NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

CAFCAN


Description
COVID-19 -- all in person programs and services are suspended, call for information on services offered remotely
  • Mental Health Support -- intake through main line or by email (intake@cafcan.org or info@cafcan.org)
  • children and family health counselling, counselling and safety plan for women and their children victims of violence, trauma counselling, parenting through trauma, men's focused counselling support and support for LGBTQ+
  • support provided in Twi, Amharic, Tigrinya, possibly French, and Caribbean dialect
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  • Educational, vocational, immigration and employment counselling
  • settlement services
  • family orientation and adjustmen
  • housing information and assistance
  • assistance in filling out forms
  • social and recreation programs for seniors
  • young offenders rehabilitation program
Leaders in Partnership (LIP)
  • for children 7-14 years with serious behavioural problems at risk of suspension from school
  • 10-week recreational program addressing the social and emotional needs of children in developing a more positive attitude towards school and their community
  • in collaboration with schools and Toronto Police 31 Division
Kujichaguilia Club (K-Club)
  • for young offenders or youth at risk of offending, 16-26 years, of Afro Caribbean and other ethno-cultural heritage
  • culturally-attuned staff provide individual counselling, group support, anger management, conflict resolution to help participants integrate into family and community life
Parenting Program
  • for individuals and families
  • individual support, family mediation, mobile crisis counselling, and crisis intervention
  • referrals to community resources, support dealing with custody issues, visitations, home assessments, family court parental assessments and advocacy
Youth Outreach Worker
  • for children and youth 12-21 years
  • engages and connects youth with services
  • collaborates with other community resources
Violence Against Women
  • support to women and children 16 years and older who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence or incest
  • individual, couple, group and crisis counselling
  • individual and group counselling for women who have been trafficked
  • legal and parenting support
  • also safety planning and lifestyle management
Caribbean Canadian Seniors Club (CCSC)
  • members meet Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • social interaction and recreational activities
Eligibility
Social services open to all
Membership -- African-Canadian or Caribbean persons or appreciation of Jamaican heritage

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area and surrounding region
Application Process
Call or drop in
Office
416-740-1056
Alternate Number
416-746-5772
Fax
416-746-7035
Website
Visit Website
Email
info@cafcan.org
Mailing Address
Jamaican Canadian Association; 995 Arrow Rd
Toronto, ON, M9M 2Z5
Canada
Languages
Akan, English, Twi
Fees
None - social services
Accessibility
Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
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Last Updated On
August 11, 2022
Address
Jamaican Canadian Association; 995 Arrow Rd
Toronto, ON, M9M 2Z5
Intersection: Weston Rd and Sheppard Ave W;
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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tue
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thu
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Durham Region
  • Halton Region
  • Peel Region
  • Toronto
  • York Region