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Immigrant Settlement Adaptation Program

The Immigrant Settlement Adaptation Program (ISAP) for newcomers is funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Through ISAP we offer a wide range of services and programs.

These services include needs assessment, information and referral, settlement counseling, form filling, orientation and educational workshops, interpretation and translation, employment-related assistance, social networking activities for both adults and youth, festive celebrations, day trips, homework clubs, and conversation circles. Services and programs are available for newcomer adults and youth who are landed immigrants (with a Permanent Resident card), convention refugees and live-in caregivers holding a valid work permit. Our services are free and are offered in English, Farsi, Mandarin, Cantonese and Spanish.

Services: 

  • Information and Referral
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Group activities, workshops and orientation sessions
  • Youth homework clubs
  • Summer youth programs and activities
  • English conversation circles
  • Career exploration and guidance
  • Day trips to Toronto attractions

Programs:

  • Tuesday English Café and Teatime chat
  • Information sessions for internationally Trained Medical Doctors
  • Income Tax clinic (February -April)
  • Homework Club (October – June)

Workshops:

  • Citizenship Preparation Sessions
  • Newcomer Orientation Workshop
  • Employment Workshops
  • Computer Training Workshops

 

 

Fees & Registration: Our programs are free of charge.
To register for one of our programs or workshops please call our office assistant:

Manijeh Mehdinia
Office Assistant
North York office
(416) 218-8990 ext. 221

Renee Qi
Office Assistant
Spadina office
(416) 977-8325 ext. 221

Staff Contacts

Behnaz Azad
Director
416-218-8990 ext. 228

NORTH YORK TEAM
Jimmy Lam
Settlement Counselor
416-218-8990 ext. 226

Sharareh Shahrokhi
Settlement Counselor
416-218-8990 ext. 223

Jun Zhang
Settlement Counselor
416-218-8990 ext. 227

Maryam Moghaddam
Settlement Counselor
416-218-8990 ext. 225

SPADINA TEAM
Jenny Shen
Settlement Counselor
416-977-8325 ext. 231

Julia Jia
Settlement Counselor
416-977-8325 ext. 230

Lei Xu
Settlement Counselor
416-977-8325 ext. 229

North York office Grand Opening and Nowruz Celebration
 
The Grand Opening celebration of University Settlement’s new North York office took place on Wednesday, March 26th along with our Nowruz celebration.
 
If you missed it, you can check out our pictures of the event below.
 

International Womens' Day ISAP
English Cafe ISAP

SPADINA & GRANGE SITE – APRIL CALENDAR

NORTH YORK SITE – APRIL CALENDAR

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