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COVID-19 - Simcoe County Settlement Service updates

​​​​Bradford Immigrant and Community Services (BICS):

BICS is closing its Centre and suspending all programming until further notice. In the interim, they will continue to support clients remotely through online or telephone support.

Clients requiring any assistance can call the office number (905-775-3343) or send an email to inquiries@bradfordimmigrant.ca.​

For more information please visit: http://bradfordimmigrant.ca​​

Job Finding Club for Immigrants:

In efforts to slow and prevent further spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Job Finding Club for Immigrants at Georgian Employment Services centres will be closed to walk-in traffic until further notice. However, they will continue to serve clients remotely. That means this site will not provide face-to-face services at this time.

You can access all services by connecting to them with:
TEXT: (705) 315-0393 or 705-796-2016;
EMAIL: iwantajob@georgiancollege.ca;
PHONE: (705) 722-1505 ext. 4103 or 4110

For more information please visit: https://www.georgiancollege.ca/job-finding-club-immigrants/

Welcome Centre - Mobile Unit:

The Mobile Unit will be serving clients via phone until April 5th. Staff will be maintaining their regular availability of 8am-8pm, Monday – Friday. Clients can reach the Mobile Unit at mobileunit@welcomecentre.ca or call our multilingual communication line at 1-877-761-1155.

English Conversation Circles are on hold until April 5th.

For more information please visit: http://www.welcomecentre.ca/

YMCA ​of Simcoe/Muskoka - Immigrant Services​:

As of Friday March 13th YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka Immigrant Services suspended their in person services.  They continue to provide settlement support services via phone, text, email and zoom.

English Language Learning services are using remote and online services and platforms to connect with students.
If you are having contact with individuals who require support please have them phone or text - 705.241.2501. 

For more information please visit: https://ymcaofsimcoemuskoka.ca/immigrant-services/