Newcomer Youth Together Talent Show

Sarah Ahsan News, SWIS News

Our Program Worker – Settlement Worker in Schools, Constance Kendall, hosted a Talent show for the Newcomer Youth! On June 19th 2020, newcomer youth representatives from across the city of Toronto came together to share their talents and thoughts on these unprecedented times of the COVID 19 lockdown. Youth displayed a variety of talents in this one hour zoom production …

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Essential Masks

CultureLink News

When the project started, we had only one sewer and one sewing machine. And then there were nine volunteer sewers and another eight who are waiting to join the team. Most of them speak Spanish as a first language, so we have a Spanish-speaking program worker helping them register with Sewing for Change, the organization we partnered with to provide …

LSP: Successful Digital Transformation

Tanya News, Settlement in the Community News, Workshops and Group Sessions

With the library branches closed since the middle of March, our Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program workers have been working remotely. The team had to switch to digital service delivery and develop creative ideas to design new webinars and pieces of training for their clients, adding them to their everyday one-on-one settlement assistance. LSP program presented the current and upcoming …

Virtual Tax Clinic

Tanya News, Settlement in the Community News, Workshops and Group Sessions

Our Volunteer Tax Clinic at Culturelink has been serving clients in person during the tax season for many years. But this year due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 pandemic and isolation the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has allowed community organizations to host free Virtual Tax Clinics through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) while respecting physical distancing guidelines. LSP program …

The libraries and community centers are temporarily closed. We are working remotely to serve you better.

Tanya News, Settlement in the Community News

We keep working providing telephone and virtual support to all our clients, delivering settlement services to the newcomers regardless of the immigration status. To find COVID-19 community resources updates click COVID-19 Community Resources Learn what financial, social, mental health and other supports are available during COVID-19 in Ontario: COVID-19 Support Available We will keep you updated on the current events …