• HELLO OAKVILLE! ANNOUNCING OUR NEWEST SITE

    Indus is excited to announce the opening of its new site in Oakville which will offer the HR Bridging Program, Entrepreneurship Program, Community Connections and Employment Services. Stay tuned for the official opening!

  • BRIDGING PROGRAM FOR HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONALS

    Offered in Mississauga, Brampton & Oakville. Sign up today for our upcoming orientation session in Mississauga on either Tuesday, December 18th, Thursday, January 10th or 31st, 2019

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  • ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM FOR NEWCOMERS

    Indus is excited to introduce our new entrepreneurship and income generation program for newcomers in the field of sewing and alterations. This is a unique training program tailored specifically to meet the needs of newcomers who have some basic sewing skills or interest in sewing and alterations.

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  • Community Connections

    Make a difference in the life of a newcomer family today to build resilient and integrated communities! The Community Connections program is looking to match newcomer families or individuals with local volunteers who will become their mentor and guide and enable them to transition successfully in their new community!

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    Are you a newcomer to Canada? Would you like to connect with a local mentor to learn more about your community and the resources available?

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  • NEW CULTURAL COMMUNITY LONG-TERM CARE HOME APPROVED IN MISSISSAUGA

    The Government of Ontario has awarded 320 new long-term care beds in Mississauga to a new partnership between Indus Community Services (Indus), Trillium Health Partners (THP), and Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care (Yee Hong).

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  • Programs and services for the whole community

    Family Services Health Services Newcomer Services Volunteering

 

Supporting new beginnings

Family Services

The Indus Family Services Program provides crisis intervention, counselling, mediation, case conferencing and day-to-day support to youth and adults to decrease the risk of violence and abuse, homelessness, mental health crisis and hospitalization. We welcome clients of all faiths, genders, ethnicity and sexual orientation. Our Family Services programs are free of charge, completely confidential and culturally and linguistically responsive. Indus staff members speak a variety of languages including Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Urdu, Bengali, English and French. All Family Services staff members are trained in Risk Assessment and Holistic Crisis Intervention and Planning. They can also provide you with a wide range of referrals to services and long-term support.

Health Services

Indus Health Services has grown over the years to match the demands of our aging population. With more and more of us reaching retirement age, community programs have grown and altered their structure to keep pace. Originally founded as India Rainbow Community Services of Peel in 1985, our agency is now fully accredited. Our programs provide patient-centred care to frail and/or cognitively impaired individuals in a safe and encouraging environment. Our services promote healthy aging, encourage an active lifestyle and ensure that the privacy and dignity of all our participants remain intact. Indus offers culturally and linguistically appropriate services to the entire community and has special expertise in South Asian cultures.

Newcomer Services

Starting a new life in a new country or city can be intimidating. Often we don’t know where to begin or who to turn to first for assistance. You can take comfort in knowing that Indus Community Services has over 30 years of experience guiding newcomers through the maze of employment, education & training, housing, health, citizenship, and financial questions that first come to mind. Our programs are free of charge and culturally and linguistically responsive. Our staff speaks a variety of languages including Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati and Arabic. Our programs are inclusive and welcome individuals of all faiths, gender, ethnicity and sexual orientation. We will be there for you step by step to ensure your transition goes as smoothly as possible.

Volunteering

Volunteering is one way you can make a difference! With a variety of roles and responsibilities available, volunteering at Indus can be a rewarding experience. Not only will you make a positive difference in the life of an Indus client, you can also learn new skills that may help your own career aspirations.

News & Events

Adult Day Services Summer Picnic 2019

Adult Day Services Summer Picnic 2019

Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors!. Our Adult Day Services clients and staff, enjoyed a beautiful sunny day out at the Lakefront Promenade Park, Mississauga where they participated in a relaxing nature walk, fun games and musical related activities.

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Joint AGM with Indus, PCHS and Seva Food Bank

Joint AGM with Indus, PCHS and Seva Food Bank

Demonstrating community unity, and being jointly committed to further improving & expanding services in a cooperative and deliberate manner”, Indus Community Services, Punjabi Community Health Services and Seva Food Bank held a joint Annual General Meeting at a well attended function in Mississauga recently.

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Human Resources (HR) Bridging Program 4th Cohort Graduation

Human Resources (HR) Bridging Program 4th Cohort Graduation

Indus Community Services recently celebrated the graduation of the students of its Bridging Program for Human Resources Professionals at a well-attended ceremony at their Oakville location. Congratulations to all the graduates and we wish you well as you continue your journey!

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