The Welcoming and Settlement Centre





The Welcoming and Settlement Centre by ACFOMI helps immigrant newcomers in their settlement process and employment.

The Welcoming and Settlement Centre helps immigrant newcomers to Kingston with a personalized plan that evaluates their needs and guides them through their settlement process. A personalized settlement plan can include other services like language learning or entrepreneurial support with a mentor program.

Personalized Support for Immigrant Newcomers

To evaluate clients and guide them in their settlement process, a personalized settlement plan is prepared and adapted to each immigrant newcomer.

Settlement Workshops

The workshops offered by ACFOMI help immigrant newcomers gain knowledge about life in Canada.
The intercultural workshops are intended for employers looking to encourage the cultural awareness and reflection on the skills and experiences that immigrant newcomers acquired abroad.

The Francophone Services Guide

A guide of services available in French in Kingston.

Collective Entrepreneurship

The Collective Entrepreneurship training is offered to immigrant newcomers to help them gain the knowledge necessary to eventually create a social enterprise or co-op. This training for new immigrant immigrants provides personalized support to implement a collective business project.

Professional & Community Mentorship

The Professional & Community Mentorship offers training to professionals established in community, to train professional and/or community mentors. This will provide opportunities for immigrant newcomers to connect with professional mentors who exist in the community.

Job Market Access

With ACFOMI Employment Services, this program aims to prepare immigrant newcomers to work in Canada, with initiatives to improve job-readiness skills.

Thank you to our community partners

Our Mission

ACFO Mille-Îles strives for the development, growth, and linguistic, cultural, socio-community and associative vitality of the French speaking community of the Thousand Islands.

The employment, settlement, and francophone services are an integral part of ACFO Mille-Îles.

Our Values

We believe in honesty, transparency, cooperation, harmony and respect.

Wheelchair accessible

Baby changing table in the restroom

Monday: 8:30 - 18:00
Tuesday: 8:30 - 16:30
Wednesday: 8:30 - 16:30
Thursday: 8:30 - 16:30
Friday: 8:30 - 15:00
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

For COVID-19 reasons, our office will be closed from 12PM to 1PM. This change is temporary and regular hours will be restored eventually.

Walk-ins during business hours welcome

Appointments outside of business hours are available upon request

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