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: 
•immigration and citizenship  
•education and training 
•credential evaluation 
•health services 
•language training 
•legal and social services 
•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
Primary Contact Antonina Boulkanova, Coordinator; Phone: 905-595-0722 ext 4000; Email:
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:

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