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Agincourt Community Services Association

Dorset Park Community Hub


Description
Community Food Centre --shopping model food bank on site
Food Bank -- member of Daily Bread Food Bank

Dorset Park Hub - Multiservice neighbourhood centre
  • centre community engagement projects
  • seniors yoga
  • women's English Circle
  • financial literacy workshops
  • public computer access
Newcomer Centre
  • information and referral to community and social services
  • support with finding housing, child care, registering children in school and health care
  • help filling out government forms including housing and immigration sponsorship forms
  • help with connecting to language classes
  • workshops on financial literacy and other topics to reduce stress of adjusting to Canadian culture
Citizenship Preparation -- offers courses, tests and activities to help newcomers prepare for the citizenship test

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada -- provides basic language skills in English upon assessment by YMCA of Greater Toronto -- see separate entry, online learning option

Mentorship and Skills Building
  • offers permanent residents and convention refugees resume and job readiness help, employment counselling
  • skills and career development in specific fields including food service, customer service, cashier training to help newcomers get entry level jobs
Lead agency for Dorset Park Hub
other services provided by partner agencies including, Reconnect Community Health Service, John Howard Society of Toronto, VHA Home HealthCare, Chinese Canadian Council, Madison Community Services, Black Youth Jobs and Dorset Park Neighbourhood Association
Eligibility
Newcomer Services -- permanent residents or convention refugees

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)-- permanent residents, convention refugees, government-sponsored refugees or others eligible
Application Process
Food bank -- call 647-723-9238 or drop in to book an appointment Fri 10 am-4 pm
Newcomer Centre -- call for appointment
Office
416-292-6912
Fax
416-292-6913
Website
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Email
info@agincourtcommunityservices.com
Mailing Address
1911 Kennedy Rd
Unit 105
Toronto, ON, M1P 2L9
Canada
Languages
Arabic, Cantonese, English, Mandarin, Spanish, Tamil
Documents Required
Income and address information
Accessibility
Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
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Last Updated On
November 17, 2022
Address
1911 Kennedy Rd, Unit 105
Toronto, ON, M1P 2L9
Community Food Centre -- can be accessed through the back of 1911 Kennedy Road
Cross street: Kennedy Rd and Ellesmere Rd; North of Ellesmere
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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dorset Park Hub -- Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Food centre (with shopping model food bank) Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 11 am-4 pm (drop-in 1 pm-4 pm
Drop-in only -- Wed 1 pm-4 pm
Senior shopping -- 11 am-1 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Scarborough
  • Scarborough Central
  • Scarborough North
  • Scarborough South