The cross-cultural community services association
Group members Aegean—History and mandate Vivian—settlement services Mira– community and youth Kelly—education services Peggy– summary and barrier
History 1973 Founded as Toronto Chinese Community Service Association 1976 was registered as a charitable organization in Ontario2007 agency name changed to “ The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association”.
Vision Mission To facilitate the To assist newcomers well-being of in adapting to diversified Canadian life in their communities neighborhood and to through social provide support to services. Canadians in building a stronger community.
To assist new immigrants to know more about the social system of Canada and help them to adapt to Canadian style of living through our counseling services.
Types of Services one to one counseling telephone enquiries information workshops orientation days for newcomers Settlement fact sheets computer access Information bulletin board
education Employment immigration Health care housing system children’s benefit citizenship Registration (Birth, Senior’s benefit Marriage etc.) Social assistance Tax others
• Volunteer opportunities & Training• Youth Ambassador Program• Women & Senior Support Groups• Interest Groups• Children Day Camp (Spring and Summer)• Parent Support Program
• LINC class(including childminding&transportationsubidies) eligibility: - permanent resident• ESL class eligibility: - Canadian citizen• Citizenship preparation class