 613-498-2111 ext 229; Email: susan@eecentre.com
Other Details
Funding Provincial ; Federal ; Private ; Foundation
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes

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