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Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto. Community Programs

Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto. Community Programs
191 Gerrard St East, Toronto, ON M5A 2E5
Toronto Downtown Central
Greater Toronto Area
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
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 * Aboriginal self-identifying women, Trans or 2-Spirited people
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 counselling

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 -- for Aboriginal women and their families
* 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
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
English; Cree; Ojibway
None ; Associate memberships are also available for Aboriginal women living outside GTA
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance - side entrance with lift -- call for details; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Non Profit
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Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto. Community Programs
Address: 191 Gerrard St East, Toronto, ON M5A 2E5;
Phone: 416-963-9963