Ontario 211’s 2015-2016 Annual Report is now online. It has been a busy and productive year implementing major investments in technology that aimed at integrating our 211 Service Providers into one system. These investments have opened the door to new partnerships that will also benefit from our integration, efficiency and our exciting new Business Intelligence platform. Plus, we share why people call 211, how our Regional Service Partners support local initiatives and of course, our financial summary.
Click here to read the full article in the Welland Tribune.
Many communities across Ontario are getting ready to welcome thousands of Syrian refugees in the coming weeks and months, and 211 is here to help! 211 is available by phone, 24/7, in more than 150 languages to help newcomers learn about the services available, and understand how to access them. Click here to see our brochure in English, Arabic and French.
On behalf of ONLIS agencies, the Barbra Schlifer Clinic has organized and launched TWO online courses funded by the Law Foundation of Ontario (LFO) Access to Justice Fund titled: Connecting Legal Services to Interpretation.
One course is designed for Spoken Language Interpreters, the other for Legal Service Providers. Both courses are FREE and enrolment is now open!
Connecting Legal Services to Interpretation: A Course for Legal Service Providers is designed for lawyers, paralegals and other legal service providers. The course is intended to help service providers work better with language interpreters. The course is accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada for Continuing Professional Development credits.
Connecting Legal Services to Interpretation: A Course for Interpreters is an advanced online training for interpreters who have already successfully completed an interpreter training course. The course is designed to teach interpreters how to interpret effectively in legal settings.
Cost: FREE (until March 31, 2017)
To self-enroll visit http://learning.springtideresources.org/