WoodGreen Community Services

Newcomer Programs and Services

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Description
Newcomer Settlement services
  • settlement support
  • orientation to Canada
  • supportive counselling
  • help with selected documentation including permanent resident card renewal
  • information and referral
  • newcomer workshops
  • online and in person workshops
Newcomer Youth Settlement -- for youth 13-24 years
  • friendship and emotional support
  • individual support
  • homework club
  • computer camp
  • sports club and social and recreational activities
  • orientation to postsecondary education
  • job search support
  • support for at-risk newcomer youth
Community Connections Program
  • mentorship for Internationally Trained Professionals -- one-on-one or online program matches internationally trained professionals with a mentor from a similar profession for cultural and professional orientation and English tutoring
  • group activities for newcomers and refugees 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
  • Chinese Workers Network
Participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by YMCA of Greater Toronto -- see separate entry ; childminding for children while parents attend classes ; tablet lending for online classes

Bridging Program for Internationally Trained Professionals -- sector specific language training in finance and accounting, office administration and customer service
  • individual counselling
  • action plan development
  • paid and unpaid job placements
  • mentoring and networking
  • resume and interview preparation
  • business communication, Canadian work environment, business writing and presentation skills
  • on-going support
  • children programming and TTC fare available to qualifying participants
seasonal income tax clinic -- open to all

Volunteer Services -- many volunteer opportunities for all including newcomers to Canada

Some programs and services provided at other sites
Eligibility
Newcomers (immigrants and refugees)
Application Process
Call for appointment or drop in
Office
416-405-5100
Office
416-465-6185
Website
Visit Website
Email
[email protected]
Mailing Address
1491 Danforth Ave
Toronto, ON, M4J 1N5
Canada
Languages
Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Dari, English, Filipino, French, German, Mandarin, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu
Contact
Amanda Choo, Manager, Family Settlement Services
Email: [email protected]
Fees
None
Documents Required
Immigration documents required
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible, call for information
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Updated On
October 30, 2023
Address
1491 Danforth Ave
Toronto, ON, M4J 1N5
Cross street: Coxwell Ave and Danforth Ave
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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, some evening and Saturday programs
Service Area(s)
Greater Toronto Area