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CARE Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-521-1777 ext. 302
Toll Free Phone 1-866-515-0018 ext. 302
Fax 905-521-9333
Primary Contact Lourdes Vicente, Case Manager; Phone: ext 302
Alternate Contact Tina Novotny, Communications Specialist; Phone: 416-226-2800 ext 240; Email:
Primary Executive Ruth Lee, Executive Director; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served Burlington ; Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Kingston ; Kitchener ; London ; Niagara Region ; Peel Region ; Waterloo Region ; Windsor ; York Region
Located In Community Hamilton Central
Address & Map
Immigrants Working Centre
182 Rebecca St
Hamilton, ON L8R 1C1
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Intersection John St N and Wilson St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) CARE Centre is a government-funded bridge training program to enable IENs to prepare and pass language fluency assessments, clinical assessments and registration exams and to gain workplace exposure, employment, and successful integration into the Ontario nursing sector. 
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial
Service Categories Credentialing Program Development and Management Support ~ Immigrants (Canada) ~ Nurses/Nursing Support Personnel ; Foreign Educational Records Evaluations ~ Nurses/Nursing Support Personnel ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Internationally Trained Skilled Workers ~ Nurses/Nursing Support Personnel