Multicultural Inter-Agency Group of Peel (MIAG)

Contact Information:

3034 Palstan Rd, Suite M3
Mississauga, ON, L4Y 2Z6
Canada
Phone: 905-270-6252
Fax: 905-270-6263
Email: 
Geography served: 
Region of Peel and surrounding areas
Target population: 

Multicultural population including wormen, children and youth, seniors and men (individuals, groups and organizations)

Services provided: 
  • Leadership and Capacity Building
  • Mental health awareness building to the diverse communities
  • Counselling services for individuals and families
  • Training for service providers
  • Seniors well-being program
  • Domestic Violence awareness and prevention workshops
  • Healthy lifestyle and active living programs for women and children
  • Monthly drop-in
  • Volunteer training and skills development
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    Language capabilities: 

    Can vary by program, but includes: English, Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Punjabi, Portuguese, Italian  
     

    Organization description: 

    Established in 1982, MIAG started as a network of community based and mainstream agencies that were concerned with the effectiveness of health, education and social services in Peel Region to serve the needs of our multicultural population. MIAG is a community development and capacity building organization.

    MIAG's mission is to enhance the capacity of individuals and families from different ethno-cultural communities through empowerment, innovation and well-being based programs and services.

    MIAG activities include the following:

    • Identifies gaps in service delivery
    • Ensures the active participation of diverse groups
    • Builds partnerships and enhances inter-agency collaboration and cooperation between mainstream and community-based organizations
    • Develops materials and resource tools to support the inclusion of diverse communities
    • Provides professional development opportunities to stakeholders and community groups
    • Provides education, training and opportunities for community engagement and leadership development
    Who can refer: 
  • Mental Health based organizations
  • Community based organizations
  • Community members
  • How to access: 
    • Call the phone number listed above OR
    • Fax completed referral form to the fax number listed above
    • Send e-mail to info@miag.ca 
    • Visit the website: www.miag.ca or Social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)