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Sudbury Multicultural and Folk Arts Association

Newcomer Settlement Program


Description
Offers settlement and community orientation services for immigrants and refugees, including:

Orientation and Adaptation Services
  • Offers needs assessment and information and referral to community and social services, support with finding housing, child care, registering children in school and health care
  • Provides help filling out government forms including housing and immigration sponsorship forms
  • Offers workshops to reduce stress of adjusting to Canadian culture
Commissioner of Oaths
  • Serves as a Commissioner of Oaths for verifying original documents
Translation and Interpretation Services
  • Offers professionally trained interpreters with expertise in health, community and social services
Supportive counselling
  • Provides short-term counselling to clients who encounter difficulties in adjusting to life in Canada and assistance in overcoming these challenges
Job search preparation and training
  • Provides assistance in developing strong job search strategies and workplace communication skills
Employment counselling
  • Offers resume help, employment counselling, skills and career development and help in establishing social and professional networks
Comments
Languages available upon request: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, Farsi, German, Hindi, Italian, Ojibway, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1700
Tue
0830 - 1700
Wed
0830 - 1700
Thu
0830 - 1700

Mon-Thu 8:30 am-5 pm
Eligibility
Open to newcomers to Canada
Application Process
Call for service; walk-ins welcome
Fees
Service - small fees apply to translation of documents and interpretations; None for other services
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 16, 2021