Indus Community Services

Site: Mississauga Head Office - Hurontario Suite 206

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

Record #: PEL0527
Last Full Update: 25 Apr 2024

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 Arvind Krishendehall, Manager, Settlement Programs; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 3237; Email: arvind.krishendehall@induscs.ca
Alternate Contact Judy Labelle, Director. Newcomer Services; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 1240; Email: jlabelle@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 and guide newcomers to Canada in accessing employment, education, training, housing, health, documentation and financial services

  • 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

Care for Newcomer Children (CNC)

  • child care for children 19 months-5 years while their parents are attending LINC classes

Intersections (Support for 2SLGBTQ+ Newcomers)

  • private and confidential one-on-one settlement support
  • inclusive, safe and positive space
  • workshops, presentations and information sessions
  • resource library, movie nights, arts and crafts and fun activities
  • linkages to external services such as income tax clinics, Legal Aid, and other relevant community services
  • capacity building through community presentations and information sessions to help create welcoming communities that understand and respect the unique challenges faced by 2SLGBTQ+ newcomers

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 ; Community Programs ; Employment / Training ; Government / Legal ; Newcomers ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading 2SLGBTQ+ ; 2SLGBTQ+ Supports ; 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 ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ LGBTQ2+ Issues ; Organizational Planning and Development Support ~ LGBTQ2+ Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees

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