Record #: CWL0125
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2022
Last Full Update: 20 Sep 2022

Record Details

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Description & Services

Alternate Name MCS
Description Multi-service agency focused on the needs of immigrants, newcomers, refugees and other community members through direct service provision * agency helps to reduce isolation, minimize barriers, strengthen community and thus work towards community integration 
 
Language Instruction For Newcomers To Canada (LINC) - Provides basic language training in one of the Canada's official languages to adult immigrants after their arrival in Canada so that they may acquire the necessary language skills to integrate into Canadian society 
•English classes offered including literacy and LINC levels 1-7 at the Brampton and Mississauga locations 
•childcare for eligible participants available at both locations 
 
 
Family Support Program - provides counselling and referrals to individuals and families who seek guidance and direction. Service includes: 
•crisis intervention 
•emotional and supportive counselling 
•safety planning 
•transitional support 
•developing short- and long-term goals 
•educational support groups for women 
•advocacy and assistance with legal issues 
•referral to community resources 
 
French Language Training -(Cours de français pour les immigrants au Canada) CLIC 
Beginner courses held on Saturdays. These courses are intended for newcomer adults looking to learn and/or improve their French, and whose first language is not English. Courses are delivered virtually, and the platforms used are Zoom, Google Classroom and ESL Library. The CLIC program combines group classes, individual online meetings with a teacher as well as independent work on the platforms. Learners get to meet and communicate with their teacher and with each other in a zoom classroom setting 
 
Senior Connection Program - senior drop-in program is to reduce the risk of the social isolation of immigrant seniors who have limited access to culturally sensitive activities.
Hours Offices Mon-Fri 8:30am-7:00pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Application Drop-in or call family counsellor at 905-790-1910
Fees None
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Dari ; Dutch ; Farsi (Persian) ; Gujurati ; Hindi ; Macedonian ; Punjabi ; Serbian ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Urdu

Contact Information

Address & Map
Civic Centre
150 Central Park Dr, Suite 304 (Elevator B)
Brampton, ON L6T 2T9
 
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Intersection Central Park Dr and Queen St E
Transit Information Brampton Transit stops outside building
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-790-1910
Fax 905-790-3866
Toll Free Phone Collect calls accepted only from Women in Crisis * 905-790-1910
E-Mail info@muslimcommunity.org
Website www.muslimcommunity.org
Primary Contact Vesna Jecmenica Golijanin, LINC Manager; Email: vesna.golijanin@muslimcommunity.org
Alternate Contact Jagjit Sekhon, LINC Coordinator, MCS; Email: jagjit.sekhon@muslimcommunity.org
Primary Executive Ahmed Iqbal, Executive Director; Email: ahmed.iqbal@muslimcommunity.org
Alternate Executive Dima Amad, Director, Programs and Services; Email: dima.amad@bmccentre.org

Other Details

Print Material Brochures available
Established 1987
Elections Board Election Annually
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Foundation - Ontario Trillium Foudnation ; Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Foundation - Ontario Trillium Foudnation ; Federal Government of Canada through the Department of Immigration Refuge & Citizenship Canada, Provincial, Regional/Municipal, Foundation; Ontario Trillium Foudnation, Region of Peel; Ministry of Community & Social Services, Ontario Trillium Foundation *New Horizon*, Human Resources & Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)
Service Level (50) Non Profit

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