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FCJ Refugee Centre

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Description
COVID-19 -- virtual support over the phone, call main office or email, will reply in an hour
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Migration -- legal information and support on immigration and refugee issues, work permits, student permits, permanent resident applications, and other issues
  • new clients may drop in Mondays 9:30 am-4 pm
  • Refugee Hearing and Appeal Preparation (Ready Tour) helping claimants through every step of the process
Settlement Shelter -- transitional housing for refugee claimant women and children, capacity 30 for stays up to 12 months
  • help with the refugee process, including legal, mental health, social services and other referrals
  • support and accompaniment to appointments
Food Distribution and Income Security ProgramPrimary Health Care clinic Wednesday mornings and Saturdays by appointment, no Ontario Health Insurance required
  • support groups and activities for women
  • job search help including writing a resume and cover letter
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) classes
Youth Program -- for newcomer youth regardless of immigration status offering mutual support, volunteering and skills development, social and sports activities, Wednesdays 4 pm-6 pm

Services for victims/survivors of human trafficking -- holistic support and a full range of services through the process including orientation, legal information, immigration options, housing, employment support, and counselling

Migrant Protection Clinic program -- travelling clinic where FCJ staff help local agency staff to conduct a clinic
  • help for migrants needing support and coaching for local staff to understand immigration processes
Migrants Workers Program -- 647-971-2153, call or through WhatsApp
  • mobile service to support migrant workers by informing them about labour and immigration laws, human rights, and community supports
Public education -- workshops for service providers and others on legal information needs of refugee claimants and non-status people and on immigration and refugee procedures, publications, public speakers
Eligibility
People with precarious migration status including refugee claimants, people without status, victims and survivors of human trafficking

Shelter -- refugee women and children

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area
Application Process
Call for an appointment or drop in Mondays (except holidays)
Office
416-469-9754
WhatsApp
437-217-3786
Fax
416-469-2670
Website
Visit Website
Email
info@fcjrefugeecentre.org
Languages
Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, French - call front desk for appointment, Other - access to interpreters for other languages
Contact
Carolina Teves, Communication and Networking Coordinator
Email: cteves@fcjrefugeecentre.org
Fees
None
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible building from Glenhurst entrance but not washrooms
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Last Updated On
December 15, 2021
Address
208 Oakwood Ave
Toronto, ON, M6E 2V4
Intersection: Oakwood Ave and St Clair Ave W;
FCJ Refugee Centre Site Location: FCJ Refugee Centre
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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Mon-Fri 9:30 am-5 pm, Sat 10 am-1 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Durham Region
  • Halton Region
  • Peel Region
  • Toronto
  • York Region