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Ethiopian Association in the Greater Toronto Area
The Ethiopian Association in the Greater Toronto Area and Surrounding Regions provides social service programs to people of Ethiopian origin.
 
Services
 
1. SETTLEMENT SERVICES:


Information & orientation


Interpretation & translation services


General counselling (Family, Immigration, Legal)


Assistance in finding Housing and shelter


Referrals (training, education, employment etc.)


2. LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION FOR NEWCOMERS TO CANADA (LINC)


Computer-assisted English Language Training (Literacy to Level 4/5).


School trips, support letters to Social Service Agencies, summer school program (for ages 5-12).


Childminding for children (6 months to 5 years old) of LINC Students & Token Support for those who qualify.


We have 5 well trained teachers, 4 childminders, an outreach worker and a coordinator.


3. EMPLOYMENT SERVICE


Pre-employment assessment


Job search & placement


Career planning


Counselling or training & education


Preparing Professional resumes and cover letters


Training in successful interview techniques and presentation skills


Assistance in business plan and start-ups


4. CRISIS COUNSELLING


Long term counselling and follow-up for mental health patients


Life skill training & workshops


AIDS & Drug prevention awareness


Family counselling & support program


Crisis intervention and education


5. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT & INTEGRATION SERVICES


Assistance in employment


Organizing youth activities


Workshops on issues affecting youth


Career counselling


6. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES


Research on community health


Organizing community forums


Exploration of group economic opportunities


7. SENIORS PROGRAM


One in one counseling in mental health & crisis situations


Socializing meetings, sewing and knitting activities


Workshops on health and social issues


Facilitate Conflict Resolution


Advice youth

2064 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, ON, M4C 1J6 Map
416-694-1522
Ages served: All ages
Languages served: English
Fees: None
Area Served: Toronto
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This resource is listed under these topics

Employment
Counselling and Therapy
Multicultural, ethno-specific
Last modified Sep 25, 2008 9:03pm
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