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|Record #||Organization / Program Name(s)||Address||Office Phone||Description||Hours||My List|
|MAL0076||Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre||3650 Dixie Road, Suite 103
Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9
|905-629-1873||Multiservice organization offering a wide range of social and recreational services to meet the needs of the Dixie Bloor community and surrounding areas offering Settlement Services for new immigrants in 19 languages, including American Sign Language, Disability issues, Family Reunification, Commission of Oath,* Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) and bridge to work co-op , newcomert * Employment Programs and job search workshops, counselling , mentoring and job development, l *Employment Resource Rooms, offered at 3415 Dixie Rd, Ste 402 * Mississauga * 905-206-0755 *Family Programs (including programs for children, youth & seniors), Kids day camps, volunteer programs . caregiver information and education call Wendy 905-276-6392 *||Office Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm||Add Record|
|CDR0046||Erin Mills Youth Centre||3010 The Collegeway
Mississauga, ON L5L 4X9
|905-820-3577||Offers the following programs:
*DAILY HOT BREAKFAST PROGRAMS:
Every school day for all school aged children, throughout the whole year
*AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS:
Recreation and Leisure activities from September-June at various sites in West Mississauga.
- Good Eats - Prepare meals as a group
- Girlz Club - Self esteem building, positive self image, basic cooking skills
- Boyz Club - Self -esteem building
- Drop-in basketball - Skills and drills
- Express Yourself - Expressing oneself thru drama
- You & Media - Learning communication thru media
- Pre-Employment - Resume building
- Arts & Music - Learning different techniques of Arts and experimenting different instruments
- Be Active, Eat Well, Feel Good - After School program partnered with the City of Mississauga
- Yoga - partnered with the City of Mississauga
- After School Programs in two locations: Homelands Public School
& Thorn Lodge Public School - Sports, Health & Wellness activities
Summer Day Camp (6-17yrs) and youth drop in centre (over 15yrs)
Spring Vacation Day Camp
|*After School 3:30pm-8pm
*Summer programs 9am-5pm
|MAL0092||India Rainbow Community Services of Peel, Branch Office||21 Regan Rd, Unit H & I
Brampton, ON L7A 1C5
|905-459-4776||India Rainbow Community Services of Peel is a charitable, non-profit community-based organization * provides services to immigrants for integration into Canadian society and to meet the social services, training and health needs of Peel's immigrant community * programs offered include:
Services For Children, Youth & Parents - provides culturally and linguistically specific information, resources and support to South Asian families within Peel region * offers parenting strategies to help balance families between settlement, integration and cultural identity * links parents with other community resources
Settlement Services For Newcomers - assists newcomers integrate and adapt into the Canadian society
Job Search Workshops For Newcomers - helps newcomers get into the workforce by providing assistance with resumes * interview tips * information on skills development courses and educational upgrading/evaluation
Programs For Healthy Seniors - Seniors Wellness Programs - provides group programs * educational, cultural and recreational outings * support groups * workshops * referral and assistance * will accompany clients to various appointments * provides health and nutrition information
Program For Women - provides crisis intervention, support and guidance to abused women * information and access to eligible government benefits * referrals to shelters and support groups and empowerment workshops
Housing And Support For Homeless People With Mental Illness - assists people with mental illness to find affordable housing, to set up their new homes, to care for themselves, to plan for any possible crisis and to connect with other supports and service providers
|Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm||Add Record|
|CMH0198||Lakeshore Community Outreach Centre Inc, Compass (The)||310 Lakeshore Rd W
Mississauga, ON L5H 1G8
|905-274-9309||Community drop-in centre * short-term food-bank * provides counselling * English as a Second Language (ESL) classes * employment counselling *lunches on Tuesday* coffee mornings * summer BBQ's * Healthy Living Program, * information and referral services * women's groups * volunteer opportunities, computer use and computer classes||*Mon 3 pm-8 pm
*Wed 2 pm-5 pm
*Fri 12 noon-5 pm
*ESL Mon 9:30 am-11:30 am
*Lunch on Tues 11:30am to 1pm
*Coffee Time Thur 9:30 am-11:30 am
|MAL0001||Malton Neighbourhood Services||Malton Neighbourhood Services
3540 Morning Star Dr
Missisauga, ON L4T 1Y2
|905-677-6270||Malton Neighbourhood Services is a non-profit, multi-service settlement/community support agency offering services in Mississauga and Brampton.
(The Brampton site is called MNS Multicultural Newcomer Servcies and is located at 3975 Cottrelle Blvd.)
