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Organization: Parkdale Intercultural Association - Secondary Location  
Phone Numbers: 416-536-1783
Fax: 416-532-2531
1365 Queen St W
Toronto, ON
M6K 1M1
Intersection: Lansdowne Ave and Queen St W
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sat 9:30 am-3 pm
Service Description: Settlement Program and Newcomer Settlement Program -- needs assessment and referral, information and orientation * translation and interpretation * assistance with government applications and form filling * citizenship classes and facilitation of ceremonies in partnership * drivers licence written test preparation classes * computer classes * participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by YMCA of Greater Toronto, childminding and TTC tokens available -- see separate entry

Employment services * drop-in resource centre * referral to employment centres * job search training * resume preparation * workshops * access to computers, Internet, fax, photocopier

Newcomer Youth Program -- social, educational and recreational services * information and outreach * employment assistance * peer tutoring * leadership development * in partnership with Parkdale Community Information Centre, 1303 Queen St W

Educational and cultural activities * year round income tax clinic for up to 10 years past by appointment, seasonal income tax clinic with West Neighbourhood House * anti-racism and access and equity programs * community events, festivals

Child Minding Training Program in partnership with Four Villages Community Health Centre, Davenport Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre, and Queen West Community Health Centre

Seniors Programs -- Saturday social and exercise program for Spanish or Vietnamese seniors * Tibetan Seniors Program * TaiChi, Line Dance and Yoga * Thursday afternoon English conversation class for Tibetan seniors

Fees: None
Application: Drop in or call for appointment
Eligibility / Target Population: Open to all * LINC Program -- permanent residents/landed immigrants or Convention refugees
Languages: English * Filipino * Hindi * Hungarian * Tibetan * Vietnamese
Area Served:
East York, Toronto  
See Also: Employment Assistance
Employment Assistance for Youth
English/French as a Second Language (ESL/FSL) Training Programs
Financial Assistance
Fitness, Recreational and Social Programs for Seniors
Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services
Information and Referral Services
Low-Income Support Services

This information was last completely updated on August 21, 2018

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