Black funded programs in the Greater Toronto Area
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Youth Mentorship, education and counseling to mention a few areas
African-Canadian Christian Network (Toronto East)
ACCN - Toronto
The ACCN offers a Black-led parenting group program and online resources that will support parents to advocate for children and youth. It includes targeting engagement of parents through faith-based organizations. Parent-to-Parent
Delta Family Resource Centre (Toronto West)
DELTA FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE
Delta uses “pop-up” infrastructure to deliver a culturally focused centre for Black families. It includes drop-in programming for children and parents, parenting workshops and supports, tween workshops, African heritage programs, workshops for families involved with child welfare, grief support, capacity building supports for families, and community referrals.
The Reading Partnership for Black Parents Program (Toronto)
This program teaches Black parents how to help their children read, thereby improving their success in school. It also works with local partners to promote and improve literacy in the communities that need it the most.
Young & Potential Fathers (Toronto West)
Young & Potential Fathers
Young and Potential Fathers (YPF) supports and mentors young Black Canadian men in the Greater Toronto Area. YPF provides father-focused and culturally sensitive assistance for young men to build resiliency and increase father involvement.
Toronto Children's Concert Choir
TC3- Toronto Children’s Concert Choir and Preforming Arts Company.
Toronto, Montreal, Halifax- Hope Works Connection Inc
Heritage Skills Development Centre (Toronto East)
Heritage Skills Development Centre
This program delivers parenting / caregiver-focused and parent and youth / child workshops to foster more meaningful and positive interactions and communication skills within families. The program targets newcomer parents and is co-located in a Toronto Community Housing building in Scarborough. It includes a counselling component for participants experiencing family conflict, separation, and other issues and networking opportunities for participants to make connections with guest speakers from key systems (e.g. child welfare) to build capacity for parents to interact with those systems.
John Howard Society
The "Together We Are" program recognizes the diversity and strength that exists within Black families and aims to empower and support parents and caregivers of Black children. The program is delivered in six 2 hour sessions and focuses on engaging parents and their children (ages 6 to 11)
Malton Neighbourhood Services (Peel Region)
Parenting programs target Black families and offer a “wrap around” strategy. It provides culturally responsive services to parents, infants, children, and youth, including counselling, drop-in parent and child programs, workshops, parent peer relationships, recreation, and community referrals.
Mommy Monitor (Ontario-wide)
The Mommy Monitor app focuses on improving maternal and child health outcomes for Black pregnant women and families. It includes postnatal support and parenting skills (for parenting children up to 3 years old) and a Maternal Mentoring component.
Skills For Life (Ontario-wide)
Skills for Life
Skills For Life aligns with the "Mindset Growth Model", which amplifies the importance of continuous learning and self-discovery. The concept was founded on the principles of exploring, confronting, and moving past failure to build on key transferable skills that can be practically applied to daily life.