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Afghan Women's Organization

Afghan Women's Organization, AWO North York Head Office


Description
COVID19 -- settlement workers available by phone or online, to connect with a settlement worker in North York, Toronto, or Scarborough leave a message at 416-588-3585, or to connect with a settlement worker in Mississauga leave a message at 905-279-3679

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Settlement Services for Immigrants and Refugees
  • needs assessment, information and referral, advocacy, orientation, translation and interpretation, escort, assistance in finding housing
  • sponsorship of refugees
  • health workshops, mental health -- support groups, counselling, crisis intervention
  • heritage language classes
  • skills upgrading, adult literacy classes
  • seniors program for mutual support and education
  • youth program offering services in settlement, counselling, skills development and social events
Employment Related Services - for new immigrants and Convention refugees, legally entitled to work in Canada
  • 3 or 4 day job search techniques workshops, covering labour market information, access to trades and professions, resume preparation, networking
  • extensive individual assistance
Community Connections Mentorship Program
  • group activities for newly arrived immigrants and refugees of all ages to help orient them to their new community and establish social and professional networks
  • trained and experienced volunteer mentors assist, with focus on citizenship and civic engagement or skills and career development
Childminding available for clients attending sessions

Community Development
  • Afghan Women's Catering Group, Afghan Sewing Circle, media and overseas projects
Eligibility
Open to all with a focus on newcomers, particularly women, their families, refugees and people who have experienced war or persecution

Also, the Afghan community
Application Process
Call or drop in
Office
416-588-3585
Fax
416-588-4552
Website
Visit Website
Email
awo@afghanwomen.org
Mailing Address
150 Consumers Rd
Suite 203
Toronto, ON, M2J 1P9
Canada
Languages
Arabic, Dari, English, Farsi, Pashto, Uzbek
Program Manager (LINC)
Fahima Fatah
Email: ffatah@afghanwomen.org
Fees
None
Documents Required
Contact organization for information
Accessibility
Designated parking at entrance ; wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; easy access to elevator ; dedicated accessible washroom with all features
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Last Updated On
June 23, 2022
Address
150 Consumers Rd, Suite 203
Toronto, ON, M2J 1P9
Intersection: Victoria Park Ave and Sheppard Ave E
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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 - 7:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Toronto