Indus Community Services

Site: Oakville Office

Service: Newcomer and Employment Services

Contact Information
Office Phone 289-295-0765
Fax 905-295-0766
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Primary Contact Raeme Sul, Manager, Employment Services; Phone: (Business) 289-295-0765 ext 6222 * (Cell) 416-659-0513; Email:
Alternate Contact Venant Ferreira, Community Outreach Coordinator; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 295; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Community-based organization providing services to immigrants to integrate into Canadian society and to meet the social services, training and health needs of the local immigrant community
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Primary Executive Gurpreet Malhotra, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-275-2369
Funding Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Programs available out of Oakville office include: 
Community Connections 
Matches newcomers with local volunteer mentors who help provide support with: 
* getting started in Canada  
* learning new life skills 
* building a social network 
* learning about community resources 
* increasing cultural awareness 
Employment Services 
Job Search Workshops 
* supports newcomers with one-one one employment counselling and employment related workshops/job fairs 
* facilitates connection between employers and newcomer job seekers 
* free workshops take place bi-monthly  
Entrepreneurship Program for Newcomers 
* entrepreneurship and income generation program for newcomers in the field of sewing and alterations 
* provides instruction in sewing skills, as well as the knowledge and language skills needed to start a sewing business  
* provides a firm understanding of business knowledge in a Canadian context 
To register, or for more information, contact the Project Coordinator, Bahja Ibrahim at or call 437-238-1173 
Bridging Program for Human Resources (HR) Professionals 
* career building and job search program for internationally trained professionals with experience in the Human Resources field 
* supports internationally trained HR professionals to succeed in the Canadian labour market
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Brampton ; Mississauga ; Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Permanent residents, convention refugees, privately sponsored refugees, government assisted refugees
Application Call for further information
Languages English ; Arabic ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Urdu
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
483 Dundas St W, Unit 209
Oakville, ON L6M 4M2
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Intersection Neyagawa Blvd and Dundas St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Internationally Trained Professionals ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees ; Resources for Internationally Trained Professionals ; Self Employment / Entrepreneurship
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Business Assistance Services ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Internationally Trained Skilled Workers ; Newcomer Settlement Services

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