NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.
Agincourt Community Services Association
Dorset Park Community Hub

COVID19 - Food Bank (prepackaged boxes) Open Wed-Fri 12:30 pm-4 pm * case management support to newcomers through phone and online platforms (e-mail, Zoom, Whatsapp, Video calls) * assistance to apply for EI for newcomers (permanent residents and convention refugees) 416-292-6912 ext 3

Multiservice neighbourhood centre * food bank * community engagement projects * newcomer centre * seniors programs * financial literacy workshops

Food Bank -- for Agincourt residents * member of Daily Bread Food Bank

Newcomer Centre -- needs assessment and 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 * Women's English Circle * 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 ACCESS Employment, Reconnect Community Health Services and Aisling Discoveries to Stride Toronto, John Howard Society of Toronto, VHA Home HealthCare, Youth LEAPS, Aisling Discoveries, Chinese Canadian Council, Madison Community Services, Extramile Ministries and Dorset Park Neighbourhood Association
Food bank -- Serves those living in postal code areas beginning with M1H, M1P, M1R, M1S, M1T, M1V and M1W

Newcomer Services -- permanent residents or convention refugees

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)-- permanent residents, convention refugees, government-sponsored refugees or others eligible

Residency Requirements: Scarborough * boundaries vary for partner agencies -- call for details
Application Process
COVID 19 -- Food bank -- drop inNewcomer Centre -- call for appointment
Arabic, Cantonese, English, Hindi, Mandarin, Tamil, Urdu, Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), English, Hindi, Tamil, Urdu
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 16, 2020
1911 Kennedy Rd, Unit 105
Toronto, ON, M1P 2L9
Intersection: Kennedy Rd and Ellesmere Rd; North of Ellesmere
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COVID19 - Food bank open Wed-Fri 12:30 pm-4 pm

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