Rexdale Women's Centre

Support for Women and Families

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Record #: CWL0307 Last Modified: 12 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 04 Apr 2014
Record Details
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Description & Services
DescriptionNot-for-profit, voluntary agency that serves high-need women and their family members  
 
This program offers the following services:  
• Short Term Supportive Counselling:  
The Centre’s staff provides culturally and linguistically appropriate support to women when they encounter difficulties in moving ahead by providing them with critical pieces of information that enables them to have the confidence in making the right decisions and to overcome personal obstacles and crisis  
 
• Employment and Career Counselling:  
Provides assistance to immigrant, racialized and refugee women determine their career and employment needs and goals. Linkages are made with other employment related services in the community, as well as English language classes, training, apprenticeship and volunteer opportunities. With the right connections and supports, women can navigate the system more effectively  
 
• Employment Support Groups for Women: 
Provides employment support groups for women in their own language and helps them to identify strengths and address gaps they face when seeking to enter or re-enter the workforce 
HoursOffice Hours: Mon, Tue, Fri 9am-5pm *Wed 9am-8pm * Sat 9am-12noon
Areas ServedEtobicoke ; Greater Toronto Area ; Toronto
EligibilityServices available to: newcomer, immigrant, refugee, Canadian women and their family/ dependants
FeesNone
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Arabic ; Bosnian ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Croatian ; Dari ; Farsi (Persian) ; Gujurati ; Hindi ; Pashto ; Punjabi ; Serbian ; Somali ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Twi ; Urdu ; West Indian dialect ; Assyrian, Bengali
Contact Information
Address925 Albion Road, Ste 309
Etobicoke, ON M9V 1A6
 
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IntersectionIslington Ave and Albion Rd
Office Phone416-745-0062  
Fax416-745-3995
E-Mailadmin@rexdalewomen.org
Websitewww.rexdalewomen.org/index.html
Primary ContactFatima Filippi, Executive Director
Alternate ContactGuadalupe Herrera, Program Coordinator; Phone: 416-745-0062 ext 261; Email: gherrera@rexdalewomen.org
Other Details
Established1978
FundingCity / Town ; Donations
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Subjects
SubjectsCommunity centres ; Counselling ; Employment ; Families ; Immigrants ; Multiculturalism ; Refugees ; Support groups ; Women