Social Services Network of York Region

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Description & Services
Description Delivers culturally and linguistically appropriate direct services to the South Asian community through partnerships developed with other service providers * information and referral service linking the South Asian community in York Region to service providers targeting newcomers, families, and youth * culturally sensitive assistance in various languages to the South Asian Community in York Region * recreational and social programs 
NEWCOMERS: settlement services, employment services, legal assistance through community legal aid clinics, citizenship participation, housing.  
FAMILIES: parenting courses, intergenerational counselling, family violence (including spousal/elder/child abuse), mental health services (counselling and addiction services), seniors' programs/assistance, financial counselling/assistance, family/women's support groups, housing.  
YOUTH: educational issues, job search assistance, counselling services/financial assistance, mental health assistance, health issues, mentoring programs, peer support groups, issues related to violence, legal aid, career exploration.  
SENIORS: South Asian Adult Day Program in collaboration with Unionville Home Society
Dates Year round
Hours Monday-Thursday 8:30 am-5:30 pm * Friday 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Languages English ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Tamil ; Urdu
Fees Program
Location, Telephone & Internet
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Location Markham
Areas Served Greater Toronto Area
Address & Map
8 Shadlock St, Unit 5A
Markham, ON L3S 3K9
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Major Intersection Markham Rd / Steeles Ave E
Office Phone 905-554-9033
Contact Information
Primary Executive Sumi Prabaharan, Executive Director; Email:
Search Category
Settlement Headings Children and Youth ; Cultural Associations and Recreation ; Education, Learning and Training ; Employment/Credential Assessment ; Financial Support ; Housing ; Immigration and Citizenship ; Legal/Advocacy Services ; Welcome Services
Subjects Abuse ; Citizenship ; Community information centres ; Counselling ; Cultural communities ; English as a second language ; Financial counselling ; Immigrants ; Information and referral ; Mental health ; Nonprofit organizations ; Parenting support ; Recreational activities ; Rentals ; Seniors ; Settlement services ; South Asian community ; Volunteer opportunities ; Youth
Other Details
Alternate Name SSN
Established 2004
Funding Provincial ; Donations ; United Way ; Fees


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