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Afghan Women's Organization. Scarborough Program Site

Afghan Women's Organization. Scarborough Program Site
2555 Eglinton Ave East Suite 211, Toronto, ON M1K 5J1
Scarborough Central
416-266-1777
Fahima Fatah, Manager Language Program (LINC)
Anisa Sharifi, Settlement Counsellor
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * some evening and weekend programs
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, full-time and part-time 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

Community development including Afghan Women's Catering Group
* Afghan Sewing Circle
* media and overseas projects
English; Urdu; Dari; Pashto; Uzbek
None
- Wheelchair accessible -- call for details * parking lot at rear
Non Profit
20-Mar-17
23-Mar-17
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Afghan Women's Organization. Scarborough Program Site
Address: 2555 Eglinton Ave East Suite 211, Toronto, ON M1K 5J1;
Phone: 416-266-1777
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