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

Equitable Action for Change


Description
COVID19 Virtual and in-person supports available

Multi-service agency, including outreach assistance, telephone support and harm reduction supplies; referrals to food, legal and counselling; peer support counselling; arts and recreation seminars and events

Crisis Peer Supports
Includes family violence and child welfare supports; senior supports and referrals; culturally appropriate intervention program for at-risk youth and families; referrals to legal and medical services

Toronto Downtown East (DTE) Outreach Services
Access to harm reduction supplies, services, supports and referrals, 4 days a week in Toronto Downtown East; call 416-518-4824 or email harmreduction@equitablenow.ca; note that the front-line harm reduction outreach team is in the field and might not return calls immediately

Housing Supports
Advocacy and assistance in finding housing, shelter and food access services

Immigration
Settlement services and support, including orientation, advocacy and community support letters, crisis peer support; translation, interpretation, and referrals for immigration and sponsorship issues

Employment
Assistance in job search, resume writing, interview preparation, mentorship; employment training and education development; peer support for individuals experiencing long-term unemployment
Eligibility
Individuals and families in Black-Identifying communities including Afro-Indigenous, Black-Indigenous, biracial, multiracial, African, Caribbean, Black, 2
SLGBTQ+ communities
Application Process
Call or email; self, agency or other referral
Office/Crisis/Helpline
416-518-4824 - Outreach and Support
Website
Visit Website
Email
contact@equitablenow.ca
Languages
English, Interpreters available for other languages, and accessibility upon request
Contact
Donnett Davidson, Executive Director
Fees
None - clients; annual paid membership available - agencies and Boards
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Not applicable - clients met in community locations, accessibility varies
Topic(s)
Agency Information
View Agency Profile
Last Updated On
August 18, 2022
Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tue
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wed
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thu
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-9:30 pm, Sat-Sun 9 am-6 pm
Service Area(s)
Toronto Downtown East