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Indus Community Services

Service: Newcomer Services, Brampton Gillingham Office, Brampton Gillingham Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-459-4776
Fax 905-459-4347
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Primary Contact Daksha Mulla, Manager - Language Programs; Phone: 905-459-4776 ext 3222; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Primary Executive Gurpreet Malhotra, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-275-2369; Email:
Funding United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 -- services continue by telephone or email, offices closed, call 905-275-2369 or email * virtual income tax clinics, in partnership with CRA

Newcomer 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 * help connecting to language classes * workshops to reduce stress of adjusting to Canadian culture * supportive counselling -- short-term counselling to clients who encounter difficulties adjusting to life in Canada and assistance in overcoming these challenges * Commissioner of Oaths for verifying documents * online citizenship test preparation classes

Entrepreneurship Program for Newcomers -- Learn sewing and clothing alterations, with skills, knowledge and language to manage a small business * work experience * goal to become financially independent and self-employed

Community Connections Program -- For those in Canada less than 3 years * community support through volunteer befriending * orientation to the community and services such as banking, transit, education

Services for International Students -- Settlement counselling and orientation * employment information * information on housing, health care, financial supports, assistance filling documents and forms, referrals to community resources

Job Search Workshops -- support newcomers with one-on-one employment counselling sessions * employment related workshops and job fairs * facilitate the connection between employers and newcomers * bi-monthly

HR Bridging Program -- career building and job search program for internationally trained professionals with experience in the Human Resources field * orientation to the Canadian Labour Market * helps prepare for success in the workplace
Hours COVID19 -- services continue by telephone or emailMon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Oakville ; Peel Region
Boundaries Peel Region, Oakville
Eligibility Permanent residents, refugees or refugee claimants, citizens, Minister's Permit Holders, and people with work or study permits

Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;

Residency Requirements: Peel Region, Oakville
Application Call for information
Languages Arabic; Bengali; English; French - interpretation available upon request; Gujarati; Hindi; Punjabi; Tamil; Urdu
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Brampton
Address & Map
60 Gillingham Dr
Unit 500
Brampton, ON
Canada L6X 0Z9
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Intersection Main St N and Bovaird Dr W
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training ; Government / Legal ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Interpretation / Translation ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Citizenship Test Preparation ; Commissioner of Oaths ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Interpretation/Translation ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ International Students ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Tax Preparation Assistance

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