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Step 1 - Resources

1 Are you a newcomer?

RWC Programs & Services

Newcomer Assistance & Integration

Rexdale Women's Centre offers services in 19 different languages to newcomers, immigrants and refugees at various locations throughout Rexdale and City of Toronto. Services include:

  • Needs Assessment and Referral
  • Information and Orientation
  • Interpretation & Translation
  • Referral to community resources
  • Solution focused counselling
  • Employment-related services
  • Form Filling (immigration, Citizenship, PR Card renewal, OW, Child Tax Benefit and more...)
  • Crisis Counsellor
  • Workshops

Learn More

Welcoming Communities Program

The Welcoming Communities Program brings together newcomers to Canada and established community residents for friendship, sharing, and learning. The program includes:

  • English Conversation Circle (ECC)
  • The Newcomer Family Drop-In Program
  • Cooking Club
  • Movie Night

Learn More

RWC Contact

Immigrant Settlement and Orientation Services

Susana Rivera at 416-741-6048 ext. 400 & Nasrin Hotaki at 416-745-0062 ext. 282

Welcoming Communities

Margaret Nwosu at 416-745-0062 ext.250

Government Services

Settlement.Org www.settlement.org

Immigration and citizenship www.cic.gc.ca

Toronto www.toronto.ca

2 Do you need to assess your and improve your English language skills?

RWC Programs & Services

English Language Instruction

Classes are available for Permanent Residents, Ministerial Permit Holders or individuals who have been recognized as a Convention Refugees. The Centre offers various part-time and full-time classes ranging from Literacy/Level 1 to Level 4. Program services include:

  • English Language Training
  • Care for Newcomers Children in Language Program

Learn More

Welcoming Communities Program

The Welcoming Communities Program brings together newcomers to Canada and established community residents for friendship, sharing, and learning. The program offers lots of opportunities to practice English speaking skills through:

  • English Conversation Circle (ECC)
  • Cooking Club
  • Movie Night

Learn More

RWC Contact

Language Training

Susana Rivera at 416-741-6048 ext. 400

Language Training: Care for Newcomers Children

Neelam Sanghvi at 416-741-1633

Welcoming Communities Program

Margaret Nwosu at 416-745-0062 ext.250

Government Services

YMCA www.ymcagta.org

Settlement.Org www.settlement.org

Toronto District School Board www.tdsb.on.ca

Toronto Catholic School Board www.tcdsb.org

Occupation-specific Language Training co-oslt.org

3 Are you eligible to work in Canada?

RWC Programs & Services

Newcomer Assistance & Integration

Rexdale Women's Centre offers services in 19 different languages to newcomers, immigrants and refugees at various locations throughout Rexdale and City of Toronto. They assist you in becoming eligible to work in Canada by helping you filling out the government forms and directing you to the right government resources. Some of the services they offer include:

  • Needs Assessment and Referral
  • Information and Orientation
  • Interpretation & Translation
  • Referral to community resources
  • Employment-related services
  • Form Filling (immigration, Citizenship, PR Card renewal, OW, Child Tax Benefit and more...)
  • Workshops

Learn More

RWC Contact

Immigrant Settlement and Orientation Services

Susana Rivera at 416-741-6048 ext. 400 & Nasrin Hotaki at 416-745-0062 ext. 282

Government Services