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Parkdale Intercultural Association

Parkdale Intercultural Association, Main Location


Description
COVID19 -- settlement services are being delivered in-person with staff at full capacity since April 2022 at both locations of the agency; services are still also available via phone and email, call 416-536-4420 or pia-parkdale@piaparkdale.com for immediate support ; youth peer tutoring program suspended until further notice


Settlement Program
  • needs assessment and referral, information and orientation
  • translation and interpretation
  • assistance with government applications and form filling
  • citizenship classes
  • drivers licence written test preparation classes
  • participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by YMCA of Greater Toronto, childminding and TTC tokens available -- see separate entry
Newcomers from the Ukraine who came to Canada via the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) can also receive settlement services

Employment Services
  • referral to employment centres
  • job search training, resume preparation, workshops
  • access to computers, Internet, fax, photocopier
Newcomer Youth Program
  • social, educational and recreational services
  • information and outreach
  • employment assistance
  • peer tutoring - suspended until further notice
  • leadership development
Educational and Cultural Activities
  • year round income tax clinic for up to 10 years past by appointment
  • seasonal income tax clinic with West Neighbourhood House
  • anti-racism and access and equity programs
  • community events, festivals
Child Minding Training Program: in partnership with Davenport Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre, and Queen West Community Health Centre
Eligibility
Open to all; LINC Program -- permanent residents/landed immigrants or Convention refugees

Application Process
Drop in or call for appointment
Office
416-536-4420
Fax
416-538-3931
Website
Visit Website
Email
marek-pia@piaparkdale.com
Languages
Cantonese, English, Hindi, Hungarian, Japanese, Mandarin, Nepali, Polish, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Tibetan, Vietnamese
Contact
Marek Kurek, Office Manager
Email: marek-pia@piaparkdale.com
Phone: 416-536-4420 ext s25
Fees
None
Documents Required
Contact organization for information
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; street parking close to entrance
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Last Updated On
July 4, 2022
Address
Location-1, 1257 Queen St W
Toronto, ON, M6K 1L5
Intersection: Dufferin St and Queen St W
Parkdale Intercultural Association Site Location: Main Location
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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wed
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, also Tue, Thu 5 pm-8:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Toronto Downtown
  • Toronto Downtown West