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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 adults 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 
Violence Against Women Program - Holistic approach towards family violence * includes crisis counselling, creative safety plan, emotional support, information and referral * group services or one-on-one if required 
Newcomer Settlement Program - Intake * assessment * form filling * referrals * support groups * supportive counselling * life skills workshops and seminars on topics that will help access services, integration 
Employment Support - A program to assist the unemployed or under-employed with job search support * labour market information * job referral * work trials or placements * seminars on employment issues * training information * support groups, monthly meetings for women and older adults to dialogue, solving their problems through peer support, networking, information sharing and time for themselves * group meetings increases awareness on services, resources available for women and empower them to deal with day-to-day realities, develop higher self-esteem, confidence and language skills for the labour market
Hours Offices Mon-Fri 8:30am-7:00pm
Dates All year
Areas Served Peel Region
Boundaries Peel Region
Eligibility All ages except for the LINC Program.  
Minimum age for the LINC Program is 18 years. 
Children served in the Care for Newcomer Children program are from 6 months to 6+ years of age.
Application Drop-in.
Fees All services are free except for the Acces Centre of Training and Technology Service
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Dari ; Dutch ; Farsi (Persian) ; Gujurati ; Hindi ; Macedonian ; Punjabi ; Serbian ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Urdu ; Afrikaans, Croatian, Filipino, Pushtu,
Meetings Bi-monthly staff meetings, monthly management meetings 
Orientation Sessions; Workshops, Women's Support Group call 905-790-1910 for dates and times
Contact Information
Address & Map
Civic Centre
150 Central Park Dr, Ste 304
Brampton, ON L6T 2T9
View Google Map
Site Location Use elevator B
Intersection Central Park Dr and Queen St E (Hwy 7)
Transit Information Brampton Transit stops outside building
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone Brampton North Office 905-790-1910 
Brampton South Office 905-790-8482 
Mississauga Office 905-828-2001
Fax Brampton Head Office 905-790-3866 
Mississauga Office 905-828-4008
After Hours Phone Brampton North Office 905-790-1910-Voice Mail 
Brampton South Office 905-790-8482-Voice Mail 
Mississauga Office 905-828-2001-Voice Mail
Crisis Phone 905-790-1910
Toll Free Phone Collect calls accepted only from Women in Crisis * 905-790-1910
Primary Contact Vesna Jecmenica Golijanin, Manager, LINC Program, MCS; Phone: 905-790-1910; Email:
Alternate Contact Jagjit Sekhon, LINC Coordinator, MCS; Phone: 905-790-8482; Fax: 905-790-3866; Email:
Primary Executive Ahmed Iqbal, Executive Director; Phone: 905-790-1910; Email:
Alternate Executive Dima Amad, Director, Programs and Services, BMC and MCS; Phone: 905-790-1910; Email:
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
Subjects Assaulted women ; Community centres ; English as a second language ; Family violence ; Food banks ; Immigrants ; Indian community ; Information and referral ; Interpretation ; Iranian community ; Job search training ; Language instruction ; Middle East community ; Muslim community ; Orientation ; Seniors ; Settlement services ; South Asian community ; Support groups ; Woman abuse ; Women

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