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Afghan Women's Organization

Afghan Women's Organization
150 Consumers Rd Suite 203, Toronto, ON M2J 1P9
North York East
Fahima Fatah, Manager Language Program (LINC)
Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Wed 9 am-7 pm, Sat 9:30 am-4:30 pm * some evening and weekend programs
Open to all * focus on Afghan community, particularly women, their families, refugees and people who have experienced war or persecution
Settlement services for immigrants and refugees
* needs assessment
* information and referral
* advocacy
* orientation
* sponsorship of refugees
* translation and interpretation
* escort
* assistance in finding housing
* health workshops
* mental health -- support groups, counselling, crisis intervention
* heritage language classes
* skills upgrading
* adult literacy classes
* seniors program
* youth program

Job Search Workshops (JSW) -- for new immigrants and Convention refugees, legally entitled to work in Canada
* 3 or 4 day job search techniques workshops, covering labour market information, access to trades and professions, resume preparation, networking
* extensive individual assistance

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 development including Afghan Women's Catering Group
* Afghan Sewing Circle
* media and overseas projects
* Settlement Program, formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program

Also Mississauga office 905-279-3679
Call or drop in
English; Arabic; Farsi; Dari; Pashto; Uzbek
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Easy access to elevator; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features; Designated parking at entrance
Non Profit
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Afghan Women's Organization
Address: 150 Consumers Rd Suite 203, Toronto, ON M2J 1P9;
Phone: 416-588-3585