The Neighbourhood Organization

  info@tno-toronto.org

  1-855-421-3054

  info@tno-toronto.org

  1-855-421-3054

Three migrant workers working on a field

Worker Support Services (WSS)

Program Information

This new program provides support to temporary foreign workers in partnership with agencies across Ontario by:

  • Helping migrant workers to access accurate information and available services and supports including health, legal, and social services in their communities.
  • Increasing education and empowering migrant workers to exercise their rights while in Canada.
  • Supporting increased social, civic engagement and participation of migrant workers in their communities.

This program seeks to build a Community of Practice among agencies assisting migrant workers in the program. The Worker Support Services (WSS) program is governed and supported by the WSS Steering Committee.

Who is Eligible?

Temporary foreign workers (TFWs) and employers of TFWs.

Contact Details

Name: Jennifer Rajasekar 

Project Manager

Phone: 647-296-0161
Email: jrajasekar@tno-toronto.org

Services for Workers

TNO staff and partners provide comprehensive support to temporary foreign workers across Ontario. Learn more about our free and confidential services here.

Services for Employers

Employers can work directly with TNO and partners to support the wellbeing of temporary foreign workers in Ontario. Learn more about the services and supports employers can access here.

Our Team

Jennifer Rajasekar

Manager

Jennifer is the Manager of Social Support Services at TNO, and is primary point-person for the Worker Support Services program.


Languages: English and Tamil.


jrajasekar@tno-toronto.org

647-296-0161

Daniel Quesada

Provincial Coordinator

Daniel is the Provincial Coordinator of the Worker Support Services Program

 

Languages: English, Spanish, and French. 

 

drebolledo@tno-toronto.org

416-475-2627

Gabriel Allahdua

Lead Outreach & Marketing

Gabriel leads all outreach and marketing initiatives related to the Worker Support Services program.


Languages: English and Patois.


gallahdua@tno-toronto.org

416-524-4162

Peter Ciallello

Support Counselor

Peter Ciallella is a Support Counsellor, provides direct one-on-one support to migrant workers in the Southwest Ontario.

 

Languages: English, Spanish and Italian

 

pciallello@tno-toronto.org

Esel Panlaqui

Program Coordinator

Esel is the Program Coordinator for the southeast/southwest division of the WSS program.


Languages: English and Tagalog.


epanlaqui@tno-toronto.org

1-647-391-1096

Juan Caicedo

Program Coordinator

Juan is the Program Coordinator for the East/West division of the Worker Support Services program.

 

Languages: English and Spanish.

 

jcaicedo@tno-toronto.org

1-647-527-4509

Lennox Scarlett

Outreach & Service Delivery Worker

Lennox Scarlett is the WSS outreach and delivery worker for the southeast/southwest region, primarily focusing on Brantford and surrounding areas.

 

Languages: English and Patois.

lscarlett@tno-toronto.org

1-416-524-1898

Eduardo Velez

Outreach & Service Delivery Worker

Eduardo is an Outreach and Service Delivery Worker, based out of Ottawa, Ontario, providing services to temporary foreign workers in the Eastern Ontario region.


Languages: English and Spanish.


evelez@tno-toronto.org

1-647-390-4931

Liliana Lara Higginson

Support Counsellorr

Based out of the Barrie, Liliana provides direct one-on-one support for migrant workers across the northeast region of Ontario.

 

Languages: English and Spanish.

 

Lhigginson@tno-toronto.org

Felena Pereira

Outreach and Service Delivery Worker

Felena is an outreach and service delivery worker primarily serving the Simcoe region in Ontario

 

Languages: English.

 

fpereira@tno-toronto.org

Irene Lopez

Outreach & Service Delivery Worker

Irene is an outreach and service delivery worker primarily serving the Durham region in Ontario.

 

Languages: English and Spanish.

 

ilopez@tno-toronto.org

Vilma Pagaduan

Support Counselor

Vilma provides direct one-on-one support to migrant workers in the southeast/southwest regions of Ontario.


Languages: English and Tagalog.


vpagaduan@tno-toronto.org

1-416-421-3054

Raezlle Lozano

Project Administrator

Raezlle is a Project Administrator, based out of the Simcoe, Ontario office location. She supports the Simcoe offices administrative needs.

 

Languages: English and Tagalog.

 

rlozano@tno-toronto.org

Cecilia Waldron

Support Counsellor

Cecilia provides direct one-on-one support to migrant workers in the southeast region of Ontario.

 

Languages: English, Spanish.

 

cwaldron@tno-toronto.org

Viviana Gadea

Outreach & Service Delivery Worker

Viviana is an Outreach and Service Delivery Worker, based out of Ontario, providing services to temporary foreign workers in the Northeast Region.

 

Languages: English, Spanish.

 

vgaeda@tno-toronto.org

Jitinder Sehgal

Outreach Worker

Jitender is an Outreach Worker, based out of Simcoe office in Ontario, providing services to temporary foreign workers in the Ontario region.

 

Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Jamaican Patwa.

 

jsehgal@tno-toronto.org

Resources

Worker Support Services - TNO

Immigration concept text appearing behind torn brown paper envelope
Freedom of Movement (English) - Government of Canada
Immigration concept text appearing behind torn brown paper envelope
Libertad de Movimiento Español - Gobierno de Canada
Social Insurance Number (SIN) for Newcomers - Service Canada
Temporary Foreign Workers: Your Rights are Protected - Government of Canada
Trabajadores Extranjeros Temporales: sus derechos están protegidos
mental health meter for a person's happiness
Agricultural Workers Tip Sheet (English) - Government of Ontario

Our Partners

Office Locations

Location: Toronto, ON
Address: 1 Leaside Park Dr., Unit 7
Toronto, ON M4H-1R1

Contact Info
General Inquiries 416-467-0126
info@tno-toronto.org

Business Hours
Monday — Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday — 10am – 3pm
Sunday — Closed

Location: Simcoe, Ontario
Address: 150 West Street – Unit #101
Simcoe, ON N3Y 5C1

Contact Info
1-647-391-1096
epanlaqui@tno-toronto.org

Business Hours
Tuesday & Wednesday, 11am – 7pm
Thursday & Friday — 11am – 9pm
Saturday — 10am – 6pm
Sunday & Monday — Closed

Location: Oshawa, Ontario
Address: 1000 Simcoe Street North – Unit #4B (Entrance at Rear)- Oshawa, ON L1G 4W4

Contact Info
1-647-527-4509
jcaicedo@tno-toronto.org

Business Hours
Monday to Friday, 10am – 6pm
Saturday & Sunday — Closed

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