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Catholic Crosscultural Services. Brampton Office

Catholic Crosscultural Services. Brampton Office
8 Nelson St West Unit 302, Brampton, ON L6X 4J2
Manjeet Badyal, Program Manager, ph:905-457-7740 ext 245,
Michael Raymond, Regional Director
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, also Tue-Wed 5 pm-8 pm
All newcomers including permanent residents, Convention refugees and live-in caregivers
Settlement services -- assessment and action planning, information and referral, supportive counselling, community outreach, education and workshops
* support with finding housing, accessing child care, health care and other community and social services
* help completing government forms and applications
* seasonal income tax clinic
* connection with community and volunteer opportunities
* monthly Service Canada clinics to assist with OAS, GIS, CPP, CPP disability and survival benefits
* weekly English conversation circle
* participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by Centre for Education & Training (TCET) -- see separate entry
* childminding may be available
* day and evening classes available in various locations

Employment Support -- orientation to the job market
* workshops covering job search preparation and strategies, labour market information, workplace culture, resume, cover letter and interview preparation, career information and networking opportunities

Women Support Services -- confidential counselling services for newcomer women and their children who have, or are, experiencing domestic abuse
* individual or group sessions
* short-term, goal focused counselling including the development of transition and safety strategies and information on rights and options
* crisis and support counselling to assist individuals seeking immediate assistance
* linking women to appropriate services in the community that address legal, housing, financial and long term counselling needs

Newcomer Mental Health Program -- culturally appropriate counselling in Hindi, Arabic, English for newcomer individuals, couples and families
* support and tools to manage the challenges of stress, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, parenting, family conflict, trauma and other life transitions through individual counselling and educational workshops

Family Literacy Program -- language and age appropriate family reading resources through a lending library
* activities to encourage and reinforce family language learning
Call or drop in
English; Spanish; Polish; Arabic; Punjabi; Portuguese; Urdu; Hindi; Gujarati; Farsi; Tamil; Dari; Malayalam; Sinhala
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Easy access to elevator; Designated parking at entrance - municipal parking, first hour and evenings free
Non Profit
Catholic Crosscultural Services. Brampton Office
Address: 8 Nelson St West Unit 302, Brampton, ON L6X 4J2;
Phone: 905-457-7740