India Rainbow Community Services of Peel

Head Office, Mississauga

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Record #: MAL0094 Last Modified: 22 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 22 Sep 2014
Record Details
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Website Website: www.indiarainbow.org/
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Phone
Office Phone905-275-2369
Fax905-275-6799
Address/Location Info
Address3038 Hurontario St, Ste 206 & Unit 1
Mississauga, ON L5B 3B9
 
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Located In CommunityMississauga
IntersectionHurontario St (Hwy 10) and Dundas St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Description/Eligibility/Service Details
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:

Family Services - Violence against Women Prevention Program: provides crisis intervention, supportive counselling and guidance to abused women * information and access to eligible government benefits * referrals to shelters and support groups and empowerment workshops*monthly legal clinics

Child, Youth and Parenting Program: 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

Family Court Support Services: Provide support to victims of domestic violence navigating the family court system, facilitate the client’s understanding of the family court system, liaise with the criminal court where charges have been laid, accompany the client to court proceedings where appropriate

Supportive Mental Health Services: 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

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

Language Instruction For Newcomers To Canada (LINC) - offers English language training to new immigrants as well as Conversation Classes and Citizenship Preparation 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

Adult Day Program (ADP) - 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 Adult Day Centre record for more details)

Seniors Wellness Program - provides education about healthy lifestyles, group programs * educational, cultural and recreational outings * support groups * workshops * referral and assistance *provides health and nutrition information

Volunteer Opportunities-Volunteers welcome in most programs. We provide valuable work experience, reference letters and annual recognition.
HoursMon - Friday 9 am - 4:30 pm. Extended hours offered for Seniors Program
Areas ServedPeel Region
FeesMembership - $10/yr/person; $15/yr/family ; Optional Membership - $10/yr/person; $15/yr/family
LanguagesEnglish ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Gujurati ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Tamil ; Urdu ; Kannada, Tulu, Konkani
Contact Information
E-Mailinfo@indiarainbow.org
Websitewww.indiarainbow.org
Primary ContactGupreet Malhotra, Executive Director
Alternate ContactParviz Walli, Executive Assistant to the Board/Executive Director
Primary ExecutiveSandeep Atwal, President
Alternate ExecutiveSwaroop Dogra, Vice President
Volunteer CoordinatorSweety Khanija, Volunteer Co-ordinator; Phone: 905-507-6099
Other Info
Print MaterialNewsletter, 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 ; Service Canada, Supportive Housing in Peel, Catholic Family Services of Dufferin-Peel, United Way of Peel Region, Links2Care; Region of Peel; United Way of Peel; Fundraising; Donations
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
Local SubjectsCaregiver support (PDN) ; Counselling (PDN) ; Friendly visiting (PDN)
Broader TermsAbuse ; Adults ; Age groups ; Asian community ; Criminal offences ; Cultural communities ; Diseases ; Education ; Educational programs ; Family support ; Health ; Health service facilities ; Health services ; Home support ; Immigration ; Instructional programs ; Language instruction ; Neurological diseases ; Patient care ; Recreation