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Afghan Women's Organization. North York Program Site

Afghan Women's Organization. North York Program Site
747 Don Mills Rd Bsmt, Toronto, ON M3C 1T2
North York East
416-422-2225
Fahima Fatah, Manager Language Program (LINC)
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Newcomers with a focus on women, their families, refugees and people who have experienced war or persecution
Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program -- needs assessment
* information and referral
* advocacy
* orientation
* sponsorship of refugees
* translation and interpretation
* escort
* assistance in finding housing
* health workshops
* heritage language classes
* skills upgrading
* seniors program
* youth program
* Homework Club with individual assistance and group work
* citizenship test preparation classes

English as a Second Language / LINC -- participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by YMCA of Greater Toronto -- see separate entry
* childminding available
* day or evening classes

Community Connections Mentorship Program (formerly HOST Program) -- group activities for newly arrived immigrants and refugees of all ages to help orient them to their new community and establish social and professional networks
* trained and experienced volunteer mentors assist, with focus on citizenship and civic engagement or skills and career development

Financial Literacy Project -- one month certificate course
* individual counselling and orientation sessions

Family Support and mental health services -- parenting sessions
* mental health -- support groups, counselling, crisis intervention
* Women's Circle
* Make the First Move -- yoga and zumba fitness classes for women

Community development including Afghan Women's Catering Group
* Afghan Sewing Circle
* media and overseas projects
English; Farsi; Dari; Pashto; Uzbek
None
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Non Profit
20-Mar-17
23-Mar-17
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Afghan Women's Organization. North York Program Site
Address: 747 Don Mills Rd Bsmt, Toronto, ON M3C 1T2;
Phone: 416-422-2225
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