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Indus Community Services

Service: Newcomer Services, Brampton Gillingham Office, Brampton Gillingham Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-275-2369
Fax 905-459-4347
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Primary Contact Daksha Mulla, Manager - Language Programs; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 3222; Email:
Alternate Contact Harinder Malhi, Director, Newcomer and Family Services; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 1240; 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
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services to assist newcomers to adjust to life in Canada

Newcomer 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
  • help connecting to language classes
  • workshops to reduce stress of adjusting to Canadian culture
  • supportive counselling -- short-term counselling to clients who encounter difficulties adjusting to life in Canada and assistance in overcoming these challenges
  • Commissioner of Oaths for verifying documents
  • online citizenship test preparation classes
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
Job Search Workshops
  • support newcomers with one-on-one employment counselling sessions 
  • employment related workshops and job fairs
  • facilitate the connection between employers and newcomers 
  • bi-monthly
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Oakville ; Peel Region
Boundaries Peel Region, Oakville
Eligibility Permanent residents, refugees or refugee claimants, citizens, Minister's Permit Holders, and people with work or study permits

Application Call for information
Languages French - interpretation available upon request
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Brampton
Address & Map
60 Gillingham Dr
Unit 500
Brampton, ON
Canada L6X 0Z9
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Intersection Main St N and Bovaird Dr W
Mailing Address 60 Gillingham Dr 
Unit 500 
Brampton, ON 
Canada L6X 0Z9
Physical Access Fully accessible ; designated parking at entrance ; wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training ; Government / Legal ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Interpretation / Translation ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Citizenship Test Preparation ; Commissioner of Oaths ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Interpretation/Translation ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ International Students ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees

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