Record #: CWL1131
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2023
Last Full Update: 09 Aug 2023

Record Details

Description & Services

Description The newcomer settlement program helps to facilitate the early integration of newcomers into Canadian society, by enhancing access to and support services that aid in the transition to self-reliance and financial independence 
Provide Comprehensive and culturally appropriate settlement services that include client needs assessment, orientation, information and referral, interpretation and translation, housing assistance, and employment support 
Identity needs specific to each newcomer in order to determine how best those needs could be met with existing community resources 
Provide newcomers with relevant, culturally, and linguistically appropriate information and services that facilitate settlement 
Provide referrals to community resources 
Organize workshops/group sessions on a variety of settlement issues like health, legal, transportation, education and skills building
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Open to all newcomers - families, adults, youth and seniors from diverse ethno-specific communities mainly from newcomers of African descent as well as those from other regions
Application Call office
Fees None
Languages English ; Arabic ; Fanti ; Somali ; Swahili ; Twi

Contact Information

Address & Map
10 Gillingham Drive, Suite 308
Brampton, ON L6X 5A5
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Intersection Main St N and Bovaird Dr W
Transit Information Brampton Transit
Go Transit
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-460-9514
Fax 905-460-9769
Primary Contact Eunice Mbugua, Programs Manager; Phone: 905-460-9514 ext 225; Email:
Primary Executive Wambui Karanja, Executive Director; Phone: 905-460-9514 ext 224; Email:

Other Details

Print Material Periodic newsletter; annual reports; project reports; research studies; agency brochures; program flyers
Established 1993
Elections Annually
Funding City / Town - Brampton and Area Community Foundation ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship; Ontario Early Years ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Foundation - Ontario Trillium Foundation; Maytree Foundation; Chum City Charitable Foundation ; Sale of Goods - Fundraising
Service Level (50) Non Profit

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