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Arab Community Centre of Toronto

Arab Community Centre of Toronto, Etobicoke Head Office


Description
COVID19 -- all services and programs provided through phone, email, zoom, google meet, what's app and other channels whether in group sessions or individually; location is open by appointment

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Settlement Services
  • information and referral, housing and legal assistance
  • translation and interpretation
  • escort to appointments
  • counselling for students, individuals and families, liaising with Children's Aid Society
  • youth counselling and parenting sessions
  • orientation
  • Community Connections Mentorship Program -- community support through volunteer befriending, help adapting to community life skills, conversation circles to practice English
  • credential evaluations - referral to World Education Services (WES)
Refugee Services
  • referral and assistance with shelter, attendance at inquiry, employment, social, welfare and legal services
  • social and cultural activities
  • Ontario Community Participation -- volunteer placement program for Ontario Works recipients
Career Café -- ACCT's Employment Services helps newcomers understand and integrate into the Canadian job market
  • delivered one on one and in a group setting, both online and in-person
  • self assessment, writing resumes and cover letters, job search techniques, researching the job market and networking
Youth Services
  • settlement program encouraging civic participation and integration through a focus on recreation, sport, and mentorship
Toronto Youth Job Corps
  • full time paid employment preparation program for youth 15-30 years who are out of school, out of work, and require support in obtaining and maintaining employment
  • 5 week pre-employment activities including resume preparation, employment readiness skills, career planning, counselling and referral
  • 8 to 16 week supported placement with an employer in the community, with ongoing support after completing the program
  • placements are in careers such as sales, administration, construction, or trades
Halftime -- a project for Black youth to help them build resiliency against risk factors of violence

Access Centre for Ontario Electricity Support Program
  • assistance with applications
Problem Gambling Program
  • culturally appropriate prevention, education and treatment with outreach and public education to community groups
  • individual or group counselling for gamblers or those affected by gambling
Domestic Violence Education Program
  • counselling and referral for victims of family violence
Eligibility
Open to everyone

Application Process
Drop in or call for appointment
Office
416-231-7746
Fax
416-231-4770
Website
Visit Website
Email
info@acctonline.ca
Mailing Address
295 The West Mall
Suite 200
Toronto, ON, M9C 4Z4
Canada
Languages
Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Assyrian, Dutch, English, French, Hindi, Luganda, Polish, Punjabi, Somali, Swahili, Tigrinya, Turkish, Urdu
Fees
Free -- fees for non-settlement services translations
Documents Required
Contact organization for information
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
Designated parking
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Last Updated On
August 19, 2022
Address
295 The West Mall, Suite 200
Toronto, ON, M9C 4Z4
Cross street: The West Mall and Burnhamthorpe Rd
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Hours of Operation
COVID19 -- services offered online
Service Area(s)
  • Peel Region
  • Toronto