Multicultural Association of Carleton County Inc. (MACC)

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Contact Information
Office Phone 506-328-4690
Fax 506-328-3383
E-Mail staff@maccnb.ca
Website www.maccnb.ca
Primary Contact Celeste Roberts, Programme Director, MACC; Phone: 506-392-6011; Fax: 506-392-6411; Email: celeste@maccnb.ca
Alternate Contact Dawn Wilson, Administrative Assistant; Email: dawn@maccnb.ca
Description & Services
Cross Reference MACC
Description of service(s) Mission 
MACC’s goals are to facilitate contact and communications between persons of different cultural backgrounds. To foster harmonious relationships among all cultural groups and individuals. To raise public consciousness and acceptance of Multiculturalism, to assist newcomers to become established in the community. To act as an advocate on issues dealing with multiculturalism.  
 
Description 
- Settlement Services  
o Find Accommodations, furnishing and supplies for home 
o Seek medical and health care and education services for children 
o Give directions for purchasing amenities 
o Guide newcomers to other community or social services as they are required 
o Provide opportunities for newcomers to learn Canadian customs 
o Information sessions, workshops, to facilitate integration in to the community  
o Social events to promote ethnic diversity 
 
-English Second Language Training  
o Employment Language training 
o Distance learning 
o Online learning 
o Traditional classroom techniques 
o Cultural bridging activities in community 
o Course personalized to clients’ needs 
 
- Employment Counselling  
o One-on-one employment counseling to determine needs 
o Cover letters and resume writing  
o Professional portfolio development and Prior Learning Assessment and recognition 
o Networking 
o Interview practice 
o Job placement for qualified individuals 
o Connecting with employers  
 
- Community involvement and Volunteering  
o Program to promote newcomers feel more involved and accepted by the community 
o Recruit local individuals and families interested in forming friendships with newcomers 
o Partner with service groups to build community awareness and participation 
o Educational sessions are given to the community to raise awareness and acceptance of newcomers 
o Provide newcomers to the opportunity to be involved in the community by volunteering
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am - 4:30 pm
Dates Program is Offered All Year
Areas Served Carleton County and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
MACC's services are free to all non Canadian citizen newcomers over the age of 18 years. Settlement Services are applicable to the whole family regardless of age.
Application Call for application details
Languages English ; French
Fees Membership ; Membership in MACC is encouraged and paid annually. For newcomers, the first year in the area entitles them to a free membership for that year.
Location information
Located In Community Florenceville
Address & Map
645/647 Main St
Woodstock, NB E7M 2C7
 
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Accessibility Fully Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival***
Other Details
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Elections AGM in October
Print Material Brochure- MACC's Services
Designated Day/Week/Month/ Events Final Friday of each month is a Pot Luck Supper with all newcomers and community invited.
Subjects
Service Categories English as a Second Language ; Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs

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