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MIAG, Centre for Diverse Women & Families

MIAG, Centre for Diverse Women & Families

Programs offered online for free unless otherwise specified.
  • Women's Health and Wellbeing and Hub Program: weekly Zumba and aerobics class followed by a healthy recipe cooking demonstration; registration required: email Farida Salahuddin:
  • Parenting for Success - weekly parenting skills enhancement training sessions for parents and caregivers offered in English, Arabic, Spanish and Mandarin. Children's After School Program offered concurrently; registration required for Parenting for Success and Children's After School Progam: email: Yasmine Behiry or call 416-669-7348
  • MIAG Children's After School Program - weekly sessions led by a children's program specialist offering fun and educational activities to children/youth 6-12 years
  • HEAL Network Workshops - information sessions offered in Arabic, Spanish, Tamil and English that address domestic violence, abuse against women
Mental Health and Counselling

For information, contact Solinas El-Gamal; or (437) 220-6659
  • Counselling Services - individual counselling including assessment, evaluation, brief intervention, ongoing support, family support, and court-mandated services
  • Ethno-Cultural Communities Well-Being Project - 4-week mental health training courses; certificates awarded upon course completion
  • Self-Employment Program for Immigrant Women - self-employment training for immigrant and refugee women providing information on accessing financing, group and individual coaching sessions and social support with network-building opportunities. For information, contact Kerri Lambie: or (416) 271-1271
  • The Bridge to Employment for Women - holistic approach to career development including; employment skills enhancement and capacity building training; three-month co-op work placement, wraparound services, including mental well-being support, family, and healthy lifestyle programs. For information, contact

Training Programs
  • MIAG Training Unit - workshops designed to meet community needs on topics such as personal safety, visitor visas and immigration, skills training in Adobe, HTML, storytelling. Each workshop series offered for approximately $40-$80, see website for details. Registration required. For information, contact Farida Salahuddin: or 647-638-3332
  • Handy Women 101 - boosts independence in participants through teaching basic home improvement skills and DIY (Do It Yourself) Projects. For information, contact

Open to all; see program description for specific eligibilities
Application Process
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Mailing Address
3034 Palstan Rd
Suite M3
Mississauga, ON, L4Y 2Z6
Arabic, Bengali, English, French, Mandarin, Spanish, Urdu
Farida Salahuddin, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 647-638-3332
Executive Director
Huda Abbas
Programs are free unless otherwise specified; MIAG Training Unit courses approximately $40-$80; consult website for details
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Last Updated On
November 20, 2022
3034 Palstan Rd, Suite M3
Mississauga, ON, L4Y 2Z6
Cross street: Tomken Rd and Dundas St E
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Hours of Operation
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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