We offer * job search workshops * career counseling * translation/interpretation * English language training for newcomers ( LINC) * computer training * information and referrals * programs for women, seniors, youth * home work tutoring for students in grades 1-8 * after-school girls and boys drop-in discussion/recreation groups * early years parenting/children drop-in programs (0-6yrs) * free legal and dental clinics * women's advocacy and supportive services * help in filling out citizenship / immigration sponsorship forms and other official documents including social assistance and supportive housing applications * ( MHRC ) Malton Housing Resource Centre.
|Mon-Thursday 8:30 am-8 pm * Friday 8:30 am-5 pm,
Legal Clinic,Thursday 4 pm-6 pm.
Dental Clinic First,and Third ,Wednesday each month 9 am-3 pm
|CDR0222||Nexus Youth Services, Nexus Youth Centre||Central Mississauga Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Road W
Mississauga, ON L5B 3Y3
|905-566-1883||Located in the Central Mississauga Library, the Nexus Youth Centre (NYC) is a place where young people can get information on community resources, take part in a variety of drop in recreational activities, or receive counselling and one-to-one support on a number of issues. NYC also provides services and programs including: internet access; resume/job search assistance; recreational activities (pool, jitz, dominoes); social support and skill development groups, and volunteer opportunities.
NYC runs many group programs including Life Skills, Girls Night Out, Exercise Program, Retail Training, Change of Perspective, Knowledgeable Films and Urban Readings
|*Mon-Thurs 10 am-9 pm
*Fri 10am-6 pm
|CDR0006||OEYC, Bramalea Gore Malton Springdale, Bramalea-Gore-Malton-Springdale||Bramalea Civic Centre
150 Central Park Dr, Unit 101
Brampton, ON L6T 2T9
||A member of Raising the Bar Peel
The Ontario Early Years Centre offers a range of free education and parenting services for all parents/caregivers and their children (newborn-6yrs): * pre/postnatal education * early learning & literacy education * parenting & family support/nutrition * speech & language consultations/workshops * Peel Public Health Workshops.* Parenting workshops. Programs such as: * Infant Mother Goose (Newborn-18mths)* Babies in Playland (Newborn-18mths) * Baby Steps (Newborn-18mths) * Infant Massage (Newborn-9mths) * Toddler Mother Goose (18mths-3yrs) * Shake, Rattle and Roll (18mths-3yrs) * Tot Stop (18mths-3yrs) * Learning Lab (4-6yrs) * School Here I Come (4-6yrs) * Lets Create (All Ages) * Scribbles and Giggles (All Ages) * Move and Groove (All ages) * Make and Take (All Ages) * Mother Goose (All Ages) * Read and Play (All Ages) * Game Night (All Ages) Check the website for more programs and further details. Three locations: Bramalea Civic Centre - MAIN SITE 150 Central Park Dr, Unit 101 Brampton, ON L6T 2T9 Malton Neighbourhood Services - SATELLITE 3540 Morning Star Dr Mississauga, ON L4T 1Y2 Springdale - SATELLITE 1090 Peter Robertson Blvd, Unit 208 Brampton, ON L6R 1Z7
|CDR0007||Ontario Early Years Centre, Peel Region, Brampton Centre||Heartlake Town Centre
180 Sandalwood Pkwy E, Unit 8C
Brampton, ON L6Z 4N2
|A member of Raising the Bar Peel
The Ontario Early Years Centre offers a range of free education and parenting services for all parents/caregivers and their children (up to 6yrs): Early Learning and Literacy Education, Parenting and Family Support/Nutrition, Information and Referral. 65 Queen St E, Brampton, ON Main Site: Heart Lake Town Centre, 180 Sandalwood Parkway East, Unit #8C, Brampton Satellite Locations : Check the website for further details * Kennedy 83 Kennedy Rd S, Unit 15, Brampton 905-230-1255 * Brampton Library (Four Corners Branch) 65 Queen St E, Brampton 905-495-3430 * Chapters 52 Quarry Edge Drive, Brampton * Kidnetix 190 Bovaird Drive, Brampton 905-495-3430 * Rose Theatre 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton 905-793-4841 * St. John Fisher Neighbourhood Learning Place 330 Balmoral Dr., Brampton 905-793-8900 Ext. 52611 * YMCA 20 Union Street, Brampton 905-495-3430 Programs: Drop-in (0-6 yrs) Informal opportunity for adults and children to socialize and play. Parenting resources and referrals available on site. Brittany Glen is open for drop-in during all hours of operation; for all other centres please refer to their scheduled drop-in times Infant Mother Goose (0 – 12 months) This interactive program promotes bonding between parents and infants, through rhymes, finger plays and songs. It offers the opportunity for parents to network, support each other, and bring about an awareness of community resources. Babies on the Move (9 – 18 months or mobile) For crawling, creeping, walking and running babies. You and your baby will enjoy singing songs and rhymes, exploring new sensory experiences and working on new developmental skills together. This program will provide an opportunity for adults to connect with others. Toddler Time (18 – 36 months) This interactive program involves songs, story and creative time for toddlers to enjoy with each other and their parents/caregivers. Move and Groove (Toddler 18 months – 3 yrs) (Preschool 3 – 6 yrs) (Family 0 – 6 yrs) This program provides an opportunity for parents and children to interact through music, movement and rhymes. Your participation will help your child develop physical coordination, social skills and creative expression. Discovery Time (3 – 6 yrs) A class that encourages children to explore the world around them through hands on activities that fuel their curiosity and makes science fun. Kindergarten Here I Come - Children beginning Kindergarten in the upcoming September (i.e. ages 3 – 6 yrs) This is an 8-week program for children entering Kindergarten the following September. Children will participate in activities that will prepare them for the school environment. Children graduate at the end of the session; therefore children attend only one session. For more programs and calendars check www.mpcrc.ca
