Jewish Immigrant Aid Services Toronto

Site: 1 Open Door York Region Branch

Record Details
Alternate Name DTD ; JIAS Toronto
Office Phone 905-881-6500
Primary Contact Lea Soibelman; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Joanna Sasson Morrison; Phone: ext 5440; Email:
Established 1922
Description (Service) Settlement -- pre-arrival immigration information * newcomer counselling, integration and orientation, support groups, information and referral * assistance in finding housing * computer access * assistance with documentation * notary public

Employment Services -- resumes, vocational counselling * JumpStart -- connecting skilled or internationally trained professional newcomers to employment with job placements, mentorship opportunities, volunteering and networking connections in their preferred fields * short term financial assistance * newcomer scholarships for education or upgrading * various entrepreneurship or business start-up programs

Community Connections Mentorship Program -- group activities for newly arrived immigrants and refugees of all ages 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 * seniors programs * summer camp for children 30 months-15 years
Hours Central Intake Mon-Thu 9 am-5:15 pm, Fri 9 am-3 pm
Dates Jack Shindman / ShaRna Foundation Scholarship 2018 complete applications due on or before April 30, 2018
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Landed immigrants, refugees or temporary residents * focus on Jewish community
Application Call for appointment
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Hebrew ; Russian ; Spanish
Fees Fees may apply for some programs or services contact for information
Located In Community Vaughan
Address & Map
Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Jewish Community Campus
9600 Bathurst St, Ste 242
Vaughan, ON L6A 3Z8
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Intersection Bathurst St and Rutherford Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Business Assistance Services ~ Jewish Community ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Cultural Transition Counselling ~ Jewish Community ; Day Camps ~ Jewish Community ; Housing Search Assistance ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Immigrant Mutual Assistance Associations ~ Jewish Community ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Jewish Community ; Immigrant/Refugee Support Groups ~ Jewish Community ; Job Search/Placement ~ Internationally Trained Skilled Workers ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Jewish Community ; Notary Public Services ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Social Clubs/Events ~ Older Adults ~ Jewish Community ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Student Financial Aid ~ Jewish Community ; Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance ~ Jewish Community


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