NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

Arab Community Centre of Toronto

Arab Community Centre of Toronto, Scarborough Office

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
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
Welcoming Syrians
  • services for Syrian newcomers or sponsor groups
  • support to facilitate the settlement process
  • workshops on cultural safety and sensitivity
  • GAR (government assisted refugees) Support Teams composed of settlement counsellors and volunteers
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
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
Domestic Violence Education Program
  • counselling and referral for victims of family violence
Open to everyone
Application Process
Drop in or call for appointment
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Mailing Address
1855 Lawrence Ave E
Toronto, ON, M1R 2Y3
Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Assyrian, Dutch, English, French, Hindi, Luganda, Polish, Punjabi, Somali, Swahili, Tigrinya, Turkish, Urdu
Rasha Mehyar, Settlement Manager
Free, fees for non-settlement services translations
Wheelchair accessible main entrance
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Last Updated On
September 2, 2021
1855 Lawrence Ave E
Toronto, ON, M1R 2Y3
Intersection: Pharmacy Ave and Lawrence Ave E;
Arab Community Centre of Toronto Site Location: Scarborough Office
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Hours of Operation
COVID19 -- services offered online
Service Area(s)
  • East York
  • Markham
  • North York East
  • Scarborough Central
  • Scarborough North
  • Scarborough South
  • Toronto Downtown East