Quinte Immigration Services (QUIS)

Site: Belleville

Service: Central Eastern Ontario Translation and Interpretation Services (CEOTIS)

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Immigration support agency * referral to economic, social, health, cultural, education and recreational services * Assistance in obtaining Social & Health Insurance, Child Tax Benefits, driver's license, housing and schooling * immigration process assistance * English Language classes * promote anti-racism and cultural awareness * translation and interpretation services. 
 
Community Connections 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 
 
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
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Meetings Board of Directors meet at the Belleville Public Library last Wednesday of the month * Annual General Meeting is held in the Fall
Areas Served Hastings County ; Prince Edward County ; Belleville; Trenton; Quinte West; Tweed; Picton; Brighton; Ameliasburgh; Demorestville; Rednersville; Consecon; Hillier; Wellington; Rossmore; Bancroft; Roslin; Napanee; Deseronto; Shannonville; Carrying Place; Campbellford; Marmora; Madoc;
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Appointments preferred but not required
Languages English ; French ; German ; Portuguese ; Spanish
Fees Service - Free service except for translation and interpretation service is fee for use.
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Career Exploration ~ Refugees ; Cultural Awareness/Competencies Training ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; English as a Second Language ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Support Groups ; Interpretation/Translation ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; School System Advocacy ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues ; Volunteer Development ~ Immigrants (Canada)
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-968-7723
Fax 613-968-2597
E-Mail info@quinteimmigration.ca
Website www.quinteimmigration.ca
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Reception; Phone: 613-968-7723 ext 0
Primary Executive Orlando Ferro, Executive Director; Phone: 613-968-7723 ext 21
Names
Alternate Name Citizenship ; Community Connections Program ; Foreign Worker ; Immigration Settlement and Adaptation Program ; Interpretation ; Interpreters ; ISAP ; Live in Care Giver ; Newcomer Settlement Program ; NSP ; Permanent Resident ; QUIS ; Settlement Services ; Translations ; Translators ; Work Permit
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Quinte Immigration Services (QUIS)
Located In Community Belleville
Address & Map
Community Resource Centre Quinte
41 Octavia St, 3rd Floor, Unit 301
Belleville, ON K8P 3P1
 
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Intersection Octavia St and Catharine St
Mailing Address PO Box 22141 
Belleville, ON K8N 5V7
Bus Route Notes Belleville Transit Map Route 5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Established 1986
Funding Provincial ; Federal ; United Way ; Private
Elections Elections are held at the Annual General Meeting in the Fall
Resources Available on our website

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