Janette Avenue Site
|Address & Phone(s)|
|Address||245 Janette Ave|
Windsor, ON N9A 4Z2
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|Accessibility||Partially Accessible - Parking, Entrance, Washrooms|
|Intersection||Janette Ave and University Ave W|
|Description & Services|
|Bus Routes||Dougall 6; Dominion 5; Transway 1C; Transway 1C Express|
|Description||Language and Skills:|
Open to Permanent Residents of Canada, Convention Refugees or individuals with a special Minister’s permit or possess an eligibility letter for Permanent Residence from CIC
Day Program: Mon-Thu 9 am–2:30 pm: Literacy * Level 7
Evening Program; Mon-Thu 6 pm–9 pm: Literacy * Level 5
Pronunciation Conversation Classes: Fri 9 am–12 noon: Level 1 and Level 7
Citizenship Preparation Classes: 6 weeks sessions * 3 times per year * call for details
Life Skills Workshops: * 6 weeks session * 4 times per year * call for details
Leadership/ Welcoming Group Session
Open to Permanent Residents of Canada, Convention Refugees individuals with a special Minister’s permit or possess an eligibility letter for Permanent Residence from CIC
Student Ambassador Club: Grade 1-Grade 8
Circle of Friends: Youth age 14-24yrs
Youth Leadership: Youth ages 14-24yrs
Homework Club: Ages 18+
Women’s Group: Ages 18+
Men’s Group: Ages 18+
Seniors Group: Ages 50+
Cultural Diversity and Anti-Racism Training Programs: * Open to everyone
Open to Permanent Residents of Canada, Convention Refugees or individuals with a special Minister’s permit or possess an eligibility letter for Permanent Residence from CIC.
Windsor Resettlement Assistance Program (WRAP)
Government Assisted Refugees only
Better Access to Services in the Community (BASIC)
Open to Government Assisted Refugees
Other Services (Not Funded by CIC)
Newcomer Settlement Program (NSP)
Information and referral * assistance filling out government forms * Commissioner of oaths for original documents * supportive counselling, problem solving * settlement and orientation for immigrants and refugees * Open to individuals who are Refugee Claimants, Convention Refugees, Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizen not born in Canada, Minister’s Permit Holder, or a person who received permission to remain in Canada for the purpose of becoming a Permanent Resident.
Translations and Interpretation * Open to everyone
Translation of official documents, brochures, pamphlets, flyers and other materials, translated at service rate at $35 plus HST per document (200 words and under), affidavits are provided with every document.
Interpretation Services provided by provincially certified interpreter at a service rate of $35 HST per hour (2 hours minimum and rates may vary).
Translation and Interpretation Services are available in more than 50 languages and dialects.
Language Interpreter Certificate Program:
In partnership with St. Clair College, a training program for individuals who are fluent in 2 or more languages to obtain the training and credentials to become an International Language Interpreter.
Nurse Practitioner Clinic:
Mon-Wed: at the East End site, 7761 Tecumseh Rd E
Thu-Fri: at the downtown site, 245 Jeanette Ave * Open to any client of the Multicultural Council who does not have a family doctor, regardless of age or gender.
Health Access Day: is held annually, every April to provide newcomers and immigrants with information on how to access health and social services * The Multicultural Council is the lead organization of a partnership group called Community Partners of Multicultural Health.
|Hours||Service at two locations:|
Downtown Office: 245 Jeanette Ave, Windsor
Mon-Wed: 9 am-6 pm
Thurs: 9 am-8 pm
Fri: 9 am-6 pm
Sat: 9 am-12 noon
East Office: 7761 Tecumseh Rd E, Windsor
Mon-Thu: 9 am-9 pm
Fr:i 9 am-6 pm
Sat 9 am-12 noon
|Eligibility||Newcomer Settlement Program (NSP)|
Open to individuals who are Refugee Claimants, Convention Refugees, Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizen not born in Canada, Minister’s Permit Holder, or a person who received permission to remain in Canada for the purpose of becoming a Permanent Resident.
|Application||Call for information|
|Primary Contact||Cleopatra Kierstead|
|Subjects||Awards ; Citizenship ; Commissioners of oaths ; Counselling ; Cultural communities ; Educational counselling ; English as a second language ; Festivals ; Form filling ; Immigrants ; Immigration ; Information and referral ; Interpretation ; Multiculturalism ; Official documents ; Orientation ; Outreach ; Reception ; Refugees ; Settlement services ; Translation ; Welcoming services ; Youth|