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Cross-Cultural Community Services Association, The

Site: Peel Centre Branch

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-615-9500
Fax 905-615-0622
Primary Contact Peter Chiu, Acting Executive Director; Phone: 416-977-4026
Alternate Contact Nicole Mak, Centre Supervisor
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 -- support via telephone, email or other online tools * all in-person services suspended and office closed to the public


Assists newcomers to adapt to the Canadian style of living and become the mainstream of the Canadian mosaic

Settlement Services Department -- cultural transition counselling services including one to one counselling * information workshops * orientation days for newcomers * settlement fact sheets * computer access * employment orientation * employment preparation program

Counselling services -- counselling on education, immigration, housing, children's benefit, registration (birth, marriage, etc), taxation, employment, health care system, citizenship, senior's benefits, social assistance

Education And Language Training Department -- helps newcomers become competent in everyday English * heritage language instruction for Chinese youngsters and reading materials in their language * participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by Centre for Education & Training (TCET) -- see separate entry * also computer-based English as a Second Language classes with teacher instruction
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Eligibility Citizens, immigrants, Convention refugees
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin)
Fees Membership - $10/yr/person; $20/yr/family ; None - services free
Site Information
Site Location Inside Mississauga Chinese Centre
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
720 Burnhamthorpe Rd W, Unit 2
Mississauga, ON L5C 3G1
View Google Map
Intersection Mavis Rd and Burnhamthorpe Rd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Community Programs ; Employment / Training ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Computer Access ; English as a Second Language ; Language Instruction ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees
Service Categories Cultural Transition Counselling ; English as a Second Language ; General Counselling Services ; Immigrant Mutual Assistance Associations ~ Chinese Community ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Language Instruction ~ Chinese Community ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Public Access Computers/Tools ~ Immigrants/Refugees

Agency Overview

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