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Afghan Association of Ontario

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-744-9289
Fax 416-744-6671
E-Mail info@aaocanada.ca
Website www.aaocanada.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Afghan-Association-of-Ontario-AAO-406208406217229/
Primary Contact Hayat Ahmadzai, Executive Director; Email: hahmadzai@aaocanada.ca
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Community and social services * registered charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Alternate Executive Ahmadsha Zamani, President
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 -- Full closure * essential email and voice mail checked by staff from home




Afghan Women's Support program -- provides short-term counselling to clients who encounter difficulties in adjusting to life in Canada and assistance in overcoming these challenges


Community services -- needs assessment and information and referral to community and social services * support with finding housing, child care, registering children in school and health care * help filling out government forms including housing and immigration sponsorship forms

Translation and interpretation services -- professionally trained interpreters with expertise in health, community and social services * translation and revision * immediate over the phone interpretation

Seniors program -- counselling and referral * seniors helping seniors

Volunteer and TV Broadcasting Program Assistance-- television broadcasts Friday nights and Saturdays

Youth Empowerment program -- monthly discussion group on issues such as employment, school problems * community collaboration with police and others * information about school choices, postsecondary education, employment * mentorship program

Hours COVID-19 -- Full closure
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Eligibility Citizens, landed immigrants, Convention refugees, and those intending to apply for landed status
Application Apply in person
Languages Dari; English; Farsi; Pashto; Urdu
Fees Vary
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
130 Bridgeland Ave
Unit 202
Toronto, ON
Canada M6A 1Z4
 
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Intersection Dufferin St and Hwy 401
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Immigration / Sponsorship ; Interpretation / Translation ; Multicultural Organizations ; Refugees
Service Categories Academic Counselling ~ Youth ; Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ~ Afghan Community ; Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Afghan Community ; General Counselling Services ~ Afghan Community ; Geriatric Counselling ~ Afghan Community ; Immigrant Mutual Assistance Associations ~ Afghan Community ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Afghan Community ; Peer Support Services ~ Older Adults ; Police/Community Relations Groups ~ Youth ; Refugee Application Assistance ~ Afghan Community ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Afghan Community ; Youth/Student Support Groups ~ Afghan Community

Agency Overview


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