Achev - Newcomer Information Centre

Brampton East

Record #: CWL1135
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2023
Last Full Update: 08 Nov 2022

Description & Services

Alternate Name Centre for Education and Training ; Newcomer Information Centre ; NIC ; NICs
Description Walk-in information centre funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to provide free, up to date settlement information and referral for newcomers  
 
Provides information on: 
•employment  
•immigration and citizenship  
•education and training 
•credential evaluation 
•health services 
•housing 
•language training 
•legal and social services 
•recreation 
•finance and income tax  
 
Free Commissioner of Oaths services available by appointment
Hours Mon- Fri 9am-4pm
Areas Served Brampton
Application No appointment necessary except for Commissioner of Oaths service
Fees None - All services are free
Languages English ; Russian ; Spanish ; Approximately 20 major languages

Contact Information

Address & Map
263 Queen St E, Unit 14
Brampton, ON L6W 4K6
Intersection Queen St E and Rutherford Rd S
Transit Information Brampton Transit Rte 8 and 1
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-595-0722
Fax 905-276-6797
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-1179
E-Mail becnic@achev.ca
Website achev.ca
Primary Contact Antonina Boulkanova, Coordinator; Phone: 905-595-0722 ext 4000; Email: aboulkanova@achev.ca
Primary Executive Karen McNeil, Senior Vice President, Employment and Newcomer Services; Phone: 905-949-0049
Alternate Executive Agnes Wilczak, Senior Director, Newcomer Services; Phone: 416-435-2358; Email: awilczak@achev.ca

Other Details

Print Material Print resources for the settlement of Newcomers to Canada; fact sheets; business directories; Government of Canada publications (immigration and settlement); books; forms & immigration kits
Funding Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Service Level (50) Non Profit

Subjects

Subjects Computers ; Document services ; Immigrants ; Information and referral ; Orientation ; Settlement services