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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!

Thursday, August 6, 2015

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

Sky Dragon Chinese Restaurant, Top Floor
280 Spadina Avenue

$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!

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

Sky Dragon Chinese Restaurant, Top Floor
280 Spadina Avenue

$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!

13 May / 2015
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2014 Annual General Meeting – You’re Invited!

You are cordially invited to attend and participate in the business of the 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the election of members to the Board of Directors. The 2014 Annual General Meeting of University Settlement will be held on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the Auditorium.

We will be electing five members to the Board of Directors for three-year terms at this meeting and we are looking for suitable candidates. We are looking for individuals who will bring not only new ideas and…

4 May / 2015
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May is Asian Heritage Month!

The Senior’s Group at University Settlement is holding events throughout the month, including open houses for some of our programs. Classes include: Tai Chi Kung Fu Fan, Mandarin Singing, Tai Chi Chi Kung, Tai Chi, Line Dance, and Senior’s Dance.

We’ll be hosting events throughout the month, so come on by! Everyone is welcome.

Check out the flyer for details and specific dates:

1 April / 2015
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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.

2014 Winners of the Investing in our Community Scholarship Award

Stephanie Tahir – $1000.00
Stanley Huang – $500.00

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1 April / 2015
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It’s that time of year again!

Join the staff and volunteers of University Settlement, the AGO, and OCAD at the annual spring cleanup of Grange Park on Friday, April 17th, from 2 to 4 pm.

We will gather in front of our building (at the south end of the park) to distribute gloves and garbage bags. The City Parks department will also lend us a few rakes and some paper bags to clear up the dead leaves – this will make a big difference!

The rain date for the cleanup is Friday May 1st but let’s hope…

1 April / 2015
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University Settlement facilities will be CLOSED for the Easter holiday on

Friday, April 3 and Monday, April 6.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, April 17th.

1 April / 2015
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Are you eligible for Canadian citizenship?

Are you in the process of applying for Canadian citizenship?

Have you completed your application form?

Have you submitted your application form only for it to be returned?

Have a chance to get your citizenship application reviewed by settlement workers.

Bring your completed citizenship application on Friday, April 24th to have it reviewed for errors or mistakes that can prolong the process of obtaining citizenship.


Friday, April 24
Drop in any time from 10:00am to 3:00pm

3 March / 2015
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Michael Tse

It is with great sadness that the University Settlement Volunteer team announces the passing of Michael Tse. Micheal, or Master Tse as many call him, was one of University Settlement’s Tai Chi instructors who volunteered his time for more than 20 years. He rose to the rank of Tai Chi Master quickly, teaching all who attended his early morning class. During his 20 year position he taught seniors from every walk of life the benefits of practicing tai-chi, inspiring community  members and staff, alike.

Master Tse will be greatly missed. Please take a few minutes…