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Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre


Description
COVID19 -- Call or visit website for COVID-related changes


Multi-service agency

Conflict Resolution Service: for individuals or groups to resolve disputes, disagreements, or concerns through free and confidential community mediation with professionally trained mediators

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) and Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)
  • Peel Region lead intake agency for LEAP through Ontario Energy Board
  • pre-screening required, qualifying residents receive appointment to complete the application process
  • access centre for OESP -- assistance with applications
Seasonal Income Tax Clinic -- by appointment

Newcomer to Canada Program
  • assistance accessing health services, education, English language class referrals, translation and interpretation
  • orientation and information workshops, referrals regarding government services
  • assistance filling out forms for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
  • solution-focused counselling
  • individual advocacy when needed to obtain community and government services
  • translation of foreign documents for settlement and educational purposes; Commissioner of Oaths for verifying documents
Wellness Counselling for Newcomers -- one-on-one sessions to address stress, anxiety, isolation or relationships; workshops; referrals to other mental health services

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)
  • English classes, upon assessment by Achēv -- see separate entry
  • childminding may be available for attendees with children 6 months to 6 years
  • bus fare for eligible clients
  • evening and weekend classes
Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS)
  • assists newcomer students and their families with settling into their schools and communities
  • outreach program based in elementary and secondary schools from mid-August to end of June
Newcomer Youth Community Engagement (NYCE)
  • helps newcomer youth learn about Canadian culture and society, and interact with youth their own age
  • volunteers assist with English language skills, social skills, leadership building activities, life skills workshops
Disability and Settlement Services
  • for newcomers with a disability
  • information and referral, advocacy
EarlyON Child and Family Centres -- see separate entries

Growing Together in Peel (CAPC)
  • for families with young children birth-6 years looking for extra help and living on low incomes
  • play programs, parenting information, emotional support
  • nutrition programs/food security
Caregivers' and Seniors Support Program
  • education, information and referrals for caregivers and vulnerable seniors
  • assists individuals to stay involved and connected to resources that help them to maintain health, quality of life and independence
  • language specific drop-in groups
Volunteer opportunities
Eligibility
Varies by program

Application Process
Call, email, drop in or visit website
Office
905-629-1873
Fax
905-629-0791
Website
Visit Website
Email
info@dixiebloor.ca
Languages
Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Cantonese, Croatian, Dari, English, Farsi, Hindi, Hungarian, Mandarin, Pashto, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Tigrinya, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese
Executive Director
Priyanka Sheth
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for details
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Call for details
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Updated On
August 12, 2022
Address
Burnhamthorpe Library, 3650 Dixie Rd, Suite 103
Mississauga, ON, L4Y 3V9
Intersection: Dixie Rd and Burnhamthorpe Rd;
Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre Site Location: Main Office
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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Fri
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm, open Thu until 7 pm; program hours vary, some programs offered evenings and weekends
Service Area(s)
Peel Region