YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

Site: Barrie - 320 Bayfield St

Service: Immigrant Services - Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

Record Details
Source From iCarol Yes
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone Reception Immigrant Services 705-241-2501
Fax 705-797-2022
E-Mail dave.hamilton@sm.ymca.ca
Website https://ymcaofsimcoemuskoka.ca/immigrant-services/
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Site Location YMCA Immigrant Services - Located in the Bayfield Mall - 320 Bayfield Street
Located In Community Barrie
Address Bayfield Mall
320 Bayfield St, Suite 63A
Barrie, ON L4M 3C1
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Intersection Bayfield St and Hwy 400
Contact Information
Primary Contact Alaa Alasaad, Administrative Assistant; Email: alaa.alasaad@sm.ymca.ca
Primary Executive Dave Hamilton, Team Leader, Immigrant Services Services
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
  • In-person services are suspended at this time including English Language Classes and Care for Newcomer Children Program  
  • continue to provide settlement support services by telephone, text or using online resources 
  • for support or for more information, call or text 705-241-2501 or 249-288-2907
Regular Service 
  • Language instruction for newcomers to Canada including reading, writing, listening and speaking skills 
  • free childcare for children aged 6 months to 4 years for those registered in the program levels 1 through 6
Hours COVID-19 Response 
  • Office is closed at this time, for more information, call or text 705-241-2501 or 249-288-2907
Regular Hours 
  • Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
  • Classes: 9:15 am-2:15 pm Sep-Jun
Areas Served Simcoe County - Services provided in Barrie, Midland, Innisfil and Bradford * Language classes in Barrie only
  • Due to funding restrictions English Language Classes are offered to permanent residents only 
  • Settlement Services are available to all immigrants and newcomers - regardless of status in Canada
  • Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment test required prior to placement 
  • Call 705-241-2501 for information
Languages English ; Arabic - Reception, Interpretation ; Chinese (Cantonese) - Reception, Interpretation ; Chinese (Mandarin) - Reception, Interpretation ; Farsi - Reception, Interpretation ; Romanian - Reception, Interpretation ; Russian - Reception, Interpretation ; Ukrainian - Reception, Interpretation
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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