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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-579-9622
Fax 519-579-9624
Website www.ymcaimmigrantservices.ca
Primary Contact Pari Karem, Director of Immigrant Services, YMCAs of Cambridge and Kitchener-Waterloo
Address and Location Information
Areas Served Waterloo Region
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 Fully Accessible
Organization Details
Description (Service) Provide settlement and employment services to assist immigrant and refugees * Cultural Diversity Program * Language Interpretation * English Language Assessment and Referral Services * Settlement Services * Employment Resource Centre * Language Interpretation * English Language Assessment and Referral Centre 
 
Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral Centre 
Eligibility screening, language skills assessment and referral to government-funded English language programs including Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC), LINC Home Study, English as a Second Language (ESL) programs, Enhanced Language Training (ELT), Occupation-Specific Language Training (OSLT), and Specialized Language Training (SLT)
Description & Services
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm with appointment available on Mon evening for both Language Assessment and Settlement * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Eligibility Immigrants and Refugees; children, youth, adults and older adults 
 
Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral Centre 
Adults 18 years or older are eligible if they meet one of these criteria: Canadian citizens born outside of Canada; permanent resident; Convention refugees, protected persons or refugee claimants; workers admitted under the Live-In Caregiver program; applicants under other programs holding the initial letter of approval from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Application Please contact 
 
Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral Centre 
Call to book an appointment. Bring immigration documents (Original landing document, Permanent Resident Card, Citizenship Card). Allow 2-3 hours for the assessment.
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Multilingual Staff; Interpretation Services ; Multilingual Staff; Interpretation Services
Fees None
Service Categories Adult English as a Second Language Tests ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Refugees ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Syrian Community

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