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Names
Alternate Name ACFO Mille-Îles ; ACFOMI ; ACFOMI Immigration Services ; Association canadienne-française de l'Ontario, Région des Mille-Îles ; Bridge Training Program ; Bridging program ; Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program ; Immigration Settlement and Adaptation Program ; ISAP ; Programme d'établissement et d'adaptation des immigrants ; Settlement Program ; Settlement Workers in Schools ; SWIS
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
Barriefield Centre
760 Highway 15, Unit 11
Kingston, ON K7L 0C3
 
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Intersection Highway 15 and Highway 2
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and 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 * community support through volunteer befriending, conversation circles to practice English or French * help with connecting to language classes

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

Employment Counselling and Preparation
Bridging Services-- connects skilled or internationally trained professional newcomers to employment with job placements, mentorship, volunteering and networking connections in their preferred fields

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

Job Search Preparation and Training-- developing strong job search strategies and workplace communication skills

Employment Counselling-- resume help * job readiness clinic * employment counselling * skills and career development and help in establishing social and professional networks

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
Hours Mon 8:30 am-6 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-3 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Kingston ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Prince Edward County
Eligibility Newcomers * contact for details on eligibility for individual programs
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.
Languages English ; French ; Portuguese
Fees None
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Citizenship Test Preparation ; Conversation Partners ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Internationally Trained Skilled Workers ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-546-7863
Toll Free Phone 1-800-561-4695
Fax 613-546-7918
E-Mail info@acfomi.org
Website www.acfomi.org
Social Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter
Primary Executive Michèle Dubois, Executive Director; Email: mdubois@acfomi.org
Other Details
Funding Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Elections June
Print Material ACFO Info Newsletter * Directory of French Services * The Francophone Presence in Kingston - Past and Present (historical brochure)
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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