|Heart Lake location:
*Thur 9am - 8pm
For Satellite hours please check www.mpcrc.ca
|CDR0012||Ontario Early Years Centre, Peel Region, Brampton West-Mississauga||57 Mill St N, Unit 105
Brampton, ON L6X 1S9
||A member of Raising the Bar Peel
The Ontario Early Years Centre offers a range of free education and parenting services for all parents/caregivers and their children (up to 6yrs). Pre/Postnatal Education, Early Learning and Literacy Education, Parenting and Family Support/Nutrition, Information and Referral Programs: Age Specific Programs: * Baby Time (0-12months) Parents explore early learning activities with their baby and network with other parents and caregivers * Toddler Time (12-24months) Parents or caregivers engage in songs, finger plays, stories, and activities *Mother Goose (0-18 months) Parents and children learn rhymes, songs and stories. Children improve language and pre-literacy skills. *Wiggle Waggle Fun (0-18 months) Parents and children participate in gross motor play, and singing. Children improve sense of self, motor, social and language skills. * School Here I Come (3.5-6yrs) Children entering school in Sept. Children prepare for school, as they engage in activities that develop their pre-reading and math skills. Family Programs for families with children (0-6yrs): Parents/caregivers with children birth to 6 years of age engage in play activities to support children’s social, emotional and learning development. A variety of learning opportunities are available to promote your child’s play-based learning. Staff facilitates a circle time with songs & story prior to the site closing before lunch and end of the day and at our satellites before the end of each program. *Creative Arts Program (birth- 6years) Children with their parents/caregivers get creative with weekly art activities and then participate in circle time with songs & story with residences of Peel Manor, facilitated by an Early Years Program Facilitator. *Music and Movement (birth-6years) Children develop coordination, language and pre-reading skills through songs, movement and storytelling. Parents develop practical skills to use at home to enhance child development. * FRENCH IMMERSION/FRENCH CIRCLE TIME Join us for story, songs, and rhyme activities designed to expose your child to French. 2 Satellite Locations: check the website for further details. * Fortino's, Bovaird Dr at Brisdale Rd, Brampton, ON * Barondale Public School, 200 Barondale Mississauga, ON * Courtneypark Branch Library 730 Courtneypark Drive West Mississauga, ON * Peel Manor Long Term Care Centre, 525 Main St. N. Brampton, ON * Contact number for all sites is 905-452-1973
|Check calendar for any closures. Note we are closed the weekends of statutory holidays and in the winter months when the schools close due to weather.
*Mon : 9am-noon; 1pm-3:30pm
*Tues : 9am-noon; 1pm-3:30pm
*Wed: 9am-noon; 1pm-3:30pm
*Thur : 9am-noon; 1pm-8pm
*Fri : 9am-noon
*Sat : 9am-1:30pm;
|CAL0380||Ontario Early Years Centre, Peel Region, Caledon Parent-Child Centre||Albion Bolton Community Centre
150 Queen St S
Bolton, ON L7E 1E3
|905-857-0090||A member of Raising the Bar Peel
The Caledon Parent-Child Centre/Ontario Early Years Centre is a non-profit community service organization that provides support, resources, and education that strengthen families and promote the optimal development of children. Parents and caregivers with young children can access a wide variety of free parenting and child development programs and family support services. Programs and services are delivered from a main location in Bolton, a satellite site in Cheltenham, and various rural communities through a Mobile Outreach Unit. For locations and detailed program descriptions, visit www.cp-cc.org. Children's Early Learning: Family Time drop-in sessions for parents, caregivers and children; children's play opportunities, creative and early enrichment activities; interactive adult/child early learning, literacy and school readiness programs (e.g. You & Your Baby; Mother Goose; Learning Through Play, Creative Kids, Discovery Time, etc.) Parenting Education: Pregnancy, parenting, infant health and attachment programs; parent/caregiver education workshops; couple/family enrichment programs; parent/caregiver resource library; Red Cross Babysitting Certification Course Family Support Services: Open Door information and referral services; Adjustments After Birth postpartum Support Group; onsite consultations and clinics for detection and early intervention; Let's Get Together support program for families parenting a child with special needs; child care information Mobile Outreach Unite: Families with young children can drop in for a variety of children's early learning activities, socialization, and parenting support in the following rural communities throughout Caledon: Alton, Caledon East, Inglewood, Mono Mills and Valleywood.
