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Afghan Women's Organization. Mississauga Location

Afghan Women's Organization. Mississauga Location
3050 Confederation Pkwy North Unit #302, Mississauga, ON L5B 3Z6
Office hours 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 for mutual support and education
* youth program offering services in settlement, counselling, skills development and social events
* 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 Centre for Education & Training (TCET) -- see separate entry
* childminding available
* day or evening classes

Community Connections Mentorship 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

Markets Unlimited -- skills training, community craft markets
Call or visit website for information
English; Arabic; Urdu; Hindi; Farsi; Dari; Pashto
Fully Accessible
Non Profit
Afghan Women's Organization. Mississauga Location
Address: 3050 Confederation Pkwy North Unit #302, Mississauga, ON L5B 3Z6;
Phone: 905-279-3679