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Settlement & Social Services

9 September / 2016
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LINC classes at the University Settlement are open for the 2016-2017 school year and we have a new addition: we are now offering a bilingual part-time Literacy class in the afternoon from 12:30 to 3:30 PM.  This class will have the same curriculum as the morning Literacy class and is open to new students. 

This year, in addition to improving their English language, LINC students will learn about day to day living in Toronto, go on fun and…

5 July / 2016
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LINC students have enjoyed the warm days of late spring and early summer as they completed the first school year term (April 2016- March 2017). LINC will be off for the summer from June 27th to September  6th, 2016. Before the term ended, students participated in various events and field trips in Toronto and enjoyed being new Torontonians. Some of these excursions included seeing the cherry blossoms in High Park, participating in the New Comers Day Celebration at Nathan Phillip Square, taking a tour of Old City Hall, and a picnic on Centre Island.

During…

27 April / 2016
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Come and join us…Settlement Services helps newcomers become a part of the community. This month’s visit to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario was one of many activities we organize for newcomers to learn about Canadian culture and society through firsthand experience.

For more info, please contact Settlement & Social Services Coordinator Jenny Shen at 416-408-4058 ext 223

 

27 April / 2016
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The application for our annual Investing in our Community Scholarship Award is available now! This scholarship aims to recognize exceptional volunteerism and contribution to helping our communities grow. Candidates who volunteer with University Settlement, live in the Greater Toronto Area, are over the age of 17 and will attend an educational institution or training program in the fall as a domestic student are encouraged to apply.

2015 Winners of the Investing in our Community Scholarship Award

Kevin Fellows – $1500.00

7 April / 2016
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Let us help you file your income tax. It’s FREE for low income newcomers and seniors! 

The deadline for filing is May 2, 2016.

To make an appointment please call: 416-598-3444, Ext 264

For more information click here.

25 February / 2016
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This year, our Annual Chinese Lunar New Year Event celebrated the Year of the Monkey.

On Saturday, February 13, 2016, hundreds of guests filled the gym at 23 Grange Rd to enjoy the vibrant, engaging, and fun New Year festivities.

Performances included traditional lion dancing, traditional Korean dancing, Seniors’ performances, Kung Fu demonstrations, a piano recital, and a visit from the God of Wealth!

City councillor Joe Cressy and Trinity-Spadina MPP Han Dong made appearances and spoke to guests about the importance of celebrating the diversity and rich traditions that constitute…

8 February / 2016
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New Year Flyer

Come Celebrate The Year of the Monkey! 

When: Saturday, February 13, 2016. 11am-1pm

Where: University Settlement, 23 Grange Road

For more information contact Maggie Qu at 416-598-3444 ext.233

 

6 October / 2015
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Exciting News! Our Settlement program & LINC school have moved to a new location.  

We are now located at 720 Spadina Ave., Suite 218. Phone contact: 416-408-4058.

We provide confidential and free services to newcomer families, youths and adults. Feel free to drop by and check out the services and programs that are available to you.

20 July / 2015
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Get ready for another lunch celebration, presented by the Seniors Department!

Date:
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Time:
11:00am – Reception
12:00 Noon – Lunch

Location:
Sky Dragon Chinese Restaurant, Top Floor
280 Spadina Avenue

Fee:
$16 per person

For more information, contact:
Simon (416) 598-3444 ext. 240
Grace (416) 598-3444 ext. 269

29 June / 2015
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The University Settlement Seniors Department presents the July Lunch Celebration!

When:
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
11:00 am – Reception
12:00 Noon – Lunch

Where:
Sky Dragon Chinese Restaurant, Top Floor
280 Spadina Avenue

Cost:
$15 per person

For more information or to register, contact:
Simon: (416) 598-3444 ext. 240 or
Grace (416) 598-3444 ext. 269

We look forward to seeing you there!