- Medical and Dental Services
- Children and Youth Programs
- Family Programs
- Community Support Services
Operating since 1969, ASK! Community Information Centre provides a variety of programs and services.
Primary target group: Individuals and families residing or working in South/Central Etobicoke.
Some ASK! programs serve a specific target population i.e. newcomers to Canada, individual and families on low/fixed income. Please refer to the ' Programs Offered ' Section.
South/Central Etobicoke for most services.
Community Information and Settlement Services are available by phone or on a drop-in basis - usually same day service.
A number of services are available only by appointment. There may be a 1 - 3 week waiting period, depending upon high client demand for some services (i.e. Legal, Income Tax Clinics, etc.). Call to check.
English, Farsi, Russian, Ukrainian: available Monday to Friday during regular ASK! hours
Spanish: Mondays and Tuesdays from 1:00pm, Wednesday 9-5
Other languages may be available on an on-call basis through other LAMP programs and ASK! volunteers (i.e. Polish), etc. Please call to check.
Volunteers play an important role in the delivery and support of ASK! services in areas such as:
• Income Tax preparation (March and April)
• New Immigrant and Refugee Support (translation, escorting, etc.)
Please call the ASK! Service Delivery/Volunteer Co-ordinator at ext. 245, Monday to Friday afternoons or Dawn Allaby, LAMP Volunteer Co-ordinator at ext. 234 to discuss current opportunities at ASK! or LAMP.
ASK! receives funding support from:
• The United Way of Greater Toronto
• Citizenship and Immigration Canada
• City of Toronto
• Industry Canada
• HRDC (Human Resources Development Canada)
• and our local Community