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YMCA of Windsor & Essex County
Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc.
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YMCA of Windsor & Essex County
 
  The YMCA of Windsor & Essex County is a charitable association which provides support to all members of the community. The YMCA was founded in 1868 in the Sandwich town hall. The YMCA has been offering its ‘New Canadians’ programs since 1948. The ‘New Canadians’ programs include Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC), settlement services and employment services.
   
 
Beyene Haile – YMCA Settlement Counsellor & Peace Award Recipient
Beyene Haile is a settlement counsellor at the YMCA. Mr. Haile was born in Axum, Ethiopia where he was the Deputy Mayor from 1973 to 1981. He has extensive experience assisting new immigrants in making their move to Windsor a smooth transition to life in Canada. He has also been very effective in increasing awareness of the barriers facing immigrants of African descent.

(Beyene Haile – YMCA Settlement Counsellor & Peace Award Recipient)
 
   
  On November 17, 2003 Beyene Haile received the Peace Medal Award. The award was presented by the YMCA in recognition of his work with the following organizations:

Immigrant Men’s Support Group in Windsor
Sudanese Community Group
Windsor and District Black Coalition
International Red Cross

For more information on the services provided by the YMCA of Windsor & Essex County please visit their website at www.windsor.essex.ymca.ca
 
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Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc.
   
 
Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. Logo
WEST Inc. is the Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc also known as West of Windsor. WEST provides programs and services for visible minority group women. They work closely with immigrant women to provide training or further education in order to improve their career opportunities. They also provide Language Instruction for Newcomers to
 
Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. Logo Canada (LINC) and settlement services which includes help with housing needs, refugee claims, social services and childcare. For further information on the services provided visit their website at www.westofwindsor.com
 
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Centre Afro-Canadien d'Échange Social
 
 
Urbain Ndondo Kangonzi, Pres. Le Centre Afro Canadien d'Échange Social
The Centre Afro-Canadian d'Échange Social provides services to Francophone newcomers in Windsor. These services include assistance in dealing with immigration, legal aid and social services. The centre also presents workshops aimed at assisting immigrants in their adaptation to life in Canada.

(Left picture: Urbain Ndondo Kangonzi, Pres. Le Centre Afro Canadien d'Échange Social Photo Courtesy Windsor Public Library)
 
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