|Office Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 9:30 am-4 pm; Thu 9:30 am-7:30 pm; Sat 10 am-1:30 pm
Pre-registered Early Learning Programs, Drop-In and Rural Program Hours: see online calendars at www.cp-cc.org
|CDR0008||Ontario Early Years Centre, Peel Region, Mississauga Centre||Grand Park Plaza
719 Central Pkwy W, Unit 212
Mississauga, ON L5B 4L1
||A member of Raising the Bar Peel
The Ontario Early Years Centre offers a range of free education and parenting services for all parents/caregivers and their children (up to 6yrs): Early Learning and Literacy Education, Parenting and Family Support/Nutrition, Information and Referral. For information on programs and times please visit the website. * www.ontarioearlyyears.ca or www.familydaycare.com
Centre will be closed between programs 11:30 am-1 pm
* Mon to Fri 9 am-11:00 am; 1 pm-3 pm
* Tues 6 pm-7:30 pm
* Sat 9 am-2 pm
* Sun Closed
* Mon , Wed, Thur, Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm
* Tues 8:30 am-7:30 pm
* Sat 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
* Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
* Sat 8:30 am-2:30 pm
* Sun Closed
All early closures and centre closures are noted on our calendar - check web site monthly for any updates
|CDR0009||Ontario Early Years Centre, Peel Region, Mississauga East||3160 Tomken Rd
Mississauga, ON L4Y 2Y6
||A member of Raising the Bar Peel
The Ontario Early Years Centre offers a range of free education and parenting services for all parents/caregivers and their children (up to 6yrs). * Family time (0-6yrs) A program for parents/caregivers and their children(0-6 years) that focuses on promoting positive child development in informal relaxed environment. Activity stations, arts and crafts and circle/story time are available. * Adjustments after birth Drop in, non-professional peer support for mothers experiencing Postpartum Mood adjustments. * Baby Fun (0-12mths) Parents explore early learning activities with their baby and network with other parents and caregivers * Baby Sign Language (0-12mths) This basic ability to communicate before they can talk, gives babies a great boost to their self esteem, helps parents and caregivers appreciate the intelligence of their babies, and can dramatically reduce the frustration that parents and babies experience when communication is difficult. *Developing Literacy Skills An interactive program (3.5 - 6 years). This program focuses on promoting language competence in children. The children will develop and practice their reading skills and communication. * Focus on Science (3,5-6yrs) Fun filled hands on activities that enhance children's natural wonder for science through exploration, comparison,estimation and sensory experiences. * Jolly Jingles (3,5-6yrs) A program for children where they learn to use jolly jingles songs and actions as a fun and interactive way of learning letter sounds. * Family Esso Math (4-6yrs) Introducing games and activities that reinforce skills and develop math skills. *Making a Story Book. An interactive group experience for parents and their children which focus on rhymes, songs and stories for the purpose to motivate children to become mini authors. Parents/caregivers and children will spend quality time together assembling a custom book and the end result will become a treasure for years to come. * Music and Movement (birth-6yrs) An interactive program to introduce children to the concepts of music, movement and creative play to encourage listening skills, imitation and gross motor development. * Mother Goose (0-18mths) Parents and children learn rhymes, songs and stories Children improve language and pre-literacy skills. * Little Chef's (3,5-6yrs) Children participate in age appropriate food preparation with their parents. Learn about nutrition and the role it plays in healthy development of children *Toddler Time. A program for parents/caregivers and their toddlers 19–30 months. This program uses arts and crafts, structured activities and circle/story time. * School Here I Come. Children beginning Kindergarten in the upcoming September (i.e. ages 3,5 – 6 yrs). This is an 6-week program for children entering Kindergarten the following September. Children will participate in activities that will prepare them for the school environment. Children graduate at the end of the session; therefore children attend only one session. *Reading Circle. A program for parents and children (0-6 years) to promote love for books and discover the joy of reading, literacy through songs, rhymes and story books. 2 Satellite Locations *Brian W. Fleming Public School, 3255 Havenwood Dr, Mississauga, ON L4A3A9 *Central Parkway Plaza, 377 Burnhamthorpe Rd E, Unit 111, Mississauga, ON L5A 3Y1
|Call for schedules & hours
|CDR0011||Ontario Early Years Centre, Peel Region, Mississauga South||Turtle Creek Plaza
