Membership Information

CASSA (Council of Agencies Serving South Asians) is a social justice umbrella organization that brings Ontario’s South Asians from various backgrounds together to address various social and economic issues.

You can become a member of CASSA, if you wish to support our mission/mandate. Please refer to the “About Us” section of our website for details on our mission, vision, values and strategic priorities. Starting 2009, members will receive a weekly update on various things happening in the social services/social justice field in Ontario’s South Asian communities. Membership fee is only $10 for individuals and $20 for organizations. Joining as a member will also keep you informed of opportunities about jobs, funding, volunteering and community events.

If you are interested in partnering or becoming a member, please email us at

Membership Form for Organizations | Membership Form for Individuals

Member Organizations Include

  1. Afghan Women’s Organization
  2. Agincourt Community Services Association (ACSA) – Newcomers’ Centre
  3. Agricultural Workers Alliance
  4. Alliance for South Asians AIDS Prevention (ASAAP)
  5. Alternative Youth Centre for Employment (AYCE)
  6. Alzheimer Society of Toronto
  7. Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM)
  8. Bangladeshi-Canadian Community Services (BCS)
  9. Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre (BBNC)
  10. Bloor Information & Life Skills Centre
  11. Blue Hills Child and Family Services
  12. Bramalea Community Health Centre
  13. Brampton Tamil Association
  14. Campaign 2000 Family Service Toronto
  15. Canadian Aids Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE)
  16. Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture
  17. Canadian Centre for Women’s Education
  18. Canadian South Asian Growth and Support Group Services (CSAGSS)
  19. Canadian Tamil Congress
  20. Canadian Tamil Youth Alliance
  21. Cedarwood Tamil Community Association
  22. Centennial College Employment Services
  23. Centre for Community Learning & Development
  24. Centre for Information and Community Services of Ontario (CICS)
  25. Community Environment Alliance
  26. Community Legal Clinic of York Region
  27. Community Social Planning Council of Toronto
  28. COSTI Immigrant Services
  29. Durham Tamil Association
  30. Epilepsy Toronto
  31. Evergreen Hospice
  32. Family Inter-Generation Link (FIG Link)
  33. Family Services of York Region
  34. Goodwill Job Shop Program
  35. Harmony Hall Centre for Seniors
  36. Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
  37. Human Endeavour
  38. Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
  39. InCharge Canada
  40. InDANCE
  41. India Rainbow Community Services
  42. Interim Place
  43. Jafari Islamic Housing Corporation
  44. Job Skills Employment & Business Programs & Support
  45. Labour Education Centre
  46. Markham Arts Council
  47. Markham Tamil Organization
  48. Menaka Thakkar Dance Company
  49. Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence against Women and Children (METRAC)
  50. Multicultural Community Interpreter Services (MCIS)
  51. Nepalese Canadian Community Services
  52. Newcomer Women’s Services Toronto (NEW)
  53. Ontario Bengali Cultural Society
  54. Outdoor Venture Fishing & Hunting Club
  55. Pak Seniors Forum (PSF)
  56. People for Education
  57. Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services
  58. Punjabi Arts Association
  59. Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS)
  60. Rehma Community Services
  61. Riverdale Immigrant Women’s Centre
  63. Sandgate Women Shelter
  64. Scadding Court Community Centre
  65. Scarborough Women’s Centre
  66. Schizophrenia Society of Ontario
  67. School of Continuing Studies-University of Toronto
  68. Service Employees International Union
  69. Sherbourne Health Centre
  70. Skills for Change
  71. Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO)
  72. Social Services Network of York Region (SSN)
  73. South Asian Autism Awareness Centre (SAAAC)
  74. South Asian Family Support Services (SAFSS)
  75. South Asian Heart Health Group (SAHHG)
  76. South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO)
  77. South Asian Visual Arts Centre (SAVAC)
  78. South Asian Women’s Centre (SAWC)
  79. South Riverdale Community Heath Centre (SRCHC)
  80. Springtide Resources Inc.
  81. Tamil Eelam Society of Canada Multicultural Settlement Services (TESCO)
  82. Tetrault Arts Productions
  83. The Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW-UNIFOR)
  84. The Elizabeth Fry Society
  85. Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office (TNO)
  86. Times Change Women’s Employment Services
  87. Toronto North Support Services
  88. Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
  89. UFCW Canada Local 1000A
  90. UFCW Locals 175 & 633
  91. United Food and Commercial Workers
  92. United Way of Toronto
  93. Vasantham
  94. Villa Karuna Home for Seniors
  95. Warden Woods Community Centre
  96. Willow Breast & Hereditary Cancer Support Canada
  97. Wind Fall Basics-Clothing Support Service
  98. Women’s Health in Women’s Hands (WHWH)
  99. Worker’s Action Centre
  100. York Region Social Planning Council