Scadding Court Community Centre
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    707 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5T 2W6

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Settlement Services for Newcomers to Canada

While our in-person services are paused, our Newcomer Services staff will continue to be accessible during the usual business hours.

If you need settlement support, please call or email us


Monday to Friday 9:30 am –4:30 pm


Name                                    email                                  Phone                                Service Languages

Grace Lam                 647-613-0787         English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Andy Tan                 647-613-0799          English, Burmese, Mandarin
Alaa Jeremy            647-613-0906         English, Arabic__________





办公时间: 周一至周五,早上9:30至下午4:30

Grace Lam                    647-613-0787                      英文,广东话,普通话
Andy Tan                     647-613-0799                      英文,缅甸文,普通话
Alaa Jeremy                   647-613-0906                      英文,阿拉______



Welcoming people to Canada is a priority for SCCC. Recognizing the challenges of being in a new country, SCCC offers a variety of services and programs, and also helps orient newcomers to their new neighbourhoods.


To book an appointment, please call 416 392 0335 ext. 227 or 246 or email Grace Lam at or Andy Tan at

Funded by:

This program is sponsored by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and services aim to assist newly arrived immigrants with settlement issues such as housing, Child Tax Benefit, OHIP, SIN, Income Tax Preparation, etc. All newcomers welcome. Settlement Workers provide service in Cantonese, Mandarin, Arabic, Burmese, Japanese and English. All services are free of charge.
Settlement workers assist with:

  • Information and orientation
  • Translation and interpretation
  • Referral to community resources
  • Filling out forms including applications for OHIP, Permanent Resident card renewal and Canadian citizenship
  • Supportive counselling
  • Contacting government and other community agencies
  • Employment related services

We host monthly workshops on topics such as Old Age Security, Health Care, Community Resources, Tenant Protection Act, Canada Child Benefit, Job Search Workshops and more.

For more information or to make an appointment, please call 416-392-0335 ext. 227 or ext. 246. Walk-in services are available, but appointments are recommended.

February – April

We offer FREE income tax preparation to low income newcomers.

Appointments are required.

Sanderson Public Library
Every Tuesday 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Settlement workers are stationed at Sanderson Public Library to provide FREE settlement services such as information, referral, interpretation etc. No appointment necessary.

Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre
The Great Start Together Perinatal Program
Every Thursday 12:30pm – 3:30pm
168 Bathurst St.
(South of Queen St.W.)

– Learn about healthy pregnancy
– Get to know some nurses, dieticians, settlement workers, social workers and community health workers
– Talk about labour and delivery
– Find out more about taking care of your baby
– Try nutritious snack and new recipes
– Share experiences with other pregnant women and new mother
– Have a break

For more information, please call 416-703-8482 ext. 230/232/235

DATE Next date will be announced
WHEN Every Tuesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm
WHERE Toronto Public Library
Sanderson Branch – Main Floor Program Room
327 Bathurst St.  Toronto, ON  M5T 1J1
Tel. 416-393-7653
REGISTRATION Register at the library’s front desk or Call Grace Lam at 416-392-0335 ext 227

English Conversation Circle is a FREE program to help you practice your English with other newcomers and volunteers. Topics discussed include culture, food, ecology, and other interesting themes.