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TR Leger Immigrant Services

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-933-9626
Fax 613-930-2691
Primary Contact Trent Carter-Edwards, Manager of Literacy & Language Services
Alternate Contact Rabia Zeeshan, Settlement Outreach Worker
Address & Map
600 McConnell Ave, Rm 205
Cornwall, ON K6H 4M1
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Physical Access Unknown
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 * help filling out government forms including housing and immigration sponsorship forms * community support through volunteer befriending, conversation circles to practice English or French * help with connecting to language classes * workshops to reduce stress of adjusting to Canadian culture

Translation and Interpretation Services -- volunteer interpreters when requested by social services/Cornwall Police/Cornwall Hospital

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

Language Training Services
English as a Second Language/French as a Second Language -- English or French for Life and Work in Canada * conversation and pronunciation classes

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada -- provides basic language skills in English [or French] * childminding offered * part-time classes

Employment Counselling and Preparation
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

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

Library Settlement Partnership -- workshops, one-to-one counselling, settlement referrals * English Conversation Club

Community Connections Mentorship Program (formerly HOST Program) -- group activities for newly arrived immigrants and refugees of all ages to help orient them to their new community and establish social and professional networks * trained and experienced volunteer mentors assist, with focus on citizenship and civic engagement or skills and career development

Group Information Sessions and Immigrant Women's Network -- Assists newcomers in understanding Canadian society, transportation, adaptation processes and more, in an informal group environment

Outreach -- Will come to other organizations to provide services and information (cultural groups, English as a Second Language ESL classes and more)

Satellite location in Brockville
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
Open to newcomers and immigrants to Canada * Community Connections Mentorship Program -- newcomers 19 years and older
Application Call or drop in * immigration papers or permanent resident card required
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Bus Route Notes Cornwall Transit Transit Route Map * Transit Schedule
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Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Date Updated 05 Dec 2019
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Refugees ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues

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