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African Community Services of Peel

Site: African Community Services of Peel

Service: Newcomer Settlement Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-460-9514
Fax 905-460-9769
E-Mail info@africancommunityservices.com
Website www.africancommunityservices.com
Primary Contact Eunice Mbugua, Programs Manager; Phone: 905-460-9514 ext 225; Email: Eunicem@africancommunityservices.com
Agency Information
Established 1993
Primary Executive Ms Wambui Karanja, Executive Director; Phone: 905-460-9514 ext 224; Email: wkaranja@africancommunityservices.com
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Newcomer Settlement Program
  • needs assessment
  • orientation and workshops on topics such as housing, employment, accessing government services
  • information and referral
  • interpretation and translation
  • assistance filling government forms
  • supportive counselling and escort to appointments
Volunteer opportunities and community engagement activities
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Etobicoke Central ; Etobicoke North ; Etobicoke South ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Vaughan
Eligibility Open to all newcomers, immigrants and their families; focus on African or Black Canadian communities

Residency Requirements: Peel Region and area
Application Call for information
Languages Edo; Fanti; Other - as well as other African languages and dialects
Fees None ; Membership available
Site Information
Located In Community Brampton
Address & Map
10 Gillingham Dr
Suite 308
Brampton, ON
Canada L6X 5A5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Interpretation / Translation ; Multicultural Organizations ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees
Service Categories Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Older Adults ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; General Counselling Services ~ Black Community ; Immigrant Benefits Assistance ~ African Community ; Immigrant Mutual Assistance Associations ~ African Community ; Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ African Community ; Interpretation/Translation ~ African Community ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ African Community ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Volunteer Opportunities

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