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Parkdale Intercultural Association. Main Location

Parkdale Intercultural Association. Main Location
1257 Queen St West, Toronto, ON M6K 1L5
Toronto Downtown West
Marek Kurek, Office Manager, ph:416-536-4420 ext 25
Kim Lee, Intake Worker, ph:416-536-4420 ext 21
Bloor St W (north) to Lake Ontario (south), Parkside Dr (west) to Dovercourt Rd (east)
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, also Tue, Thu 5 pm-8:30 pm
Open to all * LINC Program -- permanent residents/landed immigrants or Convention refugees
Settlement Program and Newcomer Settlement Program -- needs assessment and referral, information and orientation
* translation and interpretation
* assistance with government applications and form filling
* citizenship classes and facilitation of ceremonies in partnership
* drivers licence written test preparation classes
* computer classes
* participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by YMCA of Greater Toronto, childminding and TTC tokens available -- see separate entry

Employment services
* drop-in resource centre
* referral to employment centres
* job search training
* resume preparation
* workshops
* access to computers, Internet, fax, photocopier

Newcomer Youth Program -- social, educational and recreational services
* information and outreach
* employment assistance
* peer tutoring
* leadership development
* in partnership with Parkdale Community Information Centre, 1303 Queen St W

Educational and cultural activities
* year round income tax clinic for up to 10 years past by appointment, seasonal income tax clinic with West Neighbourhood House
* anti-racism and access and equity programs
* community events, festivals

Child Minding Training Program in partnership with Davenport Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre, and Queen West Community Health Centre
Drop in or call for appointment
English; Spanish; Polish; Hungarian; Punjabi; Japanese; Hindi; Filipino; Chinese (Mandarin); Tamil; Chinese (Cantonese); Nepali; Tibetan; Vietnamese
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall - Street parking close to entrance
Non Profit
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Parkdale Intercultural Association. Main Location
Address: 1257 Queen St West, Toronto, ON M6K 1L5;
Phone: 416-536-4420