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Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto

Service: Community Programs

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-963-9963; Office: 416-963-9963
Fax 416-963-5062
E-Mail info@nwrct.ca
Website www.nwrctportal.ca/live/
Primary Contact Pamela Hart, Executive Director
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Multiservice agencyRegistered Charity
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 -- call or email for information, most programs suspended

Resource centre
  • 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
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 COVID19-- email for information, most programs suspended
Areas Served Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Women of Aboriginal ancestry (Status, Non-Status, Métis, 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 * SVRT -- book an appointment at 416-525-9653 or email svrt.casemanager@nwrct.ca
Languages Cree; English; Ojibway
Fees None ; Associate memberships are also available for Aboriginal women living outside GTA
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
191 Gerrard St E
Toronto, ON
Canada M5A 2E5
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 ; Government / Legal ; Housing / Shelter ; Indigenous Peoples ; Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading All Services for Indigenous Peoples ; Community and Recreation Centres ; Community Legal Services ; Help to Find Housing ; 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 ; Cultural Heritage Programs ~ Indigenous Communities ; Early Childhood Family Centres ~ Indigenous Communities ; Family Counselling ~ Indigenous Communities ; Family Life Education ~ Indigenous Communities ; Food Preparation Facilities ; General Abuse Prevention ~ Indigenous Communities ; Housing Search Assistance ~ Indigenous Communities ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Indigenous Communities ; Indigenous Employment Programs ~ Women ; Language Instruction ~ Indigenous Communities ; Legal Assistance Referral Services ~ Indigenous Communities ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Indigenous Communities ; Peer Support Services ~ Abused Women ; Personal/Grooming Supplies ; Prenatal/Postnatal Home Visitation Programs ~ Indigenous Communities ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Indigenous Communities ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Indigenous Communities ; Women's Centres ~ Indigenous Communities ; Work Clothing

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