Record Details
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Description & Services
Alternate Name MCS
Description Muslim Community Services (MCS)  
 
Is a not-for-profit multi-service agency, focusing on the needs of immigrants, newcomers, refugees and other community members through direct service provision in a manner that facilitates access to community and social support functions  
* agency helps to reduce individual's isolation, minimize barriers, strengthen community and thus work towards community integration 
* services offered include:  
Language Instruction For Newcomers To Canada (LINC) that provides basic language training in one of the Canada's official languages to adults immigrants after their arrival in Canada so that they may acquire the necessary language skills to integrate into Canadian society  
* offers English classes including Literacy and LINC Levels 1-7 at the Brampton and Mississauga locations  
* childcare for eligible participants is available at both sites  
* Violence Against Women Program provides holistic approach towards family violence while dealing with women who are victims of  
abuse. It takes into consideration the related issues of low education, lack of information, low self-esteem, financial dependency,  
and emotional, psychological and social problems of the entire family, especially children, developed with sensitivity for the cultural  
needs of women in Peel Region includes crisis counselling, creating safety plan, emotional support, and information and referral  
* women are served one-on-one basis or in group setting 
* The program also helps children who have witnessed abuse in their homes  
* Program will provide early intervention, safe place for women and children to discuss the violence they have experienced, healing  
process and support  
* initiative is a joint venture of many organizations in the Region of Peel.  
* Newcomer Settlement Program:  
* intake * assessment * form filling * referrals * support groups * supportive counselling * life skills workshops and seminars on  
topics that will help access services, integration * with the help of Brampton Multicultural Community Centre (BMC).  
* Employment Support Program:  
* to assist the unemployed or under-employed with job search support * labour market information * job referral * work trials or  
placements * seminars on employment issues * training information with the help of BMC  
* Support Groups, monthly meetings for women and seniors to dialogue, solving their problems through peer support, networking,  
information sharing and time for themselves * group meetings increases awareness on services, resources available for women  
and empower them to deal with day-to-day realities, develop higher self-esteem, confidence and language skills for the labour  
market
Hours Offices Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Dates All year
Areas Served Peel Region
Boundaries Peel Region
Eligibility All ages
Fees None ; Service - All services are free of charge for our clients
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Croatian ; Farsi (Persian) ; Gujurati ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Serbian ; Urdu ; Pushtu
Meetings Orientation Sessions; Workshops,Women Support Group call * 905-790-1910 for dates and times
Contact Information
Address & Map
4120 Ridgeway Drive, Unit 43
Mississauga, ON L5L 5S9
 
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Site Location Mississauga West
Intersection Ridgeway Drive and Burhamthorpe Road West
Transit Information Mississauga Transit Route #36, stop #0882 Chartrand Crescent and through the catwalk
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Mailing Address 4120 Ridgeway Drive, Unit 43 
Mississauga, ON 
Canada L5L 5S9
Office Phone Mississauga West 905-828-2001
Fax Mississauga West 905-828-4008
After Hours Phone 905-790-1910
Crisis Phone Brampton North 905-790-1910
Toll Free Phone Collect calls accepted only from Women in Crisis * 905-790-1910
E-Mail info@muslimcommunity.org
Website www.muslimcommunity.org
Primary Contact Sandra Kaldas, LINC Coordinator, MCS; Phone: 905-790-1910 ext 405; Email: sandra.kaldas@muslimcommunity.org
Alternate Contact Monica Atwal, Assistant Manager, Brampton Multicultural Community Centre (BMC); Phone: 905-790-8482 ext 323; Email: monica.atwal@bmccentre.org
Primary Executive Ahmed Iqbal, Executive Director, MCS & BMC; Phone: 905-790-1910 ext 303; Email: ahmed.iqbal@muslimcommunity.org
Alternate Executive Dima Amad, Director, Programs and Services, MCS & BMC; Phone: 905-790-1910 ext 304; Email: dima.amad@bmccentre.org
Volunteer Coordinator Anjum Zaman, Volunteer Coordinator, MCS & BMC; Phone: 905-790-1910 ext 321; Fax: 905-790-3866; Email: anjum.zaman@bmccentre.org
Other Details
Print Material Brochures available
Established 1987
Elections Board of Directors Election Annually
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Grants
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects
Subjects Assaulted women ; Community centres ; English as a second language ; Family violence ; Food banks ; Immigrants ; Indian community ; Information and referral ; Interpretation ; Iranian community ; Job search training ; Language instruction ; Middle East community ; Muslim community ; Orientation ; Seniors ; Settlement services ; South Asian community ; Support groups ; Woman abuse ; Women

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