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Brampton Multicultural Community Centre. Brampton - Civic Centre Branch

Brampton Multicultural Community Centre. Brampton - Civic Centre Branch
Civic Centre, 150 Central Park Dr Suite 107, Brampton, ON L6T 2T9
Jimena Merlo, Assistant Manager, ph:905-790-8482 ext 201,
Salima Tejani, Manager-Programs and Services, ph:905-790-8482 ext 201,
Mon-Thu 9 am-8:30 pm, Fri-Sat 9 am-4:30 pm
Newcomers to Canada
COVID19 -- services continue by phone, email or video
* no walk-in service

Pathways to Settlement -- client centred program for newcomers providing an array of services under one roof

Information and Awareness Services which help newcomers settle including information and orientation on immigration, health, education and housing
* employment related assistance
* translation and interpretation
* forms filling
* referrals to government and community resources
* supportive counselling for individuals and families
* monthly information seminars

Employment Services for help to find meaningful employment
* counsellors work closely with newcomers
* needs assessment, personalized action plan
* develop job search skills
* one-on-one job search coaching, pre-employment workshops
* post-program follow-up and support, job leads, networking events, access to computers, printers, telephones, fax machines, photocopiers, internet

Community Connections in School in partnership with Peel District School Board, the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada facilitates the adaptation of newly-arrived newcomers to school and community life by providing support services typically needed by newcomers in their first year in Canada, focusing on information, orientation, advocacy, referral and access

Community Connections in Library in partnership with Brampton Library and IRCC programs include group information session and referrals

Peel Good Start Refugee Youth Project -- for refugee youth 14-18 years
* build skills to succeed in school, build positive relationships with volunteers and other participants and access community resources
* centres on 6 components provided over one year with all refugee youth receiving the first components on Mentoring, Orientation to Ontario and Educational & Recreational activities while those assessed at higher risk will receive additional 3 components which includes case management, family involvement and referrals

Mind your Health Program -- for immigrants and refugees from diverse backgrounds, ages 16 year and over
* culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate self-awareness program about mental health with the goal to raise awareness, reduce stigma and promote mental health and well-being enhancing a person's ability to adapt to change, cope with challenges, engage in productive activities and contribute to their community
* program offers supportive counselling, case management, peer support groups, mental health awareness sessions, life skills training, referral to more specialized mental health services
Call for appointment or walk in
English; French; Spanish; Arabic; Punjabi; Urdu; Somali; Bengali; Hindi; Gujarati; Interpretive Services; Bosnian; Farsi; Tamil; Dari; Swahili; Yoruba
Fully Accessible
Non Profit
Brampton Multicultural Community Centre. Brampton - Civic Centre Branch
Address: Civic Centre, 150 Central Park Dr Suite 107, Brampton, ON L6T 2T9;
Phone: 905-790-8482