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Arab Community Centre of Toronto

Arab Community Centre of Toronto
555 Burnhamthorpe Rd Suite 209, Toronto, ON M9C 2Y3
Etobicoke Central
Zena Al Hamdan, Programs Manager, ph:416-231-7746 ext 231,
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Open to everyone
Settlement Services (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program) and Newcomer Settlement Program -- 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
* also offered at 1 Resurrection Rd, 416-533-3292 ; 898 Markham Rd, 416-439-0767 -- 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

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; Amharic; Armenian; Assyrian; Dari; Lithuanian; Tigrinya
Free * fees for non-settlement services translations
- Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms * designated parking
Non Profit; Registered Charity
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Arab Community Centre of Toronto
Address: 555 Burnhamthorpe Rd Suite 209, Toronto, ON M9C 2Y3;
Phone: 416-231-7746