India Rainbow Community Services of Peel

Head Office, Mississauga

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Record #: MAL0094 Last Modified: 08 May 2013 Last Full Update: 08 May 2013
Record Details
Social MediaWebsite Website: www.indiarainbow.org/
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Description & Services
DescriptionIndia 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 Youth - provides supportive counselling for parents and youth on problems arising from the duality of cultures * group discussions at high schools * workshops for youth * workshops for school counselors, teachers, mainstream social workers, social service agencies and hospitals

Settlement Services For Newcomers - assists newcomers integrate and adapt into the Canadian society

Language Instruction For Newcomers To Canada (LINC) - offers English classes to new immigrants as well as English Conversation Classes

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

Long Term Care (LTC) - offers support to elderly clients who have chronic illnesses and disabilities, such as Alzheimer's, who need help on a long term basis * drop-in-centre * day programs * information sessions * recreational activities * friendly visiting * reassurance checks * caregiver support (see Rainbow Adult Day Centre for Long Term Care record for more details)

Seniors Wellness Program - provides edication about helathy lifestyles, group programs * educational, cultural and recreational outings * support groups * workshops * referral and assistance * will accompany clients to various appointments * provides health and nutrition information

Programs 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

Volunteer Opportunities-Volunteers welcome in most programs. We provide valuable work experience, reference letters and annual recognition.
HoursMon-Friday 9 am - 4:30 pm
Areas ServedPeel Region
FeesMembership - $10/yr/person; $15/yr/family ; Optional Membership - $10/yr/person; $15/yr/family
LanguagesEnglish ; Bengali ; Gujurati ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Tamil ; Urdu ; Kannada, Tulu, Konkani
Contact Information
Address3038 Hurontario St, Ste 206 & Unit 1
Mississauga, ON L5B 3B9
 
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IntersectionHurontario St (Hwy 10) & Dundas St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office Phone905-275-2369
Fax905-275-6799
E-Mailircs@indiarainbow.org
Websitewww.indiarainbow.org
Primary ContactKitty Chadda, Executive Director
Alternate ContactManju Panchapakesan, Director, Operations
Primary ExecutiveSamuel Malvea, President
Alternate ExecutiveNazli Rehman, Vice President
Volunteer CoordinatorSweety Khanija, Volunteer Co-ordinator; Phone: 905-507-6099
Other Details
Print MaterialQuarterly newsletter, AGM report, brochures and program information
Established1985
FundingProvincial - Ontario. Ministry of Community & Social Services; Ministry of Citizenship, Culture & Recreation; Ministry of Health & Long Term Care ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada; ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada; Mississauga-Halton and Central West LHIN; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Subjects
SubjectsAbuse ; Accompaniment services ; Alzheimer disease ; Counselling ; Crisis intervention ; Drop-in centres ; Employment ; English as a second language ; Friendly visiting ; Health education ; Homeless people ; Housing ; Immigrants ; Information and referral ; Job search training ; Language instruction ; Long term care ; Long term care facilities ; Mental health ; Multiculturalism ; Nutrition ; Orientation ; Parenting support ; Recreational activities ; Security checks ; Seniors ; Settlement services ; South Asian community ; Woman abuse ; Women ; Workshops ; Youth