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Organization: YMCA Employment & Immigrant Services - Niagara Falls - Lundy's Lane - Newcomer Services  
Phone Numbers: 289-296-8400
Fax: 289-296-9752
8123 Lundy's Lane, Unit 6, Unit 14 and 15
Niagara Falls, ON
L2H 1H3
Intersection: Lundy's Lane and Kalar Rd
Location: Lundy's Lane between Montrose Rd and Kalar Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: All sites fully accessible and on bus route
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Contacts: Gillian Pagnotta - Manager
Deanna D'Elia - Director of Employment and Immigrant Services
905-684-3500 ext 422 *
Service Description: Comprehensive employment and job search services * assessment of skills, interests, and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about careers and occupations, local labobur market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training, work experience * help in maintaining employment * information and referral to other employment and community services

Youth Job Link -- youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

Services for Employers -- help in identifying human resource skill requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests, and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

Canada-Ontario Job Grant -- financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees * available to small, mediun, and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees

Newcomer Information Centre (NIC) -- Information and referral to community and government programs and services that help meet newcomer settlement needs * group sessions on settlement-related topics * housing and shelter information, health services, legal issues and human rights * access to fax, photocopier, computers and internet * professional, multilingual staff available

CLARS – Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral System – assessment of English language skills for federal and provincial language training programs – referral to community-bases ESL (English as a Second language) and LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) classes – information and referral on settlement needs – funded by CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada) and MCI ( Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration – Ontario).

Fees: None
Application: Call for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Newcomer Information Centre -- Newcomers (Immigrants and Refugees)

Assessment Centre – Newcomers to Canada 18 years and over who are Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees, or Refugee Claimants.

Self-Service information and resources -- anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers

Assisted Services -- (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) -- people who are unemployed and out of school

Youth Job Link -- Self-service information and resources, any youth 15-29 years, including students * Job matching services, youth 15-29 years, including students, who reside in Ontario and are eligible to work in Canada
Languages: English ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Hindi ; Mandarin ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Urdu
Area(s) Served:
See Also: Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services

This information was last completely updated on August 2, 2017

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