YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

Site: Barrie - Bayfield St

Service: Settlement Workers in Schools Program

Record #: BAR3413
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 05 Feb 2024

Location, Telephone & Internet

Office Phone 705-241-2501, Immigrant and Youth Services Reception
E-Mail swis@sm.ymca.ca
Website ymcaofsimcoemuskoka.ca/swis
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Located In Community Barrie
Address 320 Bayfield St
Suite 63A
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 3C1
Intersection Bayfield St and Cundles Rd W

Contact Information

Primary Contact Monika Yosofzai, SWIS- Program Coordinator; Email: Monika.Yosofzai@sm.ymca.ca
Alternate Contact Dave Hamilton, Team Leader, Immigrant Services; Phone: (Cell) 249-288-2970; Email: dave.hamilton@sm.ymca.ca
Mailing Address 320 Bayfield St 
Suite 63A 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 3C1

Description & Services

Description (Service) Provide service for new Canadian children and youth throughout all local schools in the County of Simcoe
  • Help students and their families adjust to the new school system and community
  • Organize group information sessions, workshops and support cultural awareness activities
  • Help in translation during Parent-Teacher Interviews
  • Run Newcomer Orientation Week for newcomer high school students
  • Support families to join parent councils and other similar activities at the school
  • Continue to provide support to students and families throughout the school summer break
  • Settlement Services provided in-person and virtually (telephone, text or online) call or text 705-241-2501 or 249-288-2970
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Program Hours: vary
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
  • Parent(s) of elementary or high school students
  • children and youth in elementary and high schools
  • school staff
Languages Arabic - Reception, Interpretation; Chinese - Reception, Interpretation; English; French - Reception; German - Reception, Interpretation; Japanese - Reception, Interpretation; Mandarin - Reception, Interpretation; Other - Have staff that speak these languages; Portuguese - Reception, Interpretation; Romanian - Reception, Interpretation; Russian - Reception, Interpretation; Spanish - Reception, Interpretation; Ukrainian - Reception, Interpretation
Fees None

Other Details

Physical Access Fully Accessible

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