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A Bed and a Chair

CultureLink SWIS News

Ayham is new to Canada, he lives alone in Toronto while all of his family is back in Syria. A few weeks ago, he called 211 in search of a nearby settlement agency that supports the LGBTQ community and was referred to CultureLink. He was working at a drugstore to gain Canadian experience while studying to upgrade his mechanical engineering …

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150 Gift Cards Ready to be Distributed

CultureLink SWIS News

CultureLink’s Eat at Home to Learn at Home campaign raised $7,417.87 to provide food for the children of schools in Parkdale and Toronto’s Downtown-West area. It all started with our SWIS team, concerned for the newcomer families they were trying to help during the pandemic. Some of those families relied on Student Nutrition Programs to provide their children with a …

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Healthy Eating & Safe Shopping during COVID-19

Sarah Ahsan SWIS News

On April 30th, CultureLink’s SWIS and Newcomer Mental Health Program joint forces to hold a virtual health and nutrition session in conjunction with Sherbourne Health. The hour-long session, led by a registered dietitian, was called Healthy Eating & Safe Shopping during COVID-19. This presentation was developed in response to the current climate of fear and anxiety around health and safety, as …

SWIS Event Reaches 2200

Sarah Ahsan SWIS News

Live Facebook Events reaches over 2,200 Hungarian ROMA clients in response to COVID-19 Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) is highlighting a valuable partnership that supports the Hungarian Roma community and is between The Neighborhood Office, Yorktown Family Services, West Neighborhood House and CultureLink Settlement and Community Services. This team of Hungarian speaking workers have set up meetings every other month …

March Break information session at Central Technical School

Aqeela Saddiqui SWIS News

On March 6th, three agencies participated in the March Break information session that was held at Central Technical School. Organized by Settlement Workers in Schools based out of Central Technical School, staff from CultureLink’s Youth Centre, YMCA and Scadding Court Community Centre were all on hand to share program information being offered for the March break, some locally and others …