Service Canada joins KFPL to offer information sessions and clinics

October 12, 2023

Service Canada, in partnership with Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), is offering a user-friendly
option to access services for residents.

Newcomer Session: On October 26 from 2-3 p.m. at the Calvin Park Branch, newcomers to Canada will
get an overview of Service Canada offerings, including the benefits of Social Insurance Number (SIN)
acquisition, the Job Bank, Foreign Credentials Recognition, Employment Insurance, the Canada Pension
Plan and Old Age Security. No library card is required to register.

Indigenous Peoples Session: A dedicated session for members of Indigenous communities will be held
on November 16 from 3-4 p.m. at the Central Branch. Discover the advantages of the Post-Secondary
Education Support Program, Youth Employment Strategy, Assisted Living Program, passport service and
benefits for families. No library card is needed to register.

One-on-One Clinics: Service Canada will also host first-come, first-served one-on-one clinics at the
Isabel Turner Branch. These clinics will assist individuals in completing pension applications (November
30, 1-3 p.m.) and SIN registration (December 6, 2-4:30 p.m.).

For the pension clinic, please bring valid photo identification, your SIN and any supplementary
documents if applicable. For the SIN clinic, please bring a primary document such as a birth certificate,
proof of Canadian citizenship or permit, and secondary valid photo identification.

"Service Canada's presence at KFPL underscores our commitment to fostering inclusion, respect and
support for all members of our diverse communities," said Jake Miller, Librarian, Adult Programming.
"These events provide an excellent opportunity for individuals to learn about the valuable services
available to them, ensuring that they receive the benefits they have earned."