Elspeth Heyworth Centre for Women

Site: Blue Willow Activity Centre

Service: Programs for immigrant and newcomer women, youth, seniors and families

Record Details
Alternate Name EHCW
Former Name Elspeth Heyworth Centre for Women (North York)
Office Phone 905-747-1515
Fax 905-747-1510
E-Mail info@ehcw.ca
Website www.ehcw.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/EHCW-Elspeth-Heyworth-Centre-for-Women-412710052150333/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ehcw1
Primary Contact Shirin Mandani, Interim Executive Director; Phone: 416-663-2978 * 437-776-9403; Fax: 416-479-0898; Email: shirin@ehcw.ca
Alternate Contact Susmita Vaidya, Settlement Counsellor; Phone: 416-663-2978; Fax: 416-479-0898; Email: susmita@ehcw.ca
Established 1992
Funding Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and National Trade; Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care; City of Toronto, City of Vaughan, York Region, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Ontario Realtor's Foundation, Service Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada
Description (Service) Provides programs for women and seniors, settlement services, employment services and recreational programs for youth

Programs for women: support for victims of of domestic violence, financial literacy program, individual and group counseling; Programs for seniors: recreational and health related programs, computer classes, dance, yoga classes, board games, workshops and gardening * Arts Centre: art & craft classes for seniors and youth Settlement services: individual and group counseling, citizenship applications, subsidized housing application, child care subsidy application, family sponsorship, permanent resident card, passport renewals, child tax benefits, work permit, refugee claims, social insurance and OHIP cards; Employment services: individual and group counseling, resume and cover letter writing, job search training, interview skills training, mock interviews, workshops and information sessions RivInt Interpretation & Translation Services: service provided to health sector and other organizations by request (fees) Summer recreational programs for youth * Clothing and food services: distribution of donations from food bank and Brands for Canada
Hours 9:30 am-5 pm
Dates Mon-Fri
Areas Served Vaughan
Eligibility Newcomers, immigrant and refugee women and their families, seniors and youth
Application Call or walk in * some services are provided at North York location - call ahead to confirm which location
Languages English ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services ; interpreters available for other languages (fees)
Fees Fees for interpretation and translation services for organizations * no fees in place for other services
Site Location Entrance is at the back of the Blue Willow Activity Centre
Located In Community Woodbridge
Address & Map
Blue Willow Activity Centre Centre
133 Fieldstone Dr
Woodbridge, ON L4L 0A1
View Google Map
Intersection Weston Rd and Hwy 7
Mailing Address c/o Shirin Mandani 
2350 Finch W, Unit D 
Toronto, ON M9M 2C7
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Barrier free rooms
Service Categories Continuing Education ~ Older Adults ; Senior Centres ; Youth Enrichment Programs
Resources Brochure and programs' flyers, book: "Violence Against Women All Pervading" by Ajit Jain


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