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Organization: Working Women Community Centre - Gladstone Avenue Site  
Phone Numbers: 416-532-2824
Fax: 416-532-1065
533A Gladstone Ave
Toronto, ON
M6H 3J1
Intersection: Dufferin St and Bloor St W
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Executives: Marcie Ponte - Executive Director
Service Description: Community centre * multiservice agency * cross cultural focus

Settlement services -- one on one information and referral, orientation, counselling, documentation, social assistance applications, interpretation * information sessions and workshops

Women support groups -- counseling and support groups for assaulted women * Spanish-speaking seniors club * Portuguese-speaking seniors group * groups for Portuguese-speaking, Spanish-speaking and Mandarin-speaking women * wellness and fitness program * advocacy * public education * community development

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) -- in-home school readiness program for low income families, serving Jane and Finch, Malvern, Thorncliffe and Toronto West

Tutoring program -- for students of Portuguese or Spanish-speaking heritage

Latinx parent for change -- 27 hours training course for parents to learn how the Ontario Education System works and get involved in school councils and other committees

Live in Care Giver support program -- individual support, employment and employer related issues, employment training opportunities

Community engagement -- community led activities, volunteering, leadership development for youth, women and seniors

Fees: None
Application: Call for appointment
Eligibility / Target Population: Immigrants and newcomers
Languages: English * Arabic * Chinese (Mandarin) * Ewe * Ga * Portuguese * Punjabi * Spanish * Tigrinya * Twi * Urdu
Area Served:
Durham West, East York, Etobicoke, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, North York, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, South Etobicoke, Toronto, York - Toronto  
See Also: Community Resource Centres
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Employment Assistance
English/French as a Second Language (ESL/FSL) Training Programs
Fitness, Recreational and Social Programs for Seniors
Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services
Translation and Interpretation Services

This information was last completely updated on January 27, 2017

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