Arab Community Centre of Toronto

Arab Community Centre of Toronto, Etobicoke Head Office

Range of services and programs provided through communication channels such as phone, email, Zoom, Google Meet, WhatsApp and other channels, either in group sessions or individually; physical location is accessible by appointment


Settlement Services
  • information and referral services, housing and legal assistance
  • translation and interpretation services
  • counselling for students, individuals and families
  • youth counselling and parenting sessions
  • orientation programs
  • Community Connections Mentorship Program for community support
  • volunteer befriending for help adapting to the community and learning life skills
  • group sessions such as wellnesss, English conversation classes, digital literacy
  • referral services for credential assessment through World Education Services (WES)
Refugee Services
  • support with attending inquiries
  • assistance finding employment opportunities
  • guidance with accessing social, welfare and legal services
  • housing referral and assistance connecting with potential landlords
  • provision of social and cultural activities
  • Ontario Community Program Participation for placement of Ontario Works recipients as volunteers
Career Café -- assists newcomers understand and integrate into the Canadian job market
  • provides one-on-one and group sessions, both online and in-person
  • offers self assessment tools,
  • provides guidance in resume and cover letter writing
  • assists in researching the job market and gives networking support
Youth Services
  • youth engagement programs and services
  • recreational activities and sports programs
  • leadership development and mentoring opportunities
  • social and cultural events for youth
  • career guidance and job readiness workshops
  • mental health and wellness support services tailored to youth
  • project designed for empowering Black youth
  • aims to enhance resilience against risk factors of violence
Toronto Youth Job Corps (TYJC) - employment preparation program for youth, especially those facing a difficult life situation or having a hard time getting a job
  • full time paid employment preparation program for youth 15-30 years who are out of school, out of work, and in need of employment support
  • 5 week pre-employment activities including resume preparation, employment readiness skills, career planning, counselling and referral services
  • 8 to 16 week supported placement with an employer in the community, with ongoing support even after completing the program
  • placements are in various fields such as sales, administration, construction, or trades
Access Centre for Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)
  • introduction to OESP; eligibility information
  • assistance with applications; assistance in renewing previous applications
Problem Gambling Program and Domestic Violence Program
  • culturally sensitive prevention, education and treatment initiatives
  • outreach and public education for community groups
  • individual or group counselling for individuals struggling with gambling addiction or those affected by it
  • counselling and referral for victims of family violence
No restrictions
Application Process
Drop in or call for appointment
416-231-7746 ext 221
Visit Website
Mailing Address
295 The West Mall
Suite 200
Toronto, ON, M9C 4Z4
Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Assyrian, Dari, Dutch, English, Farsi, French, Hindi, Kurdish, Pashto, Punjabi, Somali, Swahili, Tigrinya, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Executive Director
Dima Amad
Free -- fees for non-settlement services translations
Documents Required
Contact organization for information
Fully accessible - Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms Designated parking
Social Media
Agency Information
View Agency Profile
Findhelp Information Services
Last Updated On
August 18, 2023
295 The West Mall, Suite 200
Toronto, ON, M9C 4Z4
Cross street: The West Mall and Bloor St W
Open in Google Maps
Hours of Operation
Program hours vary; call for information
Service Area(s)
  • Greater Toronto Area
  • Peel Region