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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-546-7863
Toll Free Phone 1-800-561-4695
Fax 613-546-7918
E-Mail info@acfomi.org
Website www.acfomi.org
Primary Executive Michèle Dubois, Executive Director; Email: mdubois@acfomi.org
Address & Map
Barriefield Centre
760 Highway 15, Unit 11
Kingston, ON K7L 0C3
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Settlement Program (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program)

Orientation and Adaptation Services
Needs assessment and Information and referral to community and social services * support with finding housing, child care, registering children in school and health care * community support through volunteer befriending, conversation circles to practice English or French * help with connecting to language classes

Citizenship Preparation-- courses, tests and activities to help newcomers prepare for the citizenship test

Employment Counselling and Preparation
Bridging Services-- connects skilled or internationally trained professional newcomers to employment with job placements, mentorship, volunteering and networking connections in their preferred fields

Job Search Centre -- walk-in job search centre * access to computers, Internet, fax, photocopier, telephone * staff assistance available * resource materials * job boards * labour market information

Job Search Preparation and Training-- developing strong job search strategies and workplace communication skills

Employment Counselling-- resume help * job readiness clinic * employment counselling * skills and career development and help in establishing social and professional networks

Other settlement services
Settlement Workers in Schools-- assists newcomer students and their families with settling into schools and the community * outreach program based in elementary and secondary schools from mid-August to end of June
Hours Mon 8:30 am-6 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-3 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Kingston ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Prince Edward County
Eligibility Newcomers * contact for details on eligibility for individual programs
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.
Languages English ; French ; Portuguese
Fees None
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ACFOMI.SE.SI?ref=bookmarks
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/acfo_milleiles/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/acfomi
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ACFOMI
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Elections June
Print Material ACFO Info Newsletter * Directory of French Services * The Francophone Presence in Kingston - Past and Present (historical brochure)
Date Updated 08 Nov 2019
Subjects
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Citizenship Test Preparation ; Conversation Partners ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Internationally Trained Skilled Workers ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees

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