Cross-Cultural Community Services Association

Site: Peel Centre Branch

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-615-9500
Fax 905-615-0622
Primary Contact Eliot Yip, Executive Director; Phone: 416-977-4026
Volunteer Coordinator Edwina Cheung, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-615-9500 ext 105
Site Information
Site Location Inside Mississauga Chinese Centre
Located In Community Mississauga (City of)
Address & Map
720 Burnhamthorpe Rd W, Unit 2
Mississauga, ON L5C 3G1
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Intersection On Dundas St E; between Dixie Rd & Cawthra Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name TCCSA
Former Name Toronto Chinese Community Services Association (April 2008)
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal - Citizenship & Immigration Canada ; United Way
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association (TCCSA) assists newcomers to adapt to the Canadian style of living and become the mainstream of the Canadian mosaic

Settlement Services Department - assists new immigrants to know more about the social system of Canada and help them to adapt to the Canadian style of living through our counselling services * services include one to one counselling * information workshops * orientation days for newcomers * settlement fact sheets * computer access * employment orientation * employment preparation program

Counselling services - includes counselling on education * immigration * housing * children's benefit * registration (birth, marriage, etc) * taxation * employment * health care system * citizenship * senior's benefits * social assistance, etc

Education And Language Training Department - helps newcomers become competent in everyday English * enhances Computer English learning * provides knowledge and techniques required for the process of applying for Canadian citizenship and taking the test * ensures the continuity of heritage language for the Chinese youngsters and provides sufficient reading materials in their own native language * services offered include LINC Classes (Level 1 - 5) * free child minding services * English as a Second Language Classes (ESL) - low, intermediate and high level * citizenship preparation classes - beginner, basic and intermediate level

Community And Youth Department - assists newcomers of Chinese origin to adapt to the Canadian style of living * helps participants to strengthen their communication skills and improve their quality of living * services offered include volunteer training * Youth Ambassador Program * women support group * senior support group * interest groups * Children's Day Camp (Spring and Summer) * ELITE - Evergreen Leader-In-Training for Exercise * parent support program * Damayan Filipino Drop-In & Information Centre (sponsored by TCCSA)
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Eligibility Citizens * immigrants * convention refugees
Languages English ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin)
Fees Membership - $10/yr/person; $20/yr/family
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Citizenship Application Assistance ; Citizenship Test Preparation ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Day Camps ~ Immigrants/Refugees ~ Chinese Community ; Drop In Centres ~ Filipino Community ; English as a Second Language ; Immigrant Mutual Assistance Associations ~ Chinese Community ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Support Groups ~ Older Adults ; Immigrant/Refugee Support Groups ~ Women ; Language Instruction ~ Chinese Community ; Leadership Development ~ Immigrants/Refugees ~ Chinese Community ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Chinese Community ; Public Access Computers/Tools ~ Immigration Issues

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