At Centre for Skills Development, the health and safety of our clients and staff is our number one priority. We are responding to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation with the immediate closure of Centre for Skills Development locations to the public, until further notice. ‚ÄčIt's important to note that we will continue to offer our services remotely. For contact information about our remote services, latest updates about cancellations and closures, please continue to visit the 'CENTRE NEWS' section of our website, which can be found near the bottom of the Home Page.

Settlement Assistance

Are you new to Canada and Halton? Get the help you need to settle in Canada with these services.


Settlement Information Specialists

 

The Centre’s Settlement Information Specialists can answer your questions about settling into Halton.
 

Get information about:

  • Banking in Canada
  • Getting a driver’s licence
  • Accessing health care
  • Getting work
  • Finding child care
  • PR card application / renewal
  • Citizenship application
  • Special classes during summer (pronunciation, English to succeed, citizenship)

Appointments are available in Burlington, Milton, Georgetown and Oakville.

For more information, please call:

  • Burlington, South Service Road:  905.333.3499 x 196
  • Burlington, Millcroft: 289-983-9120
  • Oakville, Abbeywood: 289-962-5087  (from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
  • Milton/Georgetown: 289-983-9122   (Milton hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)

Commissioner of Oaths

**The health and safety of our clients, staff and event participants are of utmost importance in everything that we do. Therefore, given the current health concerns about COVID-19, Centre for Skills Development has made the decision to provide our Commissioner of Oaths services  remotely. For Settlement assistance or information, please call  1-888-315-5521 and select '5' when prompted or email newcomers@centreforskills.ca

You might need a Commissioner of Oaths to apply for a passport, verify foreign language transcripts, verify translation of documents, sign official documents, and more.

Get free assistance from  Centre for Skills' Commissioner of Oaths with signing declarations regarding:

  • Residency in Ontario
  • Legal name change and birth name correction
  • Translation of passport pages
  • Invitation letter for parent and family members to visit Canada
  • Parental consent for children travelling abroad
  • Identify declaration as per request of the requesting body/organization
  • Proof of Life
  • Certifying copies of:
    • Passport
    • Birth certificate
    • Permanent resident card
    • Canadian citizenship certificate
    • Foreign university and college diplomas

To make an appointment, please contact:

If you live near Burlington or Oakville contact:
Alice Maroti‚Äč, Commissioner of Oaths
Alice.maroti@centreforskills.ca
289-983-7665

If you live near Milton, Georgetown or Mississauga contact:
Alex Harchenko, Commissioner of Oaths
alex.harchenko@centreforskills.ca
289-962-1620


Newcomers Conversation Circle


**The health and safety of our clients, staff and event participants are of utmost importance in everything that we do. Therefore, given the current health concerns about COVID-19, Centre for Skills Development has made the decision to hold all future Newcomer Conversation Circles virtually for the time being.**
 

Improve your English conversation skills in a relaxed atmosphere and build your speaking confidence. Login and share your experiences and learn about your community. Held online, Wednesday evenings from 7-8pm.

For more information on the program please contact 289-208-5861 or newcomers@centreforskills.ca


Need more information?

Burlington, South Service Road location: 905-333-3499 x 264
Burlington, Millcroft location: 289-983-9120
Milton/Georgetown: 289-983-9122
Oakville, Abbeywood location: 289-962-5087

Or email newcomers@centreforskills.ca 
 

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