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Afghan Women's Organization. North York Program Site

Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program -- needs assessment * information and referral * advocacy * orientation * sponsorship of refugees * translation and interpretation * escort * assistance in finding housing * health workshops * heritage language classes * skills upgrading * seniors program for mutual support and education * youth program offering services in settlement, counselling, skills development and social events * Homework Club with individual assistance and group work * citizenship test preparation classes

English as a Second Language / LINC -- participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by YMCA of Greater Toronto -- see separate entry * childminding available * day or evening classes

Community Connections Mentorship Program -- group activities for newly arrived immigrants and refugees of all ages to help orient them to their new community and establish social and professional networks * trained and experienced volunteer mentors assist, with focus on citizenship and civic engagement or skills and career development

Financial Literacy Project -- one month certificate course * individual counselling and orientation sessions

Family Support and mental health services -- parenting sessions * mental health -- support groups, counselling, crisis intervention * Women's Circle * Make the First Move -- yoga and zumba fitness classes for women

Community development including Afghan Women's Catering Group * Afghan Sewing Circle * media and overseas projects


English; Farsi; Dari; Pashto; Uzbek

Physical Access

Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall



Last updated:11-Jul-19
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747 Don Mills Rd Bsmt, Toronto, ON M3C 1T2