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Native Women’s Resource Centre of Greater Toronto

Group Name: Native Women’s Resource Centre of Greater Toronto

Description: The Native Women’s Resource Centre of Toronto (NWRC) continues to honour the vision of our founders by providing a welcoming atmosphere for all Aboriginal women and their children in the Greater Toronto Area. As a registered charity, they offer life-enhancing resources, cultural ceremonies and teachings, skill development, and programs to build our collective capacity and celebrate our cultures. Their programs fall under five broad categories: Housing and Advocacy, Youth, Parenting, Employment & Education and Culture & Spirit.

Where: 191 Gerrard Street East | Toronto, ON M5A 2E5

When: Call for more information.

Contact: 416-963-9963 | info@nwrct.ca | www.nwrct.ca

Meta Centre For The Disabled

Group Name: Meta Centre For The Disabled

Description: Their mission is to provide quality services and supports for the social inclusion of people with special needs. Meta Centre was established as the operational body of the original organization, EOH Meta Foundation. Meta Centre then successfully pursued funding from the Ministry of Community and Social Services, and EOH Meta Foundation re-formulated itself into a successful fundraising body for Meta Centre.

Their services are tailored to respect and meet the individual needs of people with developmental disabilities, including those persons with dual diagnoses and multiple disabilities. These are provided through our multi-lingual Day & Respite Services, Supported Independent Living and Residential Services.

Where: 401 Champagne Drive | Toronto, ON M3J 2C6

When: Call for more information.

Contact: 416-736-0199 | aorlando@metacentre.ca | www.metacentre.ca

Korean Canadian Women’s Association

Group Name: Korean Canadian Women’s Association (KCWA) – Women’s Support Group /‘EVERGREEN’

Description: KCWA Family and Social Services is a non-profit organization established in 1985 by a group of women who were concerned with women and family issues. KCWA’s mission: “Building the Korean-Canadian community, one person at a time.”

To do this, They aspire to:

  • Empower all members of the community to live free from violence, poverty and inequity.
  • Provide culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate services and programs.
  • Enhance the well being of immigrant families and promote their efforts to realize their potential.

Women’s Support Group/EVERGREEN is a group open to any immigrant women who are interested in self-expression through painting. No artistic skills required. Participants will learn a simple and easy technique of ‘self-expression’ through painting and that even a simple line or color can reflect one’s feelings and thoughts. Its goal is for women to be heard and understood through self-expression using each individual’s pictorial language.

Where: 27 Madison Avenue | Toronto, ON M6R 2S2

Contact: MJ Jung 416-340-1234 | family@kcwa.net | www.kcwa.net

Hispanic Women Support Group of Durham

Group Name: Hispanic Women Support Group of Durham

Description: The Hispanic Women Support Group of Durham provides a place where women can talk about different topics free of bias. They also address settlement and isolation concerns for newcomers to Canada.

Where: 134 Commercial Ave. | Ajax, ON L1S 2H5

When: Every two weeks on Thursdays from 11:00-1:00 at Community Development Council Durham, 134 Commercial Ave.

Also in Oshawa on Thursdays from 11:00-1:00 at 66 Simcoe St. South

Contact: 905-686-2661 Ext. 105

Delta Family Resource Centre – Support for Young Parents

Group Name: Delta Family Resource Centre – Young Parents Connect Playgroup

Description: A multilingual, muti-ethnic, community based organization working with families and children to enhance their potential through programs that promote their well-being and involvement in the community. They are guided by the principles of ensuring accessibility, building equity, and strengthening community capacity. They offer a range of support services to caregivers of children, settlement programs and services, community support, and a range of activities that enhance individual skills and promotes healthy communities.

Young Parents Connect Playgroup is a program for young parents and their children. Group discussions involve referrals to pre-natal class, parenting education, one-on-one individual support, consultation with public health nurse, and parenting resources. Enjoy various activities with your child:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Songs and Rhymes
  • Playing with your child
  • Make, share and enjoy healthy meals

Where: Jane & Sheppard Mall | 2721 Jane Street, Unit 14 | Toronto, ON M3L 1S3

When: Mondays from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Contact: 416-747-1172 | contactus@dfrc.ca | www.dfrc.ca

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