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Newcomer Settlement

Services

The Newcomer Settlement Program provides newcomer immigrants with information, guidance and support during their settlement process. These services are available to all newcomers, including permanent residents, refugee claimants and immigrants of all ages, and include:

    • Individual settlement assistance and counselling
  • Form-filling, interpretation and translation assistance (Arabic, Tamil, Urdu, Hindi,Spanish,Cantonese,Mandarin)
  • Youth settlement and integration services and programs
  • Activities that promote social connection and community engagement
  • Educational workshops
  • To check out our program schedule, visit here.


 NEW 

Newcomer Online Program Schedule

Our Facilitators invite you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

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Before joining online programs, please review our policy by clicking here.

To join our online program, visit https://zoom.us/join, enter Facilitator’s Personal ID code, download zoom on your smart technology on the first time, and you got us!

Weekday Time Program Facilitator (Click To Join)
M O R N I N G
Monday 11:00-11:30am Conversation English Circle Tarannum Khan 295 479 8320
Tuesday 11:00-11:30am Citizenship Test Preparation Series Click Here
Wednesday 11:00-11:30am Virtual Vacation – Explore Toronto Click Here
Thursday 11:00-11:30am Conversation English Circle Tarannum Khan 295 479 8320
Friday 11:00-11:30am Beat the Heat Maha Elsabbagh 299 584 6067
A F T E R N O O N
Monday to Friday 01:00-01:30pm Information Connection Click Here
Tuesday 02:00-02:30pm Skills Exploration – Learn how to… Tarannum Khan 295 479 8320
02:00-02:30pm Youth Connections Maha Elsabbagh 299 584 6067
Wednesday 02:00-02:30pm Better Together – Moving Forward Tarannum Khan 295 479 8320
02:30-03:00pm #IWILL Youth Group Click Here
03:00-03:30pm Community Café Maha Elsabbagh 299 584 6067
Thursday 02:30-03:00pm #IWILL Youth Group Click Here
Friday 01:30-02:00pm Arif’s Kitchen – Make a Meal under $5 Arif Click Here

 

 

Drop In Assistance
We are not providing in-person supports, however help is available over the phone, through email and through video conferencing.
Available Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 90 Littles Road and 1321 Neilson Road.

Book an appointment for individual support.
Some services, such as form-filling assistance and translation/interpretation services, require an appointment. Please call 416-281-1376 ext. 25 and book an appointment.

Contact Settlement staff for more information:

Newcomer & Settlement Program Supervisor
Arif Rahman

Phone: 416-281-1376 ext.25
Email: arahman@mfrc.org

Newcomer & Settlement Coordinator
Cathy Mwanza

Phone: 416-281-1376 ext. 24
Email: cmwanza@mfrc.org

Settlement Program Facilitator (Arabic)
Maha Elsabbagh
Phone: 416-281-1376 ext. 42
Email: melsabbagh@mfrc.org

Information and Outreach Worker (Adults & Families)
Tarannum Khan

Phone: 416-281-1376 ext. 21
Email: tkhan@mfrc.org

Youth Program
Gowsika Jeyanesan
Phone: 416-281-1376 ext.23
Email: gjeyanesan@mfrc.org