Community Development Council Durham

Service: Community Connections Program

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-686-2661
Fax 905-686-4157
Website www.cdcd.org
Located In Community Ajax
Address 458 Fairall St, Unit 4
Ajax, ON L1S 1R6
 
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Intersection Westney Rd and Fairall St, just south of 401
Contact Information
Primary Contact Katelin Grant, Settlement Worker; Phone: ext 102; Email: kgrant@cdcd.org
Alternate Contact Maria Abogado, Community Worker; Phone: ext 109; Email: mabogado@cdcd.org
Volunteer Coordinator Bozena Stobinska, Settlement Worker; Phone: ext 103; Email: bstobinska@cdcd.org
Update Email (Private) bstobinska@cdcd.org
Description & Services
Description (Service) Community Connections Program (formerly HOST Program) -- group activities, including walking group June-August, for newly arrived immigrants and refugees of all ages to help orient them to their new community and establish social and professional networks * trained and experienced volunteer mentors assist, with focus on citizenship and civic engagement or skills and career development * improve English language skills
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Durham Region
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
 
Newcomers 19 years or over * immigration papers or permanent resident card  
 
Volunteers must be 23 years or over * must have a minimum of three years living experience in Canada * able to assist new immigrants learn about the system and services available, fairly fluent in English
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Polish ; Spanish
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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