QUINTE UNITED IMMIGRANT SERVICES
We offer direct, essential services to meet the needs of newcomers anytime after their arrival in Canada.Our services include, but are not limited to:
- translation / interpretation
- referral to community resources
- solution focused counselling
- employment related services
REMEMBER - QUIS hosts various monthly information sessions geared towards helping newcomers to the greater Quinte area integrate smoothly. These events are free of charge and provide helpful advice on a broad array of topics in the social, financial, and healthcare fields. Events range from how to acquire childcare subsidies to how to apply for a mortgage as a newcomer to Canada. Please contact our office today for further information 613-968-7723.
QUIS is funded by the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and the United Way of Quinte.
Community Connections Program
QUIS is proud to announce the Community Connections program. These Community events are held throughout the year! These events are designed to help newcomers to the Belleville and Greater Quinte area mingle with local Canadian residents through fun and fellowship. Some of our community connections programs include men's, women's and youth conversation circles (held weekly), BBQ's, Pot Lucks, Movie Nights, Halloween and Holiday parties. The goal of this program is to help integrate newcomers to Quinte with the locals through companionship.
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Local Immigraton Partnership
QUIS is pleased to announce the launch of the Quinte Local Immigration Partnership (QLIP)! Through funding by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, we have formed a partnership council with a variety of organizations in the community. The partnership council will lead the QLIP initiative to examine the current services available and consider how the system could be strengthened to promote the short and long-term settlement for newcomers to the Quinte area.
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On-line Interpreter Training Program
An on-line Interpreter Training Program is available! You can become a Certified Freelance Interpreter.
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