Rexdale Women's Centre

Children's Services

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Record #: CWL0309 Last Modified: 21 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 21 Apr 2015
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Description & Services
DescriptionAn independent, not-for-profit, voluntary agency that serves high-need women and their family members  
This Program offers the following services:  
• Preschool Program  
Provides structured early learning opportunities for children 2 to 5 years of age whose parents are registered and attending English as a Second Language classes at the Centre 
• School Readiness  
Provides children 2 to 6 years of age, new to the country, opportunities to develop language, early literacy, creative, cognitive, sensory and motor skills. Parents accompany the children to the program and learn about their child’s development needs  
• Family Drop-In program  
Designed for children 2 to 12 years of age. Aids children to develop language, cognitive, sensory, creative and gross motor skills development. Targets newcomer children and their parents who have limited knowledge of English language skills. While children are learning and creating, parents are involved in workshops and seminars that develop better parenting skills. Parents learn more about their children’s development, are encouraged to use these techniques at home to foster continued growth of acquired skills and positive learning opportunities for their children. 
• Occasional Child Care Program  
To assist newcomer families in accessing and benefitting from services, occasional child care is provided. Available to parents with children from 19 months to 14 years of age. Children attend the program while parents participate and benefit from services. 
HoursOffice Hours: Mon, Tue, Fri 9am-5pm * Wed 9am-8pm * Sat 9am-12pm
Areas ServedEtobicoke ; Greater Toronto Area ; Toronto
EligibilityServices available to: newcomers, immigrants, refugees, Canadian women and their family/dependants
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
Address & Map
925 Albion Road, Ste 309
Etobicoke, ON M9V 1A6
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IntersectionIslington and Albion Rd
Office Phone416-745-0062  
Primary ContactFatima Filippi, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate ContactGuadalupe Herrera, Director of Programs & Services; Phone: 416-745-0062 ext 261
Other Details
FundingCity / Town ; Donations
Service Level(50) Non Profit
SubjectsChild care ; Children ; Community centres ; Drop-in centres ; Early childhood education ; English as a second language ; Immigrants ; Parent and child programs ; Parenting support ; Preschool children ; Refugees