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14 April / 2014
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The University Settlement Immigrant Settlement Adaptation Program (ISAP) is offering a number of workshops this month for anyone looking to develop their career skills or just learn something new.

Acces Employment

This workshop (in Farsi) offers a look at Acces and its services, with a particular focus on the engineering career path. Acces helps job seekers of diverse backgrounds who are facing barriers or difficulty in finding employment. They provide employment services such as networking with the ultimate goal of helping job seekers integrate into the Canadian job market.

Who: Programs are open to any newcomers, refugees, and…

7 April / 2014
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Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and University Settlement is ready to help you celebrate!
Our Mother’s Day Lunch is for seniors looking to get together to thank mothers for all they do.

Friday, May 2, 2014
11:00am – Reception, 12:00 Noon – Lunch

Sky Dragon Chinese Restaurant, Top Floor
280 Spadina Ave.
M5T 3A5

$18 per person

All of the details can be found on our bilingual flyer.

Happy Mother’s Day from everyone at University Settlement!

2 April / 2014
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 Grange Park Revitalization Project
Community Open House & Meeting

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
6:30 – 7:30 pm: Open House
7:30 – 8:30 pm: Meeting and Q&A

Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
317 Dundas Street West

Presented by:

The Grange Park Advisory Committee (GPAC)

In cooperation with:

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
Grange Community Association (GCA)
Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU)
St. George the Martyr Church
University Settlement
Councillor Adam Vaughan

Mandarin and Cantonese interpretation will be available at the meeting.
For more information, please visit www.grangeparktoronto.ca

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20 March / 2014
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You’re invited to the University Settlement Nowruz Celebration!

The Iranian New Year festivities will be taking place at the Grand Opening of the new North York office and will feature food, music, and a traditional Haft Sin table.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
2:30pm to 4:30pm

University Settlement’s North York office
6075 Yonge Street, 4th floor

Everyone is welcome to attend!

For all the details feel free to check out our flyer, or call 416-218-8990 ext.221

17 March / 2014
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The University Settlement Investing In Our Community Scholarship is now accepting applications for 2014!

If you are a volunteer at University Settlement who thinks a scholarship could help you reach your educational goals, this may be just what you’re looking for.

Aside from being a University Settlement volunteer, eligible candidates must:

- Live in the GTA
- Be over the age of 17
- Be planning to attend an educational institution or training program this fall

If you would like to apply, you can fill out and submit the Application Form or contact Lilianne Kondo for more information at lilianne.kondo@universitysettlement.ca.

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26 February / 2014
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In the month of February we celebrated  black history all across our Agency. We got our staff and community involved in various activities which helped them discover and learn about the lives of several African-Americans who made extraordinary achievements in their fields. We also held free film screenings which were open to everyone. We hoped to engage our community and help them to learn about the way in which African Americans helped shape history.

We held a children’s drawing contest which allowed kids to express what each of the figures shown above represented…

24 February / 2014
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Spring Registration is almost here!

Spring Term Registration starts on Saturday, March 1st at 9am.
Phone registration will be available on Monday March 3rd.


13 February / 2014
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Fitness Memberships for as little as $9.50/month for 4 months


Your 2 for 1 Fitness Membership includes unlimited access to:

Over 30 hours of length swimming each week in our 25 yard long pool.  All Aqua Fit and Yoga classes. Gymnasium activities: badminton, soccer, basketball and table tennis. Treadmills, elliptical trainers, free weights and circuit training machines.

 How the 2 for 1 Fitness and Health promotion works:

  1. Two new adult members join and each will pay $58 (total) for 4 months which is ½ the usual fee. Note: If you are 60 or older, or…
7 February / 2014
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In honour of Black History Month, University Settlement will be screening documentaries throughout February. Each Thursday we will host a free community film screening at our 23 Grange Road location, in the Staff Lounge. If you miss a screening and would like to see the film, please check out our links below! We will upload the link to the documentary each Friday afternoon.

Refreshments will be provided and all are welcome! We hope to see you!

Thursday February 6th screening – Journey to Justice

Check out the LIST OF SCREENINGS for the titles and showtimes!

4 February / 2014
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For children ages 4 to 12.

Join us for exciting hands-on activities, sports and more at our March Break camp!

  • This is a  full day camp
  • Supervised lunch for full day participants
  • Early drop off begins at 8:30 am
  • Extended care available

Limited spaces available.