Catholic Crosscultural Services (CCS)

Brampton Office

Record #: CWL1022
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2022
Last Full Update: 07 Sep 2022

Record Details

Social Media Website Website: www.cathcrosscultural.org
Social Media Website

Description & Services

Alternate Name CCS
Description 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 
 
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 Intake
Fees None
Languages English ; Arabic ; Dari ; Hindi ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Sinhalese ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Urdu ; Khasi

Contact Information

Address & Map
164 Queen St E, Suite 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
Website www.cathcrosscultural.org
Primary Contact Zeena Al Hamdan, Peel Regional Manager; Phone: 905-273-4140 ext 6226; Email: zalhamdan@ccscan.ca
Alternate Contact Anita Shiwnath, Settlement Services Manager; Phone: 905-457-7740 ext 8226; Email: ashiwnath@ccscan.ca
Primary Executive Agnes Thomas, Executive Director; Phone: 416-757-7010 ext 2308; Email: edo@ccscan.ca

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

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