Native Canadian Centre of Toronto

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-964-9087
Fax 416-964-2111
Primary Contact Caroline Francis, Case Manager; Phone: 416-964-9087 ext 400; Email:
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown North
Address & Map
16 Spadina Rd
Toronto, ON M5R 2S7
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Intersection Spadina Rd and Bloor St W
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Aboriginal Education and Outreach Program
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary Executive Larry Frost, Executive Director
Funding United Way
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Senior's program -- outreach to Aboriginal seniors and people with disabilities * support groups * social safety visits and reassurance check * congregate dining * friendly visiting * In-Home personal support -- personal care, light meal preparation, housekeeping, transportation, shopping assistance

Cultural and recreational services -- emphasis on Native culture * arts and crafts * Ojibwa and Cree language classes * gift shop * drumming and singing workshops, socials * Native Canadian Newsletter * Dodem Kanonhsa Cultural Facility (jointly administered with Indian and Northern Affairs) * women and men's circles * teaching circles * visiting Elder, mental health counsellor

Food services -- community lunch Monday, Friday 12 noon -- $3 donation if employed, $2 donation if unemployed or student

Youth services -- youth program including sharing circle

Other services -- information and referral * advocacy * urban orientation * meeting space for rent * Internet access * volunteer opportunities
Hours Mon-Wed 9 am-8 pm, Thu 9 am-9 pm, Fri 9 am-6 pm, Sat 10 am-4 pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Boundaries Senior's Program -- Greater toronto Area * other City of Toronto programs
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call, drop in or visit the website
Languages English ; Cree ; Ojibway
Fees Annual membership fee
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Aboriginal Friendship Centres ; Aging/Older Adult Support Groups ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Cultural Awareness/Competencies Training ~ Aboriginal Issues ; Cultural Heritage Programs ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Disability Related Transportation ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Friendly Outreach Programs ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Housekeeping Assistance ~ Aboriginal Communities ; In Home Meal Preparation ~ Aboriginal Communities ; In Person Reassurance/Monitoring Programs ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Individual Advocacy ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Language Instruction ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Low Cost Meals ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Meeting Space ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Personal Care ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Public Internet Access Sites ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Senior Ride Programs ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Social Clubs/Events ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Volunteer Opportunities ; Youth Enrichment Programs ~ Aboriginal Communities

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