N Income Support and Employment

Address: 555 Richmond St West Ste 711, Toronto, ON M5V 3B1

Mail address: Box 115 555 Richmond St West, Toronto, ON M5V 3B1
Location: Toronto Central
Office phone: 416-504-5516
Fax: 416-504-4654
Email: yes@yes.on.ca
Website: www.yes.on.ca
Service contact: Tara Cracknell, Outreach Coordinator
Boundaries: City of Toronto:
Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu 9 am-5 pm; Wed 9 am-6 pm; Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility: Unemployed and out of school youth 15-30 years
Office phone: 416-964-6657
Fax: 416-964-6658
Email: info@stjamestown.org
Web site: www.stjamestown.org
Address: 200 Wellesley St E, Toronto, ON, M4X 1G3

Location (Intersection): Toronto East (Sherbourne St and Wellesley St E)
Hours: Monday-Friday 9 am-8 pm, Saturday 9 am-4 pm
Languages of service: English ; Spanish ; Korean ; Filipino ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Farsi ; Tamil ; not all languages available all the time
Eligibility: Open to all including immigrants and refugees, individuals, youth and families
How to apply: Call or drop in to register for programs
Fees: None
Physical access: Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance but not washrooms
Service description: Community hub
  • multicultural focus
  • after school program
  • Settlement services
  • information and referral
  • early childhood education bridging program
  • employment services
  • English conversation group
  • intergenerational program
  • breakfast club for women
  • group for Chinese seniors
  • diabetes education
  • computer classes
  • fitness and recreational activities

Services provided by partner agencies including Central Neighbourhood House, Sherbourne Health Centre, Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office -- see separate entries
  • also St James Town Safety Committee, St James Town Service Providers Network and others
    Organization type: Non Profit ; Registered Charity

    Last complete update: 2013-01-21
  • Office phone: 416-944-9697
    Email: communitymatters@communitymatterstoronto.org
    Web site: www.communitymatterstoronto.org
    Address: 260 Wellesley St E, Ste 102, Toronto, ON, M4X 1G6

    Location (Intersection): Toronto East (Parliament St-Wellesley St E)
    Hours: Monday to Friday 10 am-5 pm
    Languages of service: English ; Spanish ; Arabic ; Urdu ; Hindi ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Tamil ; Nepali
    Eligibility: Residents of St James Town and surrounding community
    How to apply: Call, drop in or e-mail
    Fees: Most programs free - nominal fees for swimming and first aid training
    Physical access: Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
    Service description: - Community development programs for all ages
    • computer access and training
    • conversational English
    • information and referral

    Children's Programs: - after school programs at Rose Avenue School - homework club
    Employment Services: - career counselling - job club
    Health and Recreation: - first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training
    • nutrition programs
    • swimming and other fitness

    Seniors Services: -- escort to medical appointments
    • friendly visiting, telephone reassurance
    • health education
    • home support -- food preparation, grocery shopping, light housework and repairs
    • referral services
    • seniors club

    Training: -- advocacy
    • child minding
    • citizenship workshop -- application assistance, education and test preparation
    • conflict resolution
    • human service worker
    • public speaking

    Organization type: Non Profit ; Registered Charity

    Last complete update: 2012-07-02
    Office phone: 416-690-3930
    Toll-free phone: 1-800-668-4130
    Fax: 416-690-3934
    Email: frontiersfoundation@on.aibn.com
    Web site: www.frontiersfoundation.ca
    Address: 419 Coxwell Ave, Toronto, ON, M4L 3B9

    Location (Intersection): Toronto East (Coxwell Ave and Gerrard St E)
    Contacts: Patsy Cuffy, Bookkeeper
    : Marilyn Gillis, Administrative Assistant
    Hours: Monday to Friday 9 am-5 pm
    Area served: Canada
    Languages of service: English ; French ; Spanish
    Eligibility: Volunteer workers 18 years and older with construction and educational skills
    How to apply: For application kit, send stamped, letter-sized, self-addressed envelope, or download forms from website
    Fees: $50 non-refundable fee
    Physical access: Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
    Service description: Home building projects in Canada for low income and Native Canadians (Operation Beaver)
    • education projects in Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon
    • projects in developing countries include electrification, road building, school desk construction
    • workers volunteer for 12-16 weeks
    Organization type: Non Profit ; Registered Charity

    Last complete update: 2012-06-05
    Office phone: 416-972-0070
    Toll-free phone: 1-866-343-0070
    Fax: 416-972-9004
    Email: canada@wes.org
    Website: www.wes.org / www.wes.ca
    Address: 45 Charles St East Ste 700, Toronto, ON M4Y 1S2

    Location (Intersection): Toronto Central (Church St and Bloor St E)
    Hours: Monday-Friday (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
    Area served: Canada
    Languages of service: English; French; other languages may be available
    • internationally trained persons applying for jobs, apprenticeship programs or licensure to regulated professions, or seeking admission to college or university
    • employers
    • World Education Profiles -- guidance counsellors, educators

    How to apply: Online application -- visit website
    • Standard fees for 7 day service
    • $115 for basic (document by document) evaluation of all credentials
    • detailed (course by course assessment) evaluation -- $210
    • international degree preview -- $25

    Physical access: Wheelchair accessible -- call for details
    Service description:
    • Verification and assessment of academic credentials earned outside Canada
    • international degree preview -- self directed web-based service
    • online database to assist in placing newcomer secondary students in appropriate grade levels
    • online resources on international education
    Organization type: Non Profit

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    Last complete update: 2010-09-09
    Last modified date: 2011-08-22

    Subjects: Foreign Educational Records Evaluations; Foreign Educational Records Evaluations ~ Internet Information Resources; Internet Information Resources ~ Immigrant Communities ~ Education Issues; Internet Information Resources ~ High School Students ~ Immigrant Communities ~ Education Issues
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