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Arab Community Centre of Toronto. Scarborough Office

Arab Community Centre of Toronto. Scarborough Office
1855 Lawrence Ave East, Toronto, ON M1R 2Y3
Scarborough Central
Rasha Mehyar, Settlement Manager,
COVID19 -- services offered online
Open to everyone
COVID19 -- all services and programs provided through phone, email, zoom, google meet, what's app and other channels whether in group sessions or individually
* location is closed


Settlement Services -- information and referral
* housing and legal assistance
* translation and interpretation
* escort
* counselling for students, individuals and families, liaising with Children's Aid Society
* youth counselling and parenting sessions
* orientation
* settlement
* refugee services -- referral and assistance with shelter, attendance at inquiry, employment, social, welfare and legal services
* social and cultural activities
* Ontario Community Participation -- volunteer placement program for Ontario Works recipients

Welcoming Syrians -- services for Syrian newcomers or sponsor groups
* support to facilitate the settlement process
* workshops on cultural safety and sensitivity
* GAR (government assisted refugees) Support Teams composed of settlement counsellors and volunteers
* contact through email form at website, or 647-878-4441

Youth Services -- settlement program encouraging civic participation and integration through a focus on recreation, sport, and mentorship

Access centre for Ontario Electricity Support Program -- assistance with applications

Employment Services -- Job Search Workshops (JSW) for new immigrants, Convention refugees or Live-in Caregivers, legally entitled to work in Canada
* 3 or 4 day job search techniques workshops, including assessment with a job coach, individual action plan, labour market information, life skills and preemployment workshops with resume preparation, networking
* extensive individual assistance

Problem Gambling Program -- culturally appropriate prevention, education and treatment
* outreach and public education to community groups
* individual or group counselling for gamblers or those affected

Domestic Violence Education Program -- counselling and referral for victims of family violence
Drop in or call for appointment
English; French; Dutch; Arabic; Punjabi; Ukrainian; Russian; Urdu; Hindi; Interpretive Services; Amharic; Armenian; Assyrian; Dari; Lithuanian; Tigrinya
Free * fees for non-settlement services translations
- Wheelchair accessible main entrance
Non Profit
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Arab Community Centre of Toronto. Scarborough Office
Address: 1855 Lawrence Ave East, Toronto, ON M1R 2Y3;
Phone: 647-341-2722