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Peel Multicultural Council

Peel Multicultural Council
6630 Turner Valley Rd, Mississauga, ON L5N 2P1
Mississauga
905-819-1144
905-542-3950
Jagdeep Kailey, Settlement Manager, ph:905-819-1144 ext 238, jagdeep@peelmc.com
Charmian DeGannes, Language Program Manager, ph:905-819-1144 ext 227, cgdegannes@peelmc.com
Office Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * walk-in settlement services Mon-Fri 8:30 am-6 pm, also Wed 6 pm-8:30 pm
Varies by program * permanent residents, refugees or people with protected persons status, and live in caregivers * Digital literacy -- Peel residents except for international students or temporary foreign workers
Immigrant Services
Settlement information and orientation to life in Canada
* needs assessment
* referral to other agencies and government services
* help filling in government forms and applications
* Commissioner of Oaths, document translation and interpretation with service providers
* crisis support counselling
* Youth Achieving Employment Project (YAE) research project to develop an intervention for recent postsecondary graduates struggling to find employment
* Mississauga Cycles cycling mentorship and do-it-yourself Bike Hub
* New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) where seniors help seniors learn computer based social networking skills, digital photography, event management, report writing and also a social and physical exercise club

Participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by Centre for Education & Training (TCET) -- see separate entry
* Enhanced Language Training (ELT) -- sector specific language training with job search workshops and a co-op placement
* English Conversation Circles (ECC), and ESL Home Based Business Language Training

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

Community Services Digital Literacy Training
* free seasonal income tax clinic
* mobile dental clinic
* Orientation to Ontario (O2O) webinars

Access centre for Ontario Electricity Support Program -- assistance with applications
Call for appointment or walk-in
English; French; Spanish; Polish; Arabic; Punjabi; Urdu; Hindi; Filipino; Chinese (Mandarin); Chinese (Cantonese); Pashto
None
Fully Accessible
Non Profit
01-Oct-19
16-Oct-19
PEL0539
Peel Multicultural Council
Address: 6630 Turner Valley Rd, Mississauga, ON L5N 2P1;
Phone: 905-819-1144
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