Chinese Program

Please click here to download a copy of our Chinese language brochure.

Settlement and Counselling

We offer assistance in navigating legal procedures and provide information and resources regarding Canadian culture, jobs, immigration, housing and access to medical care.  We also provide referrals to other agencies, where appropriate.

Community Education Workshops

Various workshops are offered throughout the year, depending on the needs and concerns of our clients.  Topics for workshops in the past have included: eligibility and access to social assistance, how to complete income tax returns, Family Class (FC) sponsorship, resume-writing, job-seeking strategies and various government services available. Certain workshops are geared towards the needs of elderly people.

ESL Program

An English as a Second Language (ESL) class is regularly offered at the Scarborough location.*

Adult Computer Training Program

Basic computer and software training workshops are periodically offered at the Scarborough location,* depending on client interest.

Community Baking and Cooking Class for Women

Participants meet at the Markham location** to cook together, learn new skills, learn about nutrition and share a meal together.  The cooking/baking class fosters friendship and a sense of community.

Social Activities / OutingsIMG_0122

Day trips are periodically planned to various landmarks or cultural centres in the greater Toronto area and beyond.  Outings are also made with partnering agencies or with other immigrant groups.  Participants get to visit Canadian landmarks and learn municipal, Provincial and/or Canadian histories.  Outings help newcomers build a sense of connection with Canada and other people who have made Canada their home.

Dancersize

The Dancersize class (incorporating music and dance), being offered at the Markham** and Scarborough* locations, provides an opportunity for fun, exercise and friendship.IMG_0118

Summer Camp for Children 4-12 Years Old

The Children’s Summer Camp, offered at the Scarborough location*, includes games, singing songs, educational activities and times for discussion.

Seasonal Cultural Celebrations

Various celebratory events are organized for program participants during the Christmas and Easter seasons and for the Chinese New Year.  These are times of sharing, eating together and celebration.

* Scarborough location: Logos Baptist Church at 241 Alexmuir Road, Scarborough

** Markham location:  Zion Christian Missionary Alliance Church at 2830 Highway 7 (between Highway 404 and Woodbine), Markham

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