Rexdale Women's Centre

Welcoming Communities Program

Record #: CWL0311
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2022
Last Full Update: 14 Mar 2022

Record Details

Description & Services

Description This program offers: 
•The newcomer family drop-in program: for children 2 to 12 years of age. This program is available to newcomer children and their parents who have limited knowledge of English language.  
•English Conversation Circle (ECC): an opportunity to practice every day English language skills and build self-confidence 
•Cooking Club: share recipes from all over the world and cook healthy meals while at the same time networking with other program participants 
•Movie Night: watch family oriented movies which generate lively discussions and is a great opportunity for newcomers to practice their English skills  
Volunteering for Welcoming Communities: To become a volunteer for the program individuals must be 18 years of age or older and a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident for more than 5 years, be knowledgeable about the community, be open to learn and appreciate other cultures and be able to volunteer for 2 hours a week for at least 6 months  
Open to: Women; Youth; Seniors; General 
NOTE: All services are currently online. Contact us for updates or appointments
Hours Office Hours: Mon, Thu, Fri 9am-5pm * Tue, Wed 9am-8pm * Sat 9am-12noon (upon request)
Areas Served Etobicoke
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
21 Panorama Court, Suite 23
Etobicoke, ON M9V 4E3
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Intersection Kipling Ave and Finch Ave W
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 416-745-0062
Fax 416-745-3995
Primary Contact Letoia Lindsay, Community Engagement; Phone: 416-745-0062 ext 279; Email:
Alternate Contact Margaret Nwosu, Welcoming Communities Co-ordinator; Phone: 416-745-0062 ext 250; Email:
Primary Executive Fatima Filippi, Executive Director

Other Details

Established 1978
Funding City / Town ; Donations
Service Level (50) Non Profit

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