Services we can help with:

We are available to help with some or all of the following settlement services

  • Applications for Electronic Travel Authorizations 
  • Work Permit Extensions
  • Expired SIN cards
  • Roma-Identity Certification Letters for Immigration 
  • Assisting with Legal and Community Resources and Connections
  • Assisting with Medical Resources for non-status/refugee claimants, particularly services needed for pregnant women, as we have a partnership/affiliation with local midwives and birthing centres. 

We can:

  • give you information about your rights and entitlements
  • assist you to obtain and complete forms and applications for documentation
  • help you find programs and services in your community
  • help to develop personal and community relationships and resources
  • give you information on:
    • health care
    • housing
    • finance
    • civil rights and the police
    • children’s education, and
    • employment

 All our Settlement Workers welcome newcomers who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans or Queer (LGBTQ+).

Roma Christmas Party 2015

Our thanks to Parkdale-High Park Liberal Representative Arif Virani, MP, who came out to join us at our party.  Mr. Virani is a passionate and personal advocate for refugee rights, and we look forward to his participation in many more events in our community.

Please have a look at this great article about Arif and his beliefs:


The Star News Canada, November 11, 2015: Arif Virani

OPRE RISING FESTIVAL

TRCC Visioning Session 2015

Roma Provincial Youth Outreach Worker (YOW) is responsible for:
  • helping Roma youth identify their needs, their strengths, and their interests
  • advising community organizations about the Roma community in order to identify barriers to services  and to increase the use of services
  • introducing youth to prevention, intervention, and counseling services
  • facilitating youths’ access to employment, education, health, recreation, justice, and other services
  • building community ties between youth, their families, and the Roma Community Centre.

 

This program serves youth 12-24 years of age, residing in the NORTH WEST part of Toronto, specifically in the Etobicoke, Jane/Finch, Weston/Mt.Dennis, Lawrence Heights Communities.

This program is funded by 
the Ontario Ministry of Child and Youth Services, and The Toronto Roma Community Centre has been successfully operating on this initiative since June, 2013