Catholic Crosscultural Services

Peel Region, Brampton Office

Record Details
Social Media Website Website: www.ccspeel.org/
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Description & Services
Alternate Name CCS
Description Settlement Services Provides information and orientation services to immigrants and refugees * connects clients to basic services in the community including all levels of government * offers counselling and support to families through case management, support groups, crisis intervention, etc 
 
Services include: 
 
•individual assessment of the newcomer’s settlement needs and development of a detailed settlement plan 
•workshops to help newcomers develop an understanding of life in Canada 
•making connections with available community services in the areas of health, housing, education, childcare, employment, finance, immigration, post-secondary education, language learning and legal supports 
•help with understanding and completing government forms and applications 
•connection with community and volunteer opportunities 
•ongoing support to meet settlement and integration needs of newcomers and their families 
 
 
Programs: 
 
Employment Access Program - provides newcomers with an understanding of the Canadian job market, job search preparation and learning new strategies to find jobs in Canada 
 
Support Services for Women - confidential counselling services to assist newcomer women and their children who have, or are, experiencing domestic abuse 
 
Language Instruction For Newcomers To Canada (LINC) - provides English classes and related services to assist youth, adult and senior newcomers to settle and adapt in Canada * assessment test required * free child-minding for students 
 
Refugee Sponsorship Training Program(RSTP) - The RSTP is a program designed to support the Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs) of Canada, their Constituent Groups, Groups of Five and Community Sponsors interested in sponsoring refugees 
 
Transitional Housing Support Program - assists women who are facing violence to access all the supports and services they require to keep themselves and their children safe 
 
Mental Health Program - offers cultural and language specific counselling 
 
Income Tax Clinic - by appointment only - March and April every year  
 
Volunteer Opportunities
Hours *Mon,Thu, Fri 9am-5pm  
*Tue-Wed 9am-8pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Immigrants and residents of Peel
Application Contact the Intake
Fees None
Languages English ; Arabic ; Dari ; Hindi ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Sinhalese ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Urdu ; Multilingual services.
Contact Information
Address & Map
164 Queen St E, Suit 306
Brampton, ON L6V 1B4
 
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Intersection Queen St and Kennedy Rd
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-457-7740
Fax 905-457-7769
After Hours Phone 905-457-7740 Answering service
Website cathcrosscultural.org/
Primary Contact Michael Raymond, Regional Director, Catholic Crosscultural Services; Email: mraymond@ccspeel.org
Alternate Contact Anita Shiwnath, Settlement Services Manager, Catholic Crosscultural Services; Email: ashiwnath@ccspeel.org
Primary Executive Agnes Thomas, Executive Director, Catholic Crosscultural Services; Phone: 416-757-7010 ext 2304; Email: athomas@ccspeel.org
Other Details
Funding Regional / Municipal - Peel Region ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration; Ministry of Community and Social Services ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; United Way - Peel Region ; Private - Catholic Charities
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects
Subjects Assaulted women ; Counselling ; Crisis intervention ; Document services ; Employment ; Family violence ; Housing ; Immigrants ; Information and referral ; Job search training ; Legal information ; Low income housing ; Marriage counselling ; Orientation ; Refugees ; Resumes ; Settlement services ; Support groups ; Woman abuse

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