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

Tropicana Community Services Organization

COVID-19 -- counselling conducted virtually
  • individual counselling, Transitional Housing and Support, Violence against Women counselling, Together We Can Youth Mentorship sessions
  • START for Life skills training and Stop Now And Plan for Black African & Caribbean Kids groups are facilitated virtually
  • all other in-person sessions are suspended
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Culturally appropriate programs such as counselling, child care, educational and employment services and youth development

Counselling for individuals and families

Violence against Women and Transitional Housing and Support
  • therapeutic and supportive counselling, safety planning tips, court accompaniment, assistance in accessing housing and legal aid, transition planning
  • Women Empowering Women Support Network, social support activities
START For Life (Success Through Aggression Replacement Training) -- anger management
  • intervention and prevention to reduce aggressive behaviour and violence
  • YouthSTART - a modified version of the program for youth 9-13 years
Together We Can - Youth Mentorship Program -- black youth or others 12-24 years develop the social skills to be successful in education and employment

Life Skills Development
ManUp -- for males ages 14-18, self-development and self-awareness program
  • group activities and discussions, focus on relevant topics
  • online platform with games for connecting

Sister 2 Sister -- for females ages 14-18, self-development and self-awareness program
  • group activities and discussions, focus on building self-esteem and self-worth
  • online platform with games for connecting

Defy Your Label Boys & Girls -- support, inspiration, and guidance for ages 9-13
  • promotes cultural experiences
  • healthy communication
  • self-esteem
  • prosocial skills
  • online platform with games for connecting

Tutoring for grades 1-12, in math, English, science * additional programming in STEM and coding * fee

March break and Camp Tropicana for children and youth
Youth and families, focus on Black and Caribbean communities

Residency Requirements: East York, eastern North York, Scarborough and other east Toronto communities
Application Process
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Mailing Address
1385 Huntingwood Dr
Toronto, ON, M1S 3J1
Nominal fee for some programs
Wheelchair accessible building via ramps at front entrance and side exit
* barrier free washrooms
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Last Updated On
November 18, 2020
1385 Huntingwood Dr
Toronto, ON, M1S 3J1
Intersection: McCowan Rd and Middlefield Rd;
Tropicana Community Services Organization Site Location: Tropicana Community Services Organization
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Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • East York
  • North York
  • North York Central
  • North York East
  • North York West
  • Scarborough
  • Scarborough Central
  • Scarborough North
  • Scarborough South
  • Toronto Downtown
  • Toronto Downtown Central
  • Toronto Downtown East
  • Toronto Downtown North
  • Toronto Downtown West