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Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto

Service: Community Programs

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-963-9963
Fax 416-963-5062
E-Mail info@nwrct.ca
Website www.nwrct.ca
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Multiservice agency

Registered Charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Pamela Hart, Executive Director
Funding Regional / Municipal - Community Service Partnerships (CSP)
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) 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
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
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Boundaries Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Women of Aboriginal ancestry (Status, Non-Status, M├ętis, 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
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 svrt.casemanager@nwrct.ca
Languages English ; Cree ; Ojibway
Fees None ; Associate memberships are also available for Aboriginal women living outside GTA
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
191 Gerrard St E
Toronto, ON M5A 2E5
 
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Intersection Sherbourne St and Gerrard St E
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance - side entrance with lift -- call for details ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Arts / Culture ; Child / Family Services ; Community Programs ; Emergency / Crisis ; Food ; Government / Legal ; Housing / Shelter ; Indigenous Peoples ; Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading All Services for Indigenous Peoples ; Baby Food / Infant Formula ; Community and Recreation Centres ; Community Legal Services ; Counselling for Abused Women ; Drop-In Centres ; Food Banks ; Free / Low-Cost Meals ; Help to Find Housing ; Infant Formula / Baby Food ; In-Person Crisis Resources ; In-Person Specialized Crisis Services ; Language Instruction ; Parent / Child Programs ; Sexual Assault Support ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Indigenous Communities ~ Sexually Abused Adults ; Community Meals ~ Indigenous Communities ; Cultural Heritage Programs ~ Indigenous Communities ; Diapers ; Early Childhood Family Centres ~ Indigenous Communities ; Family Counselling ~ Indigenous Communities ; Family Life Education ~ Indigenous Communities ; Food Banks ; Food Preparation Facilities ; Formula/Baby Food ; General Abuse Prevention ~ Indigenous Communities ; General Clothing Provision ~ Indigenous Communities ~ Women ; Homeless Drop In Centres ~ Indigenous Communities ; Housing Search Assistance ~ Indigenous Communities ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Indigenous Communities ~ Women ; Indigenous Employment Programs ~ Women ; Language Instruction ~ Indigenous Communities ; Laundry Facilities ; Legal Assistance Referral Services ~ Indigenous Communities ~ Women ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Indigenous Communities ; Personal/Grooming Supplies ; Prenatal/Postnatal Home Visitation Programs ~ Indigenous Communities ; Public Showers/Baths ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Indigenous Communities ~ Women ; Shoes ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Indigenous Communities ~ Women ; Women's Centres ~ Indigenous Communities ; Work Clothing

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