There are agencies in Simcoe County to help newcomers integrate into the community. Settlement Service agencies can educate you about Simcoe County and connect you with different programs and services available in this area. These services are funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI).
Settlement Services offer a range of services including:
- English language classes
- Information on living in Simcoe County
- Information on working in Simcoe County
- Referrals to help you find other local services
Services for Newcomers
Contact these agencies to discover what services are available and eligibility criteria:
The information listed below was provided by 211 Community Connection.
Bradford Immigrant & Community Services (BICS)
11 Holland St E.
Bradford, Ontario, Canada
YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Newcomer Services, Newcomer Settlement Program
*Please phone to arrange appointments in Innisfil, Midland and Bradford
320 Bayfield St, Unit 63A
Barrie, ON L4M 3C1
705-797-2020 ext. 22
Welcome Centre Immigrant Services, Mobile Unit
Locations in: Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Orillia and, Alliston
*Individuals and organizations can contact the Mobile Unit to request services at alternate locations
16655 Yonge Street, Unit 26
Newmarket, ON, L3X 1V6
The Learning Centre
*Please phone to find out more about English as a Second Language programs in Midland, Collingwood and Bradford
Bayfield Mall, 320 Bayfield St.
Unit 68, Barrie, Ontario
705-725-8360 ext. 321
1 Georgian Dr
Barrie, ON L4M 3X9
705-728-1968 ext. 5329