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Centre for Immigrant and Community Services (CICS)

2330 Midland Ave
Scarborough, ON M1S 5G5
Tel: 416-292-7510–services

CICS offers early years services, employment services, settlement services and language and service training to newcomers in Canada! CICS offers equal access to services for all those in need.

Hours: Weekdays 9am-5pm

Settlement Assistance Family Support Services (SAFSS)

SAFSS goal is to educate newcomers, women, seniors, youth, and families in their integration process to provide a better quality of life and help them realize their full potential. SAFSS also provides lessons on life skills, protection from abuse in the female and indigenous community, as well as offers supportive counselling and United Way base grants.


Markham Location:

1200 Markham Rd #214
Scarborough, ON M1H 3C3
Tel: 416-431-4847
Hours: Weekdays 9am-4:30pm

Morningside Location:

1154 Morningside Ave #206
Scarborough, ON M1B 3A4
Tel: 416-286-0826
Hours: Weekdays 9am-4:30pm

Kingston Rd. Location:

4352 Kingston Road, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON M1E 2M8
Tel: 416-286-3878
Hours: Weekdays 9am-4:30pm

Christie Refugee Welcome Centre

 43 Christie St
Toronto, ON M6G 3B1
Tel: 416-588-9277

Provides emergency shelter and a welcoming area to families of all ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds. Christie Refugee Welcome Centre also has an outreach program where they help families transition from shelter to houses, as well as a shelter program that provides people with emergency shelter and initial settlement services.

A website that provides information and answers about settling in Ontario, Canada.

COSTI Immigrant Services

Youth Settlement Services
9325 Yonge Street,
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0A8
Tel: 289-842-3124
16th Ave & Yonge St

This program will connect immigrant and refugee minority youth with existing community services available to minority and newcomer children and youth in the GTA.

Open: Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

Rexdale Community Health Centre

8 Taber Rd
Etobicoke ON, M9W 3A4
Tel: 416-744-0066
Kipiling Ave & Taber Rd.

Offers ESL classes for adults where they may prepare for their language proficiency test and citizenship test and multi cultural women’s program for clients who are isolated, frustrated and have difficulty coping with daily stress from their Jamestown location on Thursdays from 1:00pm – 2:30pm.

Open: Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm


248 Jamestown Cres,
Toronto, ON M9V 1N4
Tel: 416-744-6312

609 The East Mall, Unit 32
Toronto, ON M9B 4A9
Tel: 416-621-2515

Catholic Crosscultural Services – Settlement Service Centre

55 Town Centre Ct, Suite 401
Toronto, ON M1P 4X4
Tel: 416-757-7010
McCowan Rd & Ellesmere Rd

Provides one-on-one counselling, ESL classes, an employment access program, referrals and group information sessions on different topics related to health, housing, education, Canadian law, income tax, Child Tax Benefits, immigration and social assistance.


2340 Dundas St W, Suite 301
Toronto, ON M6P 4B2
Tel: 416-588-6288
Dundas St W & Bloor St W

Their Newcomer Youth Centre hosts a variety of different programming such as, an LGBTQ program which allows youth to express themselves through various forms of art, searching for jobs, assistance in filling out forms for school and scholarship applications, finding housing, mentors can be provided for youth struggling with English, Ontario Works Application Assistance and attaining a working permit.

Ethiopian Association in the Greater Toronto Area

2064 Danforth Ave
Toronto, ON M4C 1J6
Tel: 416-694-1522
Woodbine Ave & Danforth Ave

Provides settlement programs for immigrants and refugees, they include – couselling, information and referral, assistance in finding housing, employment, translation and interpretation, documentation, advocacy, community education, youth development and integration, programs for women and children. They also offer a variety of mental health services — psychiatric crisis intervention and counselling including long term counselling and follow-up and life skills training and workshops.

FCJ Refugee Centre

208 Oakwood Ave
Toronto, ON M6E 2V3
Tel: 416 469-9754
Oakwood Ave & St. Clair Ave W

FCJ Refugee Centre serves refugees and others at risk due to their immigration status. They provide assistance with paperwork, translation and interpretation, accompaniment, referral to immigration lawyers connected to our organization, orientation to local social services, skills development, and counselling to support a healthy and positive start to life in Canada.

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