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2019 Settlement Agency Award Winner

BMC has won the 2019 Top Settlement Agency Award. This award is organized across Canada by RBC and the Canadian Immigrant Magazine to recognize the amazing work agencies do to help newcomers settle and succeed. We truly couldn’t have won this award without the great work our staff do; our partners that believe in our vision; our board and funders; and most importantly our clients who have trusted us with their success. It’s a proud day for BMC!!

We sincerely thank everyone who voted for BMC – we know we cannot take this for granted and we need to continue to do our best to serve the community with dedication and care.

Lastly, we would also like to congratulate all agencies that were nominated. We recognize the selfless work they do to help newcomers succeed! Everyone truly is a winner.

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Welcome


Brampton Multicultural Community Centre is a group of diverse professionals dedicated to enhancing newcomer community engagement. Our agency was established in 1987 as a nonprofit organization to serve and work with newcomers to facilitate their settlement and integration into Canada.

We offer a wide range of services and learning opportunities to connect newcomers to a better future in the ever changing Canadian society.

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Brampton Newcomer Day – August 14


Brampton Newcomer Day will offer a variety of programming, from getting advice on resume-building and job-hunting, to speaking to someone about banking in Canada to fun activities for kids, LinkedIn profile picture booth and much more….

Individuals 16+ yrs. must produce valid photo ID to enter the event

Some of the participating Community Partners include:

    • Peel Police
    • Brampton Fire and Emergency Services
    • Brampton Transit
    • Canadian Mental Health Association
    • The Centre for Education & Training
    • Brampton Entreprenuer Centre
    • Access Employment
    • RBC Royal Bank

 

Volunteers for Change (v4c)


BMC’s Youth Leadership Project, Volunteers for Change, funded by the Ministry of Employment and Social Development Canada, through the Service Corps, aims to enhance immigrant and visible minority youth participation and engagement in social action and meaningful service opportunities both locally and regionally.

To learn more click here

#BTCHack – Re-imaging Youth Civic Engagement


Brampton Multicultural Community Centre (BMC) in partnership with McMaster University’s Faculty of Engineering and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel, funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) hosted a one of a kind Hackathon focusing on Reimagining Youth Civic Engagement

The two day Hackathon brought together youth and service provider staff to utilize design thinking processes to create new or improve existing solutions, products, tools and resources that will enhance civic engagement.

Visit our Facebook page for all the highlights.

Succeeding at Work


Succeeding at Work has officially launched and we are now recruiting clients for the fifth (5th) cohort that is scheduled to start September 16, 2019 at Brampton South.

Succeeding at Work is a FREE, 4 week skills training program designed to assist participants for long term employment and will also provide employment support services to help our participants find a job placement in this sector. Participants are required to attend all of the 4 week training.

What you will learn?

  • Introduction to the Food and Beverage Industry
  • Meet industry experts/employers to prepare for future careers
  • Develop strong job search and resume skills
  • Fundamentals of workplace (e.g. Workplace essential skills, employability skills, food safety and technical skills, personal development and soft skills)
  • Support to find full-time employment or apprenticeship opportunities

 

Contact us: saw@bmccentre.org

BMC’s Support Services for Syrian Families


BMC is taking a lead role in supporting Syrian families in Peel. Our team is well trained and informed and has the latest information on resources and support systems to help Syrian families in their settlement process. Whether you are a sponsor or a newcomer family we have the information and resources to meet all your needs. Our team of settlement workers provides services out of our three locations, in schools across Brampton and in libraries.

BMC has also launched a volunteer program; our Arabic speaking volunteers are ready to help Syrian families: register their kids in school, find a family doctor, get all paperwork in order, and find housing and furniture and whatever else is needed. Please contact our office to get connected with our staff and volunteers; we look forward to helping you.

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