The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association

Peel Centre

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Record #: MAL0096 Last Modified: 07 Nov 2014 Last Full Update: 24 Oct 2014
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Description & Services
Alternate NameTCCSA
DescriptionThe Cross-Cultural Community Services Association (TCCSA) assists newcomers to adapt to the Canadian style of living and become the mainstream of the Canadian mosaic

Settlement Services Department - assists new immigrants to know more about the social system of Canada and help them to adapt to the Canadian style of living through our counselling services * services include one to one counselling * information workshops * orientation days for newcomers * settlement fact sheets * computer access * employment orientation * employment preparation program

Counselling services - includes counselling on education * immigration * housing * children's benefit * registration (birth, marriage, etc) * taxation * employment * health care system * citizenship * senior's benefits * social assistance, etc

Education And Language Training Department - helps newcomers become competent in everyday English * enhances Computer English learning * provides knowledge and techniques required for the process of applying for Canadian citizenship and taking the test * ensures the continuity of heritage language for the Chinese youngsters and provides sufficient reading materials in their own native language * services offered include LINC Classes (Level 1 - 5) * free child minding services * English as a Second Language Classes (ESL) - low, intermediate and high level * citizenship preparation classes - beginner, basic and intermediate level

Community And Youth Department - assists newcomers of Chinese origin to adapt to the Canadian style of living * helps participants to strengthen their communication skills and improve their quality of living * services offered include volunteer training * Youth Ambassador Program * women support group * senior support group * interest groups * Children's Day Camp (Spring and Summer) * ELITE - Evergreen Leader-In-Training for Exercise * parent support program * Damayan Filipino Drop-In & Information Centre (sponsored by TCCSA)
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas ServedGreater Toronto Area ; Peel Region
EligibilityCitizens * immigrants * convention refugees
FeesMembership - $10/yr/person; $20/yr/family
LanguagesEnglish ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin)
Contact Information
Address & Map
720 Burnhamthorpe Road W, Unit 2
Mississauga, ON L5C 3G1
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IntersectionMavis Rd and Burnhamthorpe Rd W
Transit InformationMississauga Transit Info 905-615-4636
AccessibilityNot Accessible
Office Phone905-615-9500
Primary ContactNicole Mak, Centre Supervisor; Phone: 905-615-9500 ext 224
Alternate ContactCatherine Bush, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 905-948-1671 ext 217
Primary ExecutiveEliot Yip, Executive Director; Phone: 905-948-1671 ext 105
Other Details
FundingProvincial ; Federal - Citizenship & Immigration Canada ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Membership fees
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
SubjectsChinese community ; Citizenship ; Cultural communities ; Drop-in centres ; English as a second language ; Immigrants ; Information and referral ; Language instruction ; Life skills training ; Multiculturalism ; Orientation ; Recreation ; Self help groups ; Seniors ; Settlement services ; Support groups ; Volunteer opportunities