Founded in April of 1993 and established in 1994, BICS is a non-profit, community based immigrant service agency providing services to the immigrant communities of Simcoe County and York Region requiring assistance.
Structure: BICS is directed by a volunteer Board of Directors. We are a small organization who employs ten full-time, part-time and supply staff. BICS operates out of one location.
BICS serves an average of 1500-2000 people annually which includes walk-in clients, telephone and on-line inquires.
BRADFORD AT A GLANCE…
Bradford West Gwillimbury currently boasts a total population of 34,965 people based on the 2016 Census stats. This reflects an increase of 46.7% from 2006 Census statistics. Immigrants compose 27.5% of the total population.
According to Census Statistics, between 2006 and 2016, the number of immigrants in Bradford West Gwillimbury almost doubled (+96.9%). The proportion of immigrants rose from 20.5% (4,885) in 2006 to 27.5% (9,620) in 2016.INTERESTING BRADFORD STATISTICS (Census 2016):
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Places of Birth for Immigrant Populations