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Organization: Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto  
Phone Numbers: 416-963-9963
Fax: 416-963-5062
Email: บา คา ร่า ใน กรุงเทพ
191 Gerrard St E
Toronto, ON
M5A 2E5
Intersection: Sherbourne St and Gerrard St E
Hours: Mon-Fri 10 am-4:30 pm * some evening and weekend workshops

Food Bank -- Fri 10 am-12 noon * Meal Programs: Lunch -- Mon-Fri 12:30 pm-1:30 pm * Drop-in -- Tue, Thu-Fri 10 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Pamela Hart - Executive Director
Service Description: Multiservice agency

Crisis intervention * information and referral * urban orientation * community outreach * food programs

Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children -- home visits for families with children birth-6 years * auntie approach * prenatal and postpartum support * early education support, links to community resources and referrals * Pimaatsiwin -- drop-in for mothers and children birth-6 years * parenting classes * prenatal programs * community kitchen, healthy families training and workshops

Trauma Support -- 416-525-9653 * case management * peer support * peer-led support circles * trauma counseling

Community and Family Wellness Support -- support, counselling and referrals specializing in legal assistance, ending violence and general assistance

Cultural programming -- women's and youth hand drumming, arts and crafts, beading, Full Moon Ceremonies, Traditional feasts, Ojibwe language class * fitness programs * cultural traditions, crafts, support groups, speakers

Drop-in -- showers, laundry, clothing, shoes, feminine hygiene products

Food Bank -- women and youth circles * for Aboriginal women and their families * drop in Wednesday 9:30 am-11:30 am * emergency supply of milk and diapers * member of Daily Bread Food Bank * meal programs -- lunch Monday to Friday

Housing Program -- information and referral * assistance finding and accessing safe, stable housing

Investing in Women's Futures -- self-employment and pre-employment training program * includes skill-building workshops, educational bridging programs, traditional counselling and activities * dress for success program and clothing bank

Services and Programs:

Fees: None * Associate memberships are also available for Aboriginal women living outside GTA
Application: Drop in or call for appointment * food bank -- at initial intake assessment discussion, income and address information, and identification for household members, may be requested, such as band number and health card -- call for details * SVRT -- book an appointment at 416-525-9653 or email
Eligibility / Target Population: Women of Aboriginal ancestry (Status, Non-Status, Métis, Inuit) or women with children of Aboriginal ancestry * meal programs open to all women * Aboriginal female youth of Aboriginal ancestry * must live in Greater Toronto Area
Languages: English * Cree * Ojibway
Area Served:
Bolton Caledon, Bramalea, Brampton, Burlington, Dufferin, Durham North East, Durham West, East York, Etobicoke, Halton Hills, Milton, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, North West Mississauga, North York, Oakville, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, South Etobicoke, South West Mississauga, Toronto, Wellington, York - Toronto, York Region  
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Indigenous Peoples
Child and Youth Community Health Care Programs
Clothing and Household Items
Crisis Intervention
Employment Assistance for Indigenous Peoples
Fitness Centres and Programs
Food Banks
Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples
Hospitality Meals
Housing Referral and Rights
Parenting Education
Prenatal Classes and Programs
Shelters and Drop-in Centres for Adults

This information was last completely updated on September 6, 2018

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