Welcome to Bradford Immigrant & Community Services
Serving the Immigrant Communities of Simcoe County & York Region
Coming to Canada means adjusting to a new language, culture and lifestyle. The transition for newcomers when leaving their native country, family, friends, culture, traditions, etc. to Canada is often difficult & overwhelming.
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada
Remote assistance is available by calling 905-775-3343 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Limited in-person service by appointment only
Closed from Monday, December 26, 2022 to Friday, January 6, 2023. Re-open on Monday, January 9, 2023.
The office is closed for the summer. Please email email@example.com with any inquiries. Emails will be checked periodically throughout the summer.
OFFICE CLOSURE: Office will be closed for the summer from Monday, June 27, 2022 to Tuesday, September 6, 2022. REOPEN: Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 8:30am.
Bradford Immigrant & Community Services (BICS) can help you with:
English as a Second Language Classes
Information, Referral and Advocacy
Translation & Interpretation
Commissioning of Documents
Are you new to Canada? Do you want to meet other newcomers?
Families are welcome!
For more information, please contact BRADFORD IMMIGRANT & COMMUNITY SERVICES email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 905-775-3343
County-wide newcomer “Connect Ups” using the “Meet Ups” model to connect newcomers in their communities and train them on how to continue to connect up with each other using the site.
Newcomer Connect Ups increase connectivity to other newcomers and services. Computer training will be provided on the basics of Connect Up groups and provide new skills that give them confidence and self-sustenance.
Newcomer Connect Ups will help decrease social isolation by providing opportunities for newcomers to connect with each other, share their stories within their community.
If you want connect with other newcomers please contact:
phone: 905-775-3343 or email: email@example.com
Immigrant Support Group
NEW DATE AND LOCATION
Meets virtually the second and last Wednesday of the month via Microsoft Teams from 6pm-8pm
Download flyer for more information on the Immigrant Support Group (PDF)
Integration to Canadian Society Program
The Integration to Canadian Society Program is geared specifically for newcomers. Read More
Download flyer for more information on the Integration to Canadian Society Program (PDF)
Located between Toronto and Barrie in the county of Simcoe, Bradford West Gwillimbury has a population of over 35,000 people and is expected to continue to grow in the upcoming years.
There are some very important factors to consider before choosing a community to settle in. Finding a place to settle that offers good jobs, daycare, schools & housing can be a stressful decision.
Canada offers quality education for children and adults alike. Education is a very important part of our lives as it prepares us for employment and is vital for economic and social growth.
English as a Second Language
Learning English is one of the first steps to integration into Canadian society for many newcomers to Canada.