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The Newcomers' Centre Team

The Newcomers' Centre Team is a team of experts in newcomer settlement and integration.  We speak 10 languages and offer a variety of knowledge and expertise to help newcomers succeed in Canada.  Call us today!  We are here to help.


For general inquiries:  (416) 292-6912 ext. 3


Jamillah T. Mananghaya-Poernama, Manager                         (416) 292-6912 ext. 323    

Lorraine Arulnesan, Office Administrator                               (416) 292-6912 ext. 326 

Tracy Yu, Settlement Counselor                                              (416) 292-6912 ext. 325   

Karuna Wimalasuriya, Settlement Counselor                          (416) 292-6912 ext. 324  

Nedal Alshiekh, Settlement Counselor                                   (416) 292-6912 ext. 322  

Sarah Liu, Settlement Counselor (for Seniors)                        (416) 292-6912 ext. 332  

Christine Markwell, Settlement Counselor                             (416) 292-6912 ext. 319

Lakshmi Rajan, Citizenship and Language Training Program Officer   (416) 292-6912 ext. 321  

Mounir Nasri, Program Specialist                                           (416) 292-6912 ext. 320 


Economic and Skills Opportunities for Stronger Women

Sarah Liu, Training and Small Business Advisor                      (416) 292-6912 ext. 332 


Helping Newcomers Work

Trevor Abes, Social Media and Web Content Writer                (416) 292-6912 ext. 302




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“Having no other family in this country other than my children, the community hub became my second home.”
Fatima Abdille, Steeles-L'Amoreaux, June 2015

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