The South Asian Women's Centre is a voluntary non-profit women's organization run by, and for South Asian Women. Our purpose is to increase self awareness of South Asian Women and to empower women to develop their social and cultural potential. The Centre is a place where South Asian Women of all backgrounds and ages can access a variety of programs and services. We strive to provide an environment where women can work together to promote their well-being.
Programs and Services
SETTLEMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES Our core settlement services are interpretation and translation, information and referral, family counselling, advocacy, support and crisis intervention delivered in English, Bengali, Hindi, Kanada, Marathi, Malay, Nepalese, Oriya, Punjabi, Sinhalese, Tamil, Telegu, Tibetian, Sindhi, Asamese, Urdu as well as other languages as needed by clients. Monday to Friday, 416-537-2276 WELLNESS GROUP In a partnership project with Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
SAWC has been functioning from 800 Lansdowne and providing in person services since 1st June 2020. Prior to this we were working remotely. Please call the office at 416 -537 2276 to book an appointment. SAWC follows the Toronto Public Health COVID 19 protocol.
Tax Clinic 2021
Due to health safety concerns during COVID-19 pandemic, our Free Income Tax Clinic will operate on a DROP-OFF basis for 2020 income tax year. Please, call Dina @ 416-537-2276 to make drop-off arrangements. Please, note that we DO NOT prepare returns with the following: self-employment income or employment expenses (see exception box) business or rental income and expenses interest income over $1,000 capital gains