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Formerly known as Jamaican Canadian Association
Jamaican Canadian Association, 995 Arrow Rd, Toronto, ON M9M 2Z5
North York West
416-740-1056 ; 416-746-5772
Greater Toronto Area and surrounding region
Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Social services open to all * membership -- African-Canadian or Caribbean persons or appreciation of Jamaican heritage
COVID-19 -- all in person programs and services are suspended, call for information on services offered remotely
* Mental Health Support -- intake through main line or by email ( or
* children and family health counselling, counselling and safety plan for women and their children victims of violence, trauma counselling, parenting through trauma, men's focused counselling support and support for LGBTQ+
* support provided in Twi, Amharic, Tigrinya, possibly French, and Caribbean dialect

Educational, vocational, immigration and employment counselling
* settlement services
* family orientation and adjustment
* housing information and assistance
* assistance in filling out forms
* social and recreation programs for seniors
* young offenders rehabilitation program

Leaders in Partnership (LIP) -- for children 7-14 years with serious behavioural problems at risk of suspension from school
* 10-week recreational program addressing the social and emotional needs of children in developing a more positive attitude towards school and their community
* in collaboration with schools and Toronto Police 31 Division

Kujichaguilia Club (K-Club) -- for young offenders or youth at risk of offending, 16-26 years, of Afro Caribbean and other ethno-cultural heritage
* culturally-attuned staff provide individual counselling, group support, anger management, conflict resolution to help participants integrate into family and community life

Parenting Program -- for individuals and families
* individual support, family mediation, mobile crisis counselling, and crisis intervention
* referrals to community resources, support dealing with custody issues, visitations, home assessments, family court parental assessments and advocacy

Youth Outreach Worker -- for children and youth 12-21 years
* engages and connects youth with services
* collaborates with other community resources

Violence Against Women -- support to women and children 16 years and older who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence or incest
* individual, couple, group and crisis counselling
* individual and group counselling for women who have been trafficked
* legal and parenting support
* also safety planning and lifestyle management

Caribbean Canadian Seniors Club (CCSC) -- members meet Tuesdays and Thursdays
* social interaction and recreational activities
Call or drop in
English; Twi; Akan
None - social services
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall; Designated parking at entrance
Non Profit
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Address: Jamaican Canadian Association, 995 Arrow Rd, Toronto, ON M9M 2Z5;
Phone: 416-740-1056 ; 416-746-5772