IMPORTANT NOTE: On Jan 12, 2021, the Ontario Government declared a State of Emergency and issued a stay-at-home order, which came into effect Jan 14, 2021 and will last until at least Feb 11, 2021

Services listed below may be impacted in response to increased restrictions. Please contact agencies or programs listed here prior to visiting in person in order to receive up to date information on services

Métis Nation of Ontario - Toronto Regional Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-977-9881
Toll Free Phone COVID19 Hotline -- 1-800-263-4889

Fax 416-977-9911
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 Update -- offering COVID19 financial relief programs including:

MNO Income Relief Benefit and the MNO Rent Relief Benefit -- these two benefit programs can be applied for in addition to the Federal Government's Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) * benefits are available to MNO Citizens who have lost income since March 15, 2020 as a result of the pandemic

MNO Emergency Family Fund -- families with children aged 0-12 yrs may be eligible to receive a one-time benefit of $500 per child, up to a maximum of $2,000, to help during this time of physical distancing * this benefit is limited to one per household

MNO Food Security Fund for Children -- citizens with children aged 0–6yrs can receive up to $600 (based on $200 monthly for three months) to purchase food to support child nutrition * this benefit is limited to one per household

MNO Technology Fund for Children -- citizens with children aged 0-6 yrs can receive a one-time benefit of $500 per Métis family to assist in the purchasing of technology for their children to support learning at home * technology can include, but is not limited to, laptops, Chromebooks, tablets, headphones, software, and apps * this benefit is limited to one per household

* to apply for MNO COVID19 related financial benefits -- call the MNO COVID19 Hotline at 1-800-263-4889 or email at * the hotline may also be able to offer support related to Mental Health/Addictions, Education and Training and Housing


Deliver various programs and services for Metis people * education & training, healing & wellness, intergovernmental relations, lands, resources & consultations

Services and Programs:
  • Aboriginal Health and Wellness
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies, Healthy Children
  • Aboriginal Support Services
  • Métis Nation of Ontario Training Initiative (MNOTI)
  • Toronto Métis Resource Centre
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Boundaries Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Individuals of 15 years and older, who self-identify as Métis
Application COVID19 Update -- to apply for the COVID19 benefit, contact the COVID-19 MNO hotline at 1-800-263-4889 or email

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Languages English
Site Information
Site Location Toronto (Moss Park)
Located In Community Toronto Downtown East
Address & Map
75 Sherbourne St, Suite 311
Toronto, ON M5A 2P9
Intersection Sherbourne St and King St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading COVID-19 ; Community Programs ; Food ; Income Programs ; Indigenous Peoples
HCSD Sub Heading All Services for Indigenous Peoples ; Assistance Programs ; Computer Access ; Food Banks ; Information & Referral Resources
Service Categories Computer Distribution Programs ; Disaster Related Cash Grants ~ COVID-19 ; Disaster Related Cash Grants ~ Indigenous Communities ; Food Vouchers ; Indigenous Governments and Organizations ; Rent Payment Assistance ~ Indigenous Communities ; School Supplies ~ COVID-19 ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ COVID-19 ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ Indigenous Communities

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