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Indus Community Services

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

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-275-2369
Fax 905-275-6799
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Primary Contact Deepika Bhalla, Manager - Settlement & Employment Programs; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 3237; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Primary Executive Gurpreet Malhotra, Chief Executive Officer; Email:
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 Achēv -- 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 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; Bengali; English; French - Interpretation; Gujarati; Hindi; Punjabi; Tamil; Urdu
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
3038 Hurontario St
Suite 206
Mississauga, ON
Canada L5B 3B9
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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 Employment / Training ; Government / Legal ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading 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 ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ International Students ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees

Agency Overview

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