Rexdale Women's Centre

Parenting: Family Supportive Counselling and Parenting Groups

Record #: CWL0308
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2022
Last Full Update: 28 Feb 2022

Record Details

Description & Services

Description Support for Women and Families provide two different programs:  
Parenting and Family Supportive Counselling: for newcomers, immigrant and refugee parents and grandparents who need support to raise healthy children  
Nobody's Perfect Parenting Groups: 
•connects, shares and builds skills with peers  
•serve newcomer parents and grandparents who lack the social networks and supports  
•offers parenting groups effective discipline methods, information on Canadian institutions and service 
Family Drop-In: designed for children 2 to 12 years of age and their parents. The program provides children with the opportunity to develop skills in language, cognitive development, sensory development, creativity and gross motor skills development. Parents are involved in workshops and seminars that develop better parenting skills 
NOTE: All services are currently online. Contact us for updates or appointments
Hours Mon, Thu, Fri 9am-5pm * Tue, Wed 9m-8pm * Sat 9am-12noon
Areas Served Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Services available to: newcomer, immigrant, refugee, Canadian women and their family/ dependants
Fees None
Languages English ; French - Upon request ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Bosnian ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Croatian ; Dari ; Farsi (Persian) ; Gujurati ; Hindi ; Italian - Upon request ; Punjabi ; Serbian ; Somali ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Twi ; Urdu ; West Indian dialect ; Assyrian

Contact Information

Address & Map
925 Albion Road, Suite 309
Etobicoke, ON M9V 1A6
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Site Location Located in Thistletown Community Centre
Intersection Islington Ave and Albion Rd
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 416-745-0062
Fax 416-745-3995
Primary Contact Chirstabell Selvalingham, Counsellor; Phone: 416-745-0062 ext 285; Email:
Alternate Contact Lucrecia Lewis, Tahira Dar, Counsellors; Phone: 416-745-0062 ext 260; 298; Email:,
Primary Executive Fatima Filippi, Executive Director; Phone: 416-745-0062 ext 265
Alternate Executive Guadalupe Herrera, Director of Resources, Finances, and Operations; Phone: 416-745-0062 ext 261; Email:

Other Details

Established 1978
Funding City / Town - City of Toronto ; Provincial - Province of Ontario ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; Donations ; United Way ; Brighter Futures
Service Level (50) Non Profit

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