YMCA of Greater Toronto

Site: Scarborough Milner Business Court Centre

Service: Newcomer Information Centre

Record Details
Alternate Name CCMP ; Community Connection Mentorship Program ; Community Connections Mentorship Program ; Greater Toronto YMCA ; HOST Program ; Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program ; Immigration Settlement and Adaptation Program ; ISAP ; Newcomer Network ; Newcomer Youth Leadership Development ; NIC ; Young Men's Christian Association
Former Name YMCA of Metropolitan Toronto (1992)
Office Phone 416-609-0218 ext 30042
Website www.ymcagta.org/nic
Primary Contact Helen Yang, Team Leader; Phone: 416-609-0218 ext 30044
Alternate Contact Sylvia Weng, Outreach and Community Relations Coordinator; Phone: 416-928-3362 ext 22489
Funding United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Description (Service) Settlement information and referral * settlement information sessions in various locations * guest speaker series * Newcomer Network * access to computers, fax, photocopiers, and phone * settlement resource library * information on topics such as immigration and citizenship, employment and job searching, access to trades and professions, credential assessment, education and training, language classes, health and housing, community, recreation and consumer resources, human rights, legal and social services, child, youth and family resources, food, shelter, and clothing

Community Connections Mentorship Program (formerly HOST 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

Newcomer Youth Services -- youth-focused settlement information and referral * Newcomer Youth Leadership Development -- youth learn about their community, gain volunteer hours, build leadership, language, communication and social skills * workshops and activities for parents and youth
Hours Mon 9 am-5 pm, Tue 9 am-7 pm, Wed-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Markham ; Toronto
Boundaries Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Newcomers (landed immigrants and Convention refugees) * Newcomer Youth Services -- landed immigrants and Convention refugees 13-24 years
Application Walk in, no appointment required
Languages English ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Fujian) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Filipino ; Hindi ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Tamil
Fees None
Located In Community Scarborough North
Address & Map
10 Milner Business Court, Suite 600
Toronto, ON M1B 3C6
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Intersection Markham Rd and Hwy 401
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Copy Machines ; Fax Machines ; Leadership Development ~ Adolescents ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Leadership Development ~ Young Adults ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Public Access Computers/Tools ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Special Libraries ~ Immigration Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Adolescents ~ Immigration Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Young Adults ~ Immigration Issues ; Telephone Facilities


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