1801 Lakeshore Road W, Unit 101
Mississauga, ON L5J 1J6
|905-822-1114||A member of Raising the Bar Peel
The Ontario Early Years Centre offers a range of free education and parenting services for all parents/caregivers and their children (up to 6yrs): Early Learning and Literacy Education, Parenting and Family Support/Nutrition, Information and Referral. Main Site: Turtle Creek Plaza, 101-1801 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga, 905-822-1114 Satellite Locations: * Port Credit Secondary School, 70 Mineola Rd E, Room 127, Mississauga * 905-278-3382 ext 422 *Queen of Heaven Catholic School, 1198 Alexandra Avenue, Mississaga 905-822-1114 for info * Sheridan Villa, (Long Term Care Residence), 2460 Truscott Dr, Mississauga *Westacres Public School, 2165 Breezy Brae Drive, Mississauga 905-822-1114 for info A sampling of our programs: Drop-in (0-6 yrs) Informal opportunity for adults and children to socialize and play. Parenting resources and referrals available on site. Turtle Creek is open for drop-in during all hours of operation; for all other centres please refer to their scheduled drop-in times Infant Mother Goose (0 – 12 months) This interactive program promotes bonding between parents and infants, through rhymes, finger plays and songs. Babies on the Move (9 – 18 months or mobile) You and your baby will enjoy singing songs and rhymes, exploring new sensory experiences and working on new developmental skills together. Toddler Time (18 – 36 months) This interactive program involves songs, story and creative time for toddlers to enjoy with each other and their parents/caregivers. Move and Grove (Toddler 18 months – 3 yrs) (Preschool 3 – 6 yrs) (Family 0 – 6 yrs) This program provides an opportunity for parents and children to interact through music, movement and rhymes. Discovery Time (3 – 6 yrs) A class that encourages children to explore the world around them through hands on activities that fuel their curiosity and makes science fun. Kindergarten Here I Come- Children beginning Kindergarten in the upcoming September (i.e. ages 3 – 6 yrs) This is an 8-week program for children entering Kindergarten the following September. Children will participate in activities that will prepare them for the school environment. Children graduate at the end of the session; therefore children attend only one session. For more programs and calendars check www.mpcrc.ca
|Turle Creek location:
*Mon,Tues,Wed & Fri 9am - 4pm
*Thur 9am - 8pm
*Sat 9am - 2pm
For satellite hours check www.mpcrc.ca
|CDR0010||Ontario Early Years Centre, Peel Region, Mississauga West||Brittany Glen Plaza
5632 Tenth Line W, Unit G1
Mississauga, ON L5M 7L9
|905-286-4455||A member of Raising the Bar Peel
The Ontario Early Years Centre offers a range of free education and parenting services for all parents/caregivers and their children (up to 6yrs): Early Learning and Literacy Education, Parenting and Family Support/Nutrition, Information and Referral. Main Site: Brittany Glen, G1-5632 Tenth Line West, Mississauga Satellite Locations : * Meadowvale Town Centre, 6677 Meadowvale Town Centre Circle, (inside the mall, beside the library), Mississauga 905-567-4156 * Streetsville, 114-154 Queen St S, Mississauga 905-826-5411 * Forest Ridge (apartment building) 3420 The Collegeway, Mississauga 416-895-7516 * Erin Mills (Salvation Army Church) 3420 The Collegeway, Mississauga 905-286-4455 * Falconer (recreation centre), 6600 Falconer Dr , Mississauga 905-286-4455 * Erin Meadows (Long Term Care Residence), 2930 Erin Centre Blvd, Mississauga A sampling of our programs: Drop-in (0-6 yrs) Informal opportunity for adults and children to socialize and play. Parenting resources and referrals available on site. Brittany Glen is open for drop-in during all hours of operation; for all other centres please refer to their scheduled drop-in times Infant Mother Goose (0 – 12 months) This interactive program promotes bonding between parents and infants, through rhymes, finger plays and songs. It offers the opportunity for parents to network, support each other, and bring about an awareness of community resources. Babies on the Move (9 – 18 months or mobile) For crawling, creeping, walking and running babies. You and your baby will enjoy singing songs and rhymes, exploring new sensory experiences and working on new developmental skills together. This program will provide an opportunity for adults to connect with others. Toddler Time (18 – 36 months) This interactive program involves songs, story and creative time for toddlers to enjoy with each other and their parents/caregivers. Move and Groove (Toddler 18 months – 3 yrs) (Preschool 3 – 6 yrs) (Family 0 – 6 yrs) This program provides an opportunity for parents and children to interact through music, movement and rhymes. Your participation will help your child develop physical coordination, social skills and creative expression. Discovery Time (3 – 6 yrs) A class that encourages children to explore the world around them through hands on activities that fuel their curiosity and makes science fun. School Here I Come - Children beginning Kindergarten in the upcoming September (i.e. ages 3 – 6 yrs) This is an 8-week program for children entering Kindergarten the following September. Children will participate in activities that will prepare them for the school environment. Children graduate at the end of the session; therefore children attend only one session. For more programs and calendars check www.mpcrc.ca
