South Asian Welcome Centre Inc.

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Record #: MAL0074 Last Modified: 04 Oct 2013 Last Full Update: 04 Oct 2013
Record Details
Social MediaWebsite Website: www.sawcentre.com/sawc/
SOCIAL_MEDIA_ICONWebsite
Description & Services
DescriptionSouth Asian centre, provides counselling with cultural awareness to the South Asian population offers individual, group, marital, addiction, anger-management, children and family counselling works with Peel Children's Aid Society to provide counselling to children and families through referrals (offered at office in home setting) assists with settlement issues, either at office or through a referral system educates the community about South Asian culture at fairs or through seminars, workshops such as our "Get To Know Your Neighbour" program.
HoursTue-Sat. 9 am-5 pm, by appointment.
Areas ServedGreater Toronto Area ; Peel Region
EligibilityPrimarily South Asians; but also serves other cultural backgrounds
FeesProgram - $15/Basic computer class ; Counselling is assessed on a case by case basis, depending on ability to pay. A basic fee of $25. per session is the suggested rate, client is informed of their expected contribution before sessions begin, no one is turned away for an inability to pay
LanguagesEnglish ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Tamil ; Urdu
Contact Information
Address30 Intermodal Dr, Unit 201
Brampton, ON L6T 5K1
 
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Site LocationAirport Rd & Intermodal Dr; North of Hwy 407
Transit InformationBrampton Transit: Route #30 from Westwood Mall, Malton or Route #20 from Bramalea City Centre; get off at Tim Horton's (Airport Rd & Intermodal Dr); 5 min walk
Office Phone905-790-0676
Fax905-790-8586
After Hours Phone647-338-1709 Dr N David  
Crisis Phone647-338-1709 (after regular hours) Dr N David
E-Mailsawcentre@bellnet.ca
Websitewww.sawcentre.com
Primary ContactSushil David, Administrative Assistant; Email: sawcentre@bellnet.ca
Alternate ContactNita David (PhD, Sociology), Counsellor; Phone: Dr David 647-338-1709
Primary ExecutiveWilliam D Virgin (BA, Bth), Executive Director and Counselor; Email: sawcentre@bellnet.ca
Other Details
Print MaterialFlyers, brochures
Established2002
FundingDonations - Private ; Peel Children's Aid Society; BCOQ; various churches
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Subjects
SubjectsAnger management ; Computer training ; Counselling ; Families ; Group therapy ; Marriage counselling ; Multiculturalism ; Settlement services ; South Asian community