YMCAs of Cambridge and Kitchener-Waterloo

Site: YMCA of Cambridge

Service: Online Citizenship Support Group

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Organization Details
Alternate Name CV19 ; Young Men's Christian Association
Areas Served Waterloo Region
Description & Services
Description (Service) Objectives of the Online Citizenship Support Group: 
• To support newcomers in the better understanding of citizenship-related themes and concepts 
• Provide newcomers with an introduction to language including vocabulary and simple phrases 
• Help newcomers study and learn the materials required to become a Canadian citizen 
• Promote newcomers’ integration by becoming active citizens
Hours Apr 21-Jun 2, 2 pm-3:30 pm
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Immigrants and Refugees
Application To register, visit https://form.jotform.com/ckwcommunications/online-citizenship-support-group---
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Multilingual Staff; Interpretation Services ; Multilingual Staff; Interpretation Services
Fees None
Service Categories Citizenship Education
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-579-9622
Fax 519-579-9624
Website www.ymcaimmigrantservices.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/YMCAsofCandKW/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/ymcas-of-cambridge-&-kitchener-waterloo
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ymcasofcandkw
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/YMCAsofCandKW
Primary Contact Pari Karem, Director of Immigrant Services, YMCAs of Cambridge and Kitchener-Waterloo
Address and Location Information
Public Comments COVID-19 Update: YMCA Immigrant Services are continuing to provide online settlement services for newcomers to Canada and Waterloo Region. We use every online platform available to us and find ways to support our clients through Skype, Zoom, WhatsApp, Facebook, over the phone and email. 
 
The YMCA language assessment centre is placing new clients on a wait list for service once assessments start up again. 
 
Please call 519-579-9622 x 242 or email ckw-newcomers@ckw.ymca.ca for appointment. We provide services in the following languages: English, French, Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, Cantonese, Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Mandarin, Oromo, Pashto, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrinia, Turkish, and Urdu. 
 
Services include assistance with accessing information and referrals to: 
 
• Child, Youth & Family Resources 
• Community & Recreation (Virtual YMCA and other online community and recreation services) 
• Education & Training (including English and French language online learning resources) 
• Employment Support 
• Health 
• Housing 
• Government Benefits (including federal and provincial COVID 19 emergency support) 
• Immigration and Citizenship 
• Legal & Social Services 
• Ontario School System 
• Personal Finance & Income Tax 
• Credential Assessment 
• Consumer information 
• Shelter, Food & Clothing 
 
 
More information is available on our website: www.ymcaimmigrantservices.ca
Located In Community Kitchener
Address & Map
800 King St W, 3rd Flr.
Kitchener, ON N2G 1E8
 
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Intersection King St. W and Victoria St. S
Physical Access Not Applicable

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