|Brittany Glen location:
*Mon 9am - 4pm,
*Tues - Thur 9am - 8pm,
*Fri 9am - 4pm,
*Sat 9am - 2pm
|MAL0131||Palestine House Educational and Cultural Centre||3195 Erindale Station Rd
Mississauga, ON L5C 1Y5
|905-270-3622; 905-270-4011||Cultural centre * offers counseling on immigration, family problems, citizenship, legal matters and housing, in addition to referrals to specialized professionals and institutions
Language Instruction for Newcomers (LINC)- offers free courses to adults, childcare service (for participants) and transportation * teaches students to communicate effectively in 5 key areas: reading; writing; speaking; Canadian geography and history * offers classes from the Literacy Level to Level 6
Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program (ISAP) - provides comprehensive services to new comers assuring quick settlement and adaptation in Canada * services include: general information about life in Canada; healthcare, education, employment-related services, transportation, housing and social assistance, translation and interpretation, referral to community resources, youth settlement services * offers services in English, Arabic and Mandarin
Seniors Committee - organizes monthly dinner gatherings for the older men in the community to share food and thoughts * organizes activities and events such as card games, computer-literacy training, and field trips to festivals, national parks, and recreation areas
Youth Committee - aims to bring youth from the community together in a space where they can work toward common goals * youth mentorship - for youth at risk, as well as for students needing help with school work, university applications, standardized tests (e.g. LSAT, MCAT, GMAT, etc) * Youth Study Group & Oral History Project - in coordination with the Palestine House Resource Centre * brings youth and seniors from the community together to record the narratives and stories of our people, and to research, document and record these stories * group trips - picnics, paintball games, sporting events, theatre and music performances, etc * organizing social events and gatherings to bring people together, raise money, and showcase local talent * organizing sporting events, such as basketball and football (soccer) pick-up games and tournaments in the area, as well as supporting the community's athletic teams
Arts Programs - offers arts and performance projects aimed at preserving heritage art forms (such as dabkah and oriental/ Eastern music) * develops contemporary art (such as theatre and contemporary Eastern music) that builds on a history of Palestinian cultural production * hosts occasional art and photo exhibits, invites artists to give presentations about their work, and organizes trips to arts festivals in Toronto, Montreal and Detroit
Salameh Theatre Troupe - no experience required * theatre troupe meets to do acting drills and exercises * improvise skits * work together to write scenes and plays that express views on various issues and topics
Music Classes - for people wanting to learn and/or perform Sharqi (Eastern): Music of the Arab world, Turkey and Iran based on a very different set of scales and modes that date back thousands of years, and played on instruments rarely seen in Canada * instrument/s currently offered – violin
Dabkah Classes/ Dabkah Troupe - for beginners and Dabbeekeh * dance-form that symbolizes a connection to the land
Heritage Archive - In coordination with the Palestine House Resource Centre, the arts program is working to build an archive of Arab and Palestinian artwork, and art resources * materials collected include digitized artwork * books of and about Arab and Palestinian art * political poster art * taped theatre, music and dance pieces and performances
|Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5:30 pm
LINC Classes Mon-Thu 9 am-2:30 pm; Fri 9 am-12:30 pm; Mon-Thu 5:30 pm-8:30 pm
|CDR0069||Port Credit Community Church||4 Mississauga Rd N
Mississauga, ON L5H 2H4
|905-274-6564||A non-profit, faith-based facility that provides the following programs (secular and faith based curriculum vary by program):
Trained facilitators guide kids through divorce, separation and loss.
