Indus Community Services

Service: Newcomer Services, Brampton Gillingham Office

Record #: PEL1172
Last Full Update: 23 Jun 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-275-2369
Fax 905-459-4347
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Primary Contact Daksha Mulla, Manager - Language Programs; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 3222; Email:
Alternate Contact Harinder Malhi, Director, Newcomer and Family Services; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 1240; Email:

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding United Way - United Way Greater Toronto

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Services to assist newcomers to adjust to life in Canada

Newcomer Services

  • needs assessment and information and referral to community and social services
  • support with finding housing, child care, registering children in school and health care
  • help filling out government forms including housing and immigration sponsorship forms
  • help connecting to language classes
  • workshops to reduce stress of adjusting to Canadian culture
  • supportive counselling -- short-term counselling to clients who encounter difficulties adjusting to life in Canada and assistance in overcoming these challenges
  • Commissioner of Oaths for verifying documents
  • online citizenship test preparation classes

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

Job Search Workshops

  • support newcomers with one-on-one employment counselling sessions
  • employment related workshops and job fairs
  • facilitate the connection between employers and newcomers
  • bi-monthly

Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Oakville ; Peel Region
Boundaries Peel Region, Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up Permanent residents, refugees or refugee claimants, citizens, Minister's Permit Holders, and people with work or study permits


Call for information

Languages French - interpretation available upon request
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Brampton
Address & Map
60 Gillingham Dr
Unit 500
Brampton, ON
Canada L6X 0Z9
Intersection Main St N and Bovaird Dr W
Mailing Address 60 Gillingham Dr 
Unit 500 
Brampton, ON 
Canada L6X 0Z9
Physical Access Fully accessible - Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Employment / Training ; Government / Legal ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Arts and Hobby Instruction ; Community Legal Services ; 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 ; Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Citizenship Test Preparation ; Commissioner of Oaths ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Needlecraft Instruction ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ International Students ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees

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