Head Office, Mississauga
|Record #: MAL0094||Last Modified: 15 Nov 2017||Last Full Update: 15 Nov 2017|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/IndusCommunityServices/
|Description & Services|
|Description||Indus Community Services is an accredited, not-for-profit community benefit organization that has served local communities for over 32 years. Originally founded as India Rainbow Community Services, this registered charity is supported by its donors and by all three levels of government. Indus Community Services, through its professional staff, is a leader in the provision of culturally appropriate services to newcomers, families, women and seniors.
Services for Newcomers
Information & Referral - We provide newcomers with advice, information and referrals for services to settle in Canada.
English Language Training (LINC)
Our English language training program helps newcomers improve their overall communication skills in order to become more engaged in their community and enhance their employability skills. Care for newcomer children is also an integral part of the program.
Employment Services:We support newcomers by providing extensive job search training and sharing best practices and techniques that are effective in becoming gainfully employed within the Canadian labour market.
Our Health Services program provides client-centered care to frail and/or cognitively impaired individuals in a safe and encouraging environment. Our culturally and linguistically appropriate programs promote healthy aging and encourage an active lifestyle.
Adult Day Services
This program assists adults and seniors with high care needs, those with challenging behaviour and also provides specialized care for clients with dementia-related illnesses in a secure and therapeutic environment."
"Caregiver Support Group
The Caregiver Support Group is organized on a monthly basis for caregivers and volunteers. Meetings are designed to educate, inform and empower those providing care to seniors. Participants will learn more about common illnesses and provide information on other programs available in the community.
Friendly Visiting Program: Our Friendly Visiting Program is designed to maintain social and emotional interaction for isolated seniors in the comfort of their home, hospital, or in a long-term care facility. Screened and trained volunteers engage clients in one-on-one meaningful activities."
Child, Youth and Parenting
Our counsellors support parents and families dealing with cultural and inter-generational conflict, provide positive parenting strategies and help families understand the range of supports available to them.
Community Mental Health Support
Housing and Support in Peel (HASP) is a partnership with Supportive Housing in Peel (SHIP) and delivers housing support services to clients residing in SHIP units. SHIP provides safe and affordable housing. Indus Community Services provide case management, service coordination and person centred support to SHIP residents.
Family Court Support Services
The Family Court Support program provides support to victims of domestic violence navigating the family court system. We support clients in understanding their rights to make informed decisions on matters related to custody, child support, spousal support, and division of property and assets.
ACES Program for Women (Advocacy, Counselling, Empowerment & Safety)
We provide culturally responsive counselling to victims of domestic/family violence and abuse, and personalized strategies to help promote healthy relationships and wellness in the victim and their family."
|Hours||Mon - Fri 9 am - 4:30 pm.|
|Areas Served||Halton Region ; Peel Region|
|Fees||Membership - $10/yr/person; $15/yr/family ; Optional Membership - $10/yr/person|
|Languages||English ; French ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Gujurati ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Tamil ; Urdu ; Kannada|
|Address & Map||
3038 Hurontario St, Suite 206
Mississauga, ON L5B 3B9
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|Intersection||Hurontario St (Hwy 10) and Dundas St|
|Primary Contact||Gupreet Malhotra, Chief Executive Officer|
|Alternate Contact||Parviz Walli, Executive Assistant to the Board/Chief Executive Officer|
|Print Material||'Indus Current' quarterly Newsletter, AGM report, brochures and program information|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal - Region of Peel ; Provincial - Ontario. Ministry of Community & Social Services; Ministry of Citizenship, Culture & Recreation; Ministry of Health & Long Term Care ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada; Service Canada ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada
Ministry of Health - Mississauga-Halton & Central West LHINs
Ministry of Attorney General
Ministry of Community and Social Services
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit|
|Subjects||Abuse ; Accompaniment services ; Alzheimer disease ; Counselling ; Crisis intervention ; Employment ; English as a second language ; Friendly visiting ; Health education ; Housing ; Immigrants ; Information and referral ; Job search training ; Language instruction ; Long term care ; Long term care facilities ; Mental health ; Multiculturalism ; Nutrition ; Orientation ; Parenting support ; Recreational activities ; Security checks ; Seniors ; Settlement services ; South Asian community ; Woman abuse ; Women ; Workshops ; Youth|