Indus Community Services

Service: Newcomer Services, Mississauga Head Office - Hurontario Suite 206

Record #: PEL0527
Last Full Update: 22 Jun 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-275-2369
Fax 905-275-6799
E-Mail info@induscs.ca
Website induscs.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Deepika Bhalla, Manager - Settlement & Employment Programs; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 3237; Email: dbhalla@induscs.ca

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Elections During the Annual General Meeting

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Services to assist newcomers to Canada to adjust to life in Canada

  • personalized counselling and support workshops, information sessions and guidance on skills development, training and employment
  • translations and interpretation for settlement related issues
  • Commissioner of Oaths services
  • information and referrals to external services such as income tax clinics and legal aid or to other relevant community and government resources
  • online citizenship test preparation classes

English Language Training

  • participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by Ach─ôv -- see separate entry
  • bus fare for eligible attendees, and childminding for children 19 months-6 years while parents attend
  • part-time classes, mornings or afternoons

Employment Services

  • job search training; skills assessment
  • resume and cover letter help, interview coaching
  • labour market information
  • access to computers, internet, fax, photocopier, telephone
  • multi-sector job fairs, networking events

Entrepreneurship Program for Newcomers

  • learn sewing and clothing alterations, with skills, knowledge and language to manage a small business; work experience
  • goal to become financially independent and self-employed

Community Connections Program

  • for those in Canada less than 3 years
  • community support through volunteer befriending
  • orientation to the community and services such as banking, transit, education

Services for International Students

  • settlement counselling and orientation; employment information
  • information on housing, health care, financial supports, assistance filling documents and forms, referrals to community resources



Hours

Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Oakville ; Peel Region
Boundaries Oakville, Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up Newcomers including permanent residents, refugees or refugee claimants, citizens, Minister's Permit Holders, and people with work or study permits

Application

Call for information

Languages Arabic, English, French, Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Urdu
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
3038 Hurontario St
Suite 206
Mississauga, ON
Canada L5B 3B9
Intersection Hurontario St (Hwy 10) and Dundas St E
Mailing Address 3038 Hurontario St 
Suite 206 
Mississauga, ON 
Canada L5B 3B9
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Employment / Training ; Government / Legal ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Arts and Hobby Instruction ; Community Legal Services ; English as a Second Language ; Interpretation / Translation ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees ; Self Employment / Entrepreneurship
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Business Assistance Services ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Citizenship Test Preparation ; Commissioner of Oaths ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; English as a Second Language ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Interpretation/Translation ; Job Search Resource Centres ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Needlecraft Instruction ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ International Students ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees

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