(Mon 7 pm - 8:30 pm)
W.E. CARE LUNCH
Lunch time for those in need.
(Tues 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Support group celebrating and connecting mother of preschoolers.
(Wed 9:15 am-11 am; child programming provided)
Activities, events, friendships and guidance.
(Tue. Sr. High 7 pm-9 pm & Thur. Jr. High - 7 pm-9 pm)
COMMUNITY COFFEE TIME
Coffee and conversation for those in need
(Thu 9:30 am-11:30 am)
GOOD SENSE BUDGET COURSE
Learn the principals of financial responsibility
(Weekend workshops; dates vary)
Other services include on-site internet access (for resource database search), information wall, referral, volunteer recruitment, Community Cupboard (food collection in support of local food bank).
|Tues -Fri 9 am-4 pm||Add Record|
|CDR0203||Rapport Youth & Family Services||155 Clark Blvd, Unit 11
Brampton, ON L6T 4G6
|905-455-4100||Aims to strengthen the social and emotional well-being of youth and families through counseling and related support services.
* Youth Counseling Program (12-20yrs) confidential, individual counseling; family counseling when requested. A quick response to referrals; client-centered, strength based, brief counseling; group services.
* Counseling Program for Families at Risk Rapport provides office, school or community visits; confidential counseling; counseling for the parent(s) and adolescent; a quick response to referrals; day or evening appointments; group services
* Eclypse Youth Centre(s), Bramalea and Central Brampton
60 West Dr, Unit 101
Brampton (Centre for Families)
A multi-service youth drop-in program for youth (12-24yrs) living in Brampton. (A number of local agencies collaborate in service provision in the centres). The Navigation Series covers topics including: legal, employment, education, housing and healthy living.
* Youth Arts Against Violence (YAAV) Provides an opportunity for young people to use artistic expression as a way to constructively deal with issues of violence in their lives and in the community. Modern Batik art, photography, Photoshop, music production.
|Varies with program:
*Counselling services Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm * Fri 9am- 4:30pm
*Youth drop-in services, Bramalea 1:00pm - 8:00 pm Mon-Fri.
*Youth drop-in services, Central Brampton 3:30 pm to 7:00pm Tues-Fri
|CDR0072||Silent Voice Canada Inc||50 St. Clair Ave E, Suite 300
Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
|416-463-1104||Silent Voice Canada is a not-for-profit organization providing services to deaf children, adults and families in ASL (American Sign Language). Services & Programs offered include:
* Special assistance A Deaf community worker is available for special assistance to deaf adults at the office (Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm) * Services provided include filling out English forms, making voice telephone calls or making community referrals
* The Family Communication Program (FCP) for families with a deaf family member. Silent Voice matches families with a deaf native signer who goes to the family's home to introduce the family to sign language and Deaf culture * Tax Clinic in cooperation with the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants, offers a tax clinic where deaf people receive help with their annual Revenue Canada tax return * The Saturday Program is an extension of SLSP throughout the school year at a local Community Centre * structured for children (5-12yrs) with all signing abilities.
* Sign Language Summer Program (SLSP) a summer day camp in American Sign Language for deaf children and hearing children who have deaf parents, sisters or brothers and is structured for children (6-14yrs) with all signing abilities * The Youth Program
an ongoing program to Deaf Youth (13yrs & over)
|Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm||Add Record|
|MAL0096||The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association, Peel Office||888 Dundas Street E, Unit B6-1
Mississauga, ON L4Y 4G6
|905-615-9500||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)
|Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm||Add Record|
|CDR0117||The Dam||ReMax Building
6850 Millcreek Dr, Suite 109
Mississauga, ON L5N 4J9
|905-826-6558||The Dam is a community program for youth (13-19yrs). All teens are welcome, free of charge, to come to the drop-in and participate in the programs, regardless of race, creed or colour. The drop-in provides a positive, healthy, encouraging and neutral turf environment that is drug-free and alcohol-free.
The Dam is a safe place where youth can hang out. The drop-in is named 'The Dam', because it is the hope that the drop-in is a dam that stops the flow of teens from becoming homeless street kids in the downtown core of Toronto. It is the goal to be the friends of youth and a resource to help them stay at home, in school and in the community.
Offers a safe, fun place where youth can hang-out and get help when they need it. Provides a positive, healthy, encouraging environment for youth by offering free programs welcoming all regardless of race, colour, and creed and developing long-term, caring, consistent, one on one relationships.
YOUNG MOMS' PROGRAM
Support program which gives young mothers a chance to set and attain goals, care for their children and care for themselves, while being integrated into a caring community. This is accomplished by being a strong support for young mothers and by providing positive relationship building with staff, volunteers and young mothers.
