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Mindfulness Training Program for Seniors

Are you 60 years of age or older?
Experiencing stress in your life?
Open to learning new coping strategies over 9 weeks?

Join us for Free Mindfulness training for seniors facilitated by Dr. Alexandra Fiocco, Director, Stress and Healthy Aging Research Lab, Ryerson University

Date: Thursdays, May 30 - July 25, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Bathurst-Finch Hub, 540 Finch Ave. West

For more information please call (416)979-5000 ext. 3233 and ask for information about the “Mindfulness Study” or email: rbc.mindful.study@ryerson.ca

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The Parent Cafe - May 18

Are you a parent or caregiver of a child aged 9 - 13?

Join us for coffee, snacks, and conversation about all things parenting!

Free Educational Workshop

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Toronto Public Library, 1700 Wilson Ave.

For more information please contact:
Christina: cnufrio@nych.ca  | 416-799-5963

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LEAP: After School Program (9 - 13 Yrs) - Black Creek Community Health Centre

Have Fun & Learn at our After School Program!

We have games and crafts, sports-based activities, nutritional snacks, and educational workshops for children between the ages of 9 and 13!

Date: Mondays & Thursdays starting April 15, 2019
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Black Creek Community Health Centre, 2202 Jane Street, Unit 5

For more information please contact:
Jasmin: jdematos@nych.ca  | 647-465-3087

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Lunch Hub - For Students at Northview Heights Secondary School

Are you a student at Northview Heights Secondary School?

Join us for lunch!

  • Enjoy a delicious lunch

  • Learn to cook healthy meals

  • Make new friends

  • Participate in fun activities

  • Get free food handling training & certification*

Date: Thursdays, starting April 4 - May 30, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Bathurst-Finch Hub, 540 Finch Ave. W, North York

Space is Limited.

Please register with Joy: 416-554-1919 | jsmith-brown@nych.ca

*Contact Joy for details about eligibility for Food Handling Training.

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LEAP: After School Program (9 - 13 Yrs) - Woodview Park Library

Have Fun & Learn at our After School Program!

We have games and crafts, sports-based activities, nutritional snacks, and educational workshops for children between the ages of 9 and 13!

Date: Wednesdays & Fridays starting March 6, 2019
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Woodview Park Library, 16 Bradstock Rd, North York

For more information please contact:
Jasmin: jdematos@nych.ca  | 647-465-3087

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Employment & Financial Literacy Support for Newcomer Men

We offer employment readiness, financial literacy and life skills for newcomer men.

Employment Readiness Component includes:

  • Employment readiness training sessions 

  • One-on-one coaching 

  • Support in your job search including developing a cover letter, resume and job interview skills, etc.

  • Access to mentors and networking/workplace tour opportunities

  • Support while looking for employment

Financial Literacy and Life Skills Component includes:

  • Support to gain skills and access resources to cope with life changes in a new country

  • Learn basic money management skills to make better choices about your future

  • Individualized support around financial matters (i.e. tax filing, accessing benefits, budgeting, etc.)

This an ongoing program.
For more information please contact:
Ghazwan: 647-637-4176 | gtoma@nych.ca

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Become a Volunteer Mentor!

Share your Skills & Expertise with Newcomers!

Volunteer mentors provide support to Internationally Trained Professionals around Canadian Workplace Culture and the Labour Market. The Mentorship Program matches volunteers from specific industries with newcomers looking for employment in the same (or similar) industry.

We are looking for professionals with:

• Strong Interpersonal Skills
• Good Listening Skills
• Knowledge of Canadian Workplace Culture
• Open to knowledge & Exchange

For more information please contact:

Alin Moayedi: amoayedi@nych.ca  | 647-204-9070

English Conversation Circle - North York Central Library

Practice your English at our English Conversation Circle!  

  • Have small conversations with friendly mentor volunteers
  • Meet new and interesting people
  • Enhance your LINC and ESL Classes

Date: Wednesdays | Starting September 19, 2018
Time: 6 - 8 PM

Location: North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge St. North York

Contact Maria to Register: 
mcrupi@nych.ca | 416 636 2600 extn: 4225

*PLEASE NOTE: Permanent Resident (PR) Card is Required For Registration

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