Afghan Association of Ontario

Record #: MET0019
Last Full Update: 21 Feb 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-744-9289
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Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Afghan Women's Support Program -- provides short-term counselling to clients who encounter difficulties in adjusting to life in Canada and assistance in overcoming these challenges

Community 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

Translation and Interpretation Services

  • professionally trained interpreters with expertise in health, community and social services
  • translation and revision
  • immediate over the phone interpretation

Seniors Program

  • counselling and referral
  • seniors helping seniors

Volunteer and TV Broadcasting Program Assistance-- television broadcasts Friday nights and Saturdays

Youth Empowerment Program

  • monthly discussion group on issues such as employment, school problems
  • community collaboration with police and others
  • information about school choices, postsecondary education, employment
  • mentorship program

Contact organization for information

Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York County
Eligibility Citizens, landed immigrants, Convention refugees, and those intending to apply for landed status

Apply in person

Languages Dari, English, Hindi, Pashto, Urdu
Fees Vary - contact organization for information

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
1280 Finch Ave W
Unit 205
Toronto, ON
Canada M6J 3K6
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Intersection Dufferin St and Hwy 401
Mailing Address 1280 Finch Ave W 
Unit 205 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M6J 3K6
Physical Access Unknown - Call for details

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