Individual counseling for young women to talk with a staff member confidentially about any issue or concern
Assist with housing and job searching
Referrals to other help agencies
Volunteer opportunities available.
|Office Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5 pm
The DFA (DAM Film Association) 7:30 pm-10pm
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5 pm
Discussion Forum 4:30 pm-6 pm
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5:00 pm
Dinner Program 5:30 pm-7 pm
Evening Drop-in 7 pm-9 pm
Young Mom's Dinner Group 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5:00 pm
Evening Drop-in 7:oopm to 9:00pm Fri S
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5:00 pm
|CDR0237||United Achievers Community Services||36 Queen St E, Lower Level
Brampton, ON L6V 1A2
|*905-455-6789||The United Achievers Community Services, founded by the United Achievers Club of Brampton, is a non-profit organization primarily serving the African Caribbean community. UACS is committed to strengthening and enhancing the quality of life of families and individuals by providing culturally sensitive preventive social programs, support, resources, education and training. Programs offered include:
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN PREVENTION PROGRAM
In an aim toward the elimination and prevention of the conditions that perpetuate violence against women and children, United Achievers provides racially and culturally appropriate services to women and children who are victims/survivors of all forms of violence.
Face-to-face Supportive Counseling
Telephone Crises Intervention
Women's Support Group
Information & Referrals
LONG TERM CARE PROGRAM
The Long Term Care Program aims to improve the quality of life of Black and Caribbean seniors. This culturally sensitive program has been successful in relieving loneliness, decreasing isolation, creating social opportunities, providing skills development, enhancing self-esteem and increasing independence.
Long term care services include:
Health and Nutrition
YOUTH SERVICE CANADA INTERGENERATIONAL PROJECT
Funded in part by Human Resources Canada, this venture provides services for the Summer Camp offered to local kids
Enhances and develops the educational, social, creative and intellectual abilities and strengths of students, especially of Black and Caribbean heritage, to their maximum potential. This will enable them to reach for, and obtain, success through the application of excellence in all their endeavors.
Aims and Objectives include:
To develop and implement a mentoring program that will assist students, primarily of Black and Caribbean heritage, to make valuable learning connections with their schools, their peers and positive adult role models in the community.
To enable the designated group to develop respect for self/others.
To provide relevant training and skill development in academic, social, political and economic disciplines.
To seek support and participation from caring professionals and individuals who are committed to building the community from within.
To provide purpose and focus for students who are marginalized, and who are underachieving in school and in acceptable social behaviors.
To provide the opportunity for participants to obtain scholarships towards post-secondary studies
To build a network of people helping people.
PARENT EDUCATION RESOURCE GROUP
Offers help if your child is attending school in Peel and you have concerns in any of the following areas: Suspension, Expulsion, School Reports, Parent Council, Learning Disabilities, Course Selection, University/College Selection, School Disciplinary Policy, Attending interviews/hearings.
The program aims to assist parents in:
Overcoming barriers that inhibit communication and becoming fully involved in the education of their children
Understanding their rights, accepting responsibilities, and building positive relationships with schools
Understanding the direct correlation between behaviors in the home and performance in school
Understanding school policies and disciplinary procedures
Becoming successful advocates for their children
Building a network of parents helping parents helping children.
The program also aims to assist school personnel in:
Understanding cultural nuances which impede positive communication with parents and students
Understanding and demonstrating cultural sensitivity when interacting with students
Adopting non-threatening and non-judgmental approaches in resolving problems
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
This is not a babysitting service
These programs assist students with understanding curriculum material; with the completion of their homework while providing an interesting and stimulating environment. After school programs include:
Crafts and Activities
WOMEN'S SUPPORT GROUP
Promotes self-esteem; decision making; coping strategies; parenting & life skills; custody & legal rights; group discussions; guest speakers. Provides free child care to participants.
A supplementary program of the Long Term Care Program, staffed by trained volunteers and/or Placement Students to provide service to shut-ins or temporarily immobile seniors.
Members of the general public and/or students from local schools/colleges are afforded the opportunity to do volunteer work with the agency. These people are crucial in enabling the agency to deliver the high level of service expected for the Programs/Services offered. Volunteers are able to upgrade their skill sets to enhance their employability, or gain experience in their area of study.
Opportunity offered to students from local high schools/colleges, to assist with the various services/programs offered by United Achievers Community Services. It enables students to gain valuable hands on experience to hone their skills and supplement their area of study.
Other services and programs offered as the need arises.
|*Mon-Thurs 9am -5pm
*Fri 9am - 5pm