Jewish Immigrant Aid Services Toronto

Site: 1 Open Door York Region Branch

Service: Settlement and Integration services

Record Details
Alternate Name JIAS ; The Jack Shindman / ShaRna Foundation Scholarship
Office Phone York Region branch 905-881-6500 * Central Intake 416-630-6481
Fax Central Intake 416-630-1376
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Volunteer Coordinator Joanna Sasson Morrison; Phone: 416-630-6481 ext 5440; Email:
Established 1922
Primary Executive Janis Roth, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Sharon Cohen, Secretary
Funding Provincial - Trillium ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; Foundation - UJA Federation of Greater Toronto
Description (Service) offers a comprehensive continuum of welcome, settlement and integration programs and services to help newcomers get on their feet and become part of the community, provides opportunities for connections – to people, organizations, city and Jewish life * pre-arrival information, employment support, LINC, ESL classes and other language training support * summer camps;

Notary Public Services and Translation can facilitate the translation of important documents, notary public on site for certification of documents;
The Jack Shindman / ShaRna Foundation Scholarship scholarship opportunity helps Jewish newcomers and immigrants to pursue a post-secondary degree or to upgrade their skills through education as they rebuild their lives in Canada;
Hours Central Intake Mon to Thu 9am – 5:15pm, Fri 9am – 3pm
Dates The Jack Shindman / ShaRna Foundation Scholarship 2017 complete applications due on or before April 28, 2017
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility LINC for permanents resident or convention refugees * for ESL program eligibility contact English Program Coordinator 905-761-5116 or email * The Jack Shindman / ShaRna Foundation Scholarship 2017: Jewish immigrants to Ontario who arrived in the past 5 years and who are/were clients of JIAS Toronto - see website for additional criteria and information
Application for LINC or ESL classes call 905-761-5116 or email, must get LINC assessment to register * The Jack Shindman / ShaRna Foundation Scholarship 2017 application and mailing address available online and must be mailed once complete, for more information contact 416-630-6481 ext. 5440,
Languages English
Fees None ; ESL and LINC free * 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 Weldrick Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Newcomer Settlement Services


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