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Agincourt Community Services Association. Dorset Park Community Hub

Agincourt Community Services Association. Dorset Park Community Hub
COVID-19 - Service restrictions in place during outbreak - call for details
1911 Kennedy Rd Unit 105, Toronto, ON M1P 2L9
Scarborough Central
Dorset Park Community Hub Coordinator, ph:416-292-6912 ext 303
Laura Harper, Senior Manager, Programs and Services, ph:416-292-6912 ext 301
Scarborough * boundaries vary for partner agencies -- call for details
COVID19 - Food bank open Wed-Fri 12:30 pm-4 pm

Food bank -- Serves those living in postal code areas beginning with M1H, M1P, M1R, M1S, M1T, M1V and M1W

Newcomer Services -- permanent residents or convention refugees

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)-- permanent residents, convention refugees, government-sponsored refugees or others eligible

COVID19 - Food Bank (prepackaged boxes) Open Wed-Fri 12:30 pm-4 pm
* case management support to newcomers through phone and online platforms (e-mail, Zoom, Whatsapp, Video calls)
* assistance to apply for EI for newcomers (permanent residents and convention refugees) 416-292-6912 ext 3

Multiservice neighbourhood centre
* food bank
* community engagement projects
* newcomer centre
* seniors programs
* financial literacy workshops

Food Bank -- for Agincourt residents
* by appointment only
* member of Daily Bread Food Bank

Community Engagement Projects -- Action for Neighbourhood Change Program (ANC) community development initiative, call for locations
* Civic Awareness Project for ethnic communities to increase their knowledge and understanding of Canada

Newcomer Centre -- needs assessment and Information and referral to community and social services
* support with finding housing, child care, registering children in school and health care
* help filling out government forms including housing and immigration sponsorship forms
* help with connecting to language classes
* Women's English Circle
* workshops on financial literacy and other topics to reduce stress of adjusting to Canadian culture

Citizenship Preparation -- offers courses, tests and activities to help newcomers prepare for the citizenship test

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada -- provides basic language skills in English upon assessment by YMCA of Greater Toronto -- see separate entry
* online learning option

Mentorship and Skills Building -- offers permanent residents and convention refugees resume and job readiness help, employment counselling, skills and career development in specific fields including food service, customer service, cashier training to help newcomers get entry level jobs

Lead agency for Dorset Park Hub
* other services provided by partner agencies including ACCESS Employment, Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere (FAME), John Howard Society of Toronto, VHA Home HealthCare, Youth LEAPS, Aisling Discoveries, Chinese Canadian Council, Madison Community Services, Extramile Ministries and Dorset Park Neighbourhood Association
COVID 19 -- New clients need to register at and bring the Client ID Number that you will get at the end of the online registration

Call or drop in

Newcomer Centre -- call for appointment

Food Bank -- call for appointment Tuesday or Wednesday * initial intake assessment discussion, income and address information, and identification for household members, may be requested -- call for details
English; Arabic; Urdu; Hindi; Chinese (Mandarin); Tamil; Chinese (Cantonese)
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Easy access to elevator; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall; Designated parking at entrance
Non Profit
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Agincourt Community Services Association. Dorset Park Community Hub
Address: 1911 Kennedy Rd Unit 105, Toronto, ON M1P 2L9;
Phone: 416-292-6912