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Program: Newcomer Settlement Services
Organization: South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre
Description of Services: Direct and essential services to newcomers to help them integrate into their new society

Funds are provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) * services are provided in a culturally competent manner by multilingual staff and volunteers

Information and Orientation Services for Newcomers:
  • assesses needs and provides guidance to make informed settlement decisions
  • provides timely, useful, and accurate information
  • develops settlement plans to meet needs and help establish priorities
  • assists with appointment scheduling and registration for appropriate programs
  • assistance with coping with the problems of everyday living, and navigating the Canadian system
  • information on the rights and obligations of newcomers
  • one-on-one, family, and group information sessions to enhance newcomer integration into society
  • information packages, including web-based information sources and referrals to IRCC programs and other programs/services in the community
 
Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) Settlement Worker at library branch provides information and referral about resources offered by the library and the community * program offered in partnership with London Public Library
 
Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) Assists newcomer students and their families settle into school and community * program offered in partnership with the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB), the London Catholic District School Board (LCDSB), and community agencies

Requirements
Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Newcomers
Application: Call or drop in * no referral required
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English ; Arabic ; Spanish
Area(s) Served: London

Contact Information
Phone Numbers: 519-686-8600
Fax: 519-686-8467
Email: info@slnrc.org
Website: www.slnrc.org
Address: Jalna Branch Library Building
1119 Jalna Blvd
London, ON
N6E 3B3
Intersection: Jalna Blvd and Bradley Ave
Location: London
Hours: Information and Orientation: Mon-Thu 9am-7pm * Fri, Sat 9am-5pm
 
This information is provided by thehealthline.ca. It was last completely updated on: 7/31/2017

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