Mental health and Addiction support and services for racialized communities. https://www.acrossboundaries.ca
Urban Alliance on Race Relations
Works with the community, public and private sectors to provide educational programs and research, which are critical in addressing racism in society. https://www.urbanalliance.ca
Black Business and Professional Association
Supports black businesses, offers scholarships, financial literacy classes and more resources available. https://bbpa.org
BLACK Lives Matter - Canada
Canada's chapter of the global Black Lives Matter movement
Cornerstone Family Services
Cornerstone Family Services is committed to providing programs, services and products that empower parents and educators to nurture responsible, independent, confident and happy kids despite their limitations, diagnosis, and challenges.
Free Good Food Boxes for Black Families
FoodShare and Not Another Black Life is giving away 454 FREE GoodFood Boxes for Black families who are currently self-isolating in Toronto. Contact 416-363-6441 Email: email@example.com
Supports for Black Parents
Provides links to 10 programs supported by the Innovative Supports for Black Parents Initiative.
Free Counselling Sessions for Black Parents
Offers support for women, children and families seeking support for mental health issues and opportunities for growth.
Black Moms Connection Facebook Group
Connection with a founded-in-Toronto online global village of over 15,000 members and non-profits providing culturally relevant programs and resources to educate and empower the Black mother and her family.
Toronto For All
Offers Anti-Black Racism & mental health resources.
Rights of Passage
Offers online programming specific to African-Canadian men and women, to explore, mature and grow into their full identity as young African-Canadians. Contact Paul Osbourne at 416-645-6000 ext. 2320.
COVID-19 GTA Black Community Emergency Support Fund
Black Lives Matter-Toronto will be giving out one-time stipends of $125 or $250 to Black people through an online application process, depending on need (please self-assess).
Centre francophone du Grand Toronto Mental Health Crisis Line (French only)
Support line that provides culturally appropriate mental health services for young people under 25. The support line is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 647-881-6761 or 647-268-2016.
Sunshine Behavioral Health
BlacSunshine Behavioral Health strives to help people who are facing substance abuse, addiction, mental health disorders, or a combination of these conditions. It does this by providing compassionate care and evidence-based content that addresses health, treatment, and recovery.
Blackstone Foundation Library
Non-profit dedicated to promoting knowledge of self through a culture of learning and reading. https://www.blackstonefoundationlibrary.org
Black Youth Helpline
Mental health and Addiction support and services https://blackyouth.ca
Caribbean African Canadian Social Services
Employment search help, family services, services for youth
CEE Centre For Young Black Professionals
Charity dedicated to addressing the economic and social barriers that affect black youth https://ceetoronto.org
World Financial Group offers a leading financial services platform and experience to help pursue your financial goals. https://agents.wfgcanada.ca/on/cambridge/sylvia-dixon
How Money Works Booklet: https://howmoneyworks.com
Black Health Alliance
For various resources and wraparound services during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit their website or call (647) 367-6656.
Black Creek Community Farm Emergency Food Box
Call 416-393-6381 for application.
Emergency Food Support: Afri-Can FoodBasket
Working to provide emergency food support to individuals and families within Black communities in Toronto who have been affected by COVID19 and are in need to support access to food. Call (416) 832-5639.
SNAP (Stop Now And Plan)
Offers free culturally-sensitive supports for children ages 6-11 and their families with a focus on those that identify as being of African descent in the following areas: boys/girls skill based groups, parent skill based groups, individual counseling and community connections, school advocacy/support and other interventions as needed. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Kujistahi (self-respect) program
provides culturally-relevant Black family programs for children, youth and parents. Kuji Kids is a space for Black parents and their children to play, laugh and learn, every Monday 10:30-12:30. For more information please contact 416.735.8376 or email@example.com.
Black Legal Action Centre
A list of COVID-relevant resources for Black communities including: financial aid, housing, employment, family supports, emergency supports, legal aid, and mental health.
Housing Security for Black Tenants
Legal, social and financial information specifically for Black tenants to support them during this time. If you require legal advice and you believe you are being discriminated against because you are Black, please contact 1-877-736-9406 (toll-free), at 416-597-5831 or on the TTY Line: 1 800 855 0511.
8 Mental Health Practices
For people of African descent while isolated.
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KEIE Guest Speakers
Graduate of Ryerson University's Social Work Program (B.S.W.)
18+ years in social work, 12 of those years in the Developmental Disabilities Service Sector
Active board member and council member at school and daycare establishments
A Successful Event Professional within 300+ successful events ranging from weddings, corporate leadership series, fundraisers and community events through his DJ business.
Aspiring DJ, husband, father, sports fanatic and creator of a music and leadership programs and music initiatives
Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts - majored in Linguistics.
A Financial Consultant and a Marketing Director with Trinity Financial Solutions & Associates - based out of Cambridge, ON; which is one of the 270+ offices on the World Financial Group Canada Inc. platform.
Passion focused through financial literacy and advising
Actively teaching/ and educating through local and regional workshops on a regular basis across Ontario;
21+ years of experience supporting children and their families who have experienced challenges related to autism, ADHD, anxiety, developmental delay, and other behavioural challenges.
Child Behaviour Specialist, Parent Coach
Founder of Cornerstone Family Services and the Creator of Reward’um™, the first re-stickable routine chart for families featured on CTV, CHCH and Cityline.
15 years assisting school-based teams with strategic program development and planning to develop safe and nurturing classrooms.
Manager in Data Architecture and Engineering and leads the People Analytics function for Accenture Applied Intelligence Canada.
Leads the GTA Women’s ERG and is a Board Member on the Toronto Board of Trade’s Young People’s Committee.
Prior to Accenture, Miranda co-founded and was the
President of a non-profit, Young Women in Business (YWiB) Toronto, which focuses on providing women with a strong and sustainable network of support to enable their professional development..
Lola Adeyemi is Founder of 'It's Souper', an Afro-fusion soup line launched in November 2018.
It’s Souper is the first African & Black Owned Soup line in Canada
Nominated for 'Best New Product of the Year' in 2019 by the Retail Council of Canada only months after hitting the stores. Her Chicken Peanut Soup recipe was in the Final 3, recognized by industry experts and leaders.
Holistic Nutritionist, and Educator
Focused on helping people to be empowered around their overall health and well-being through group workshops and one on one coaching.
Extensive experience from a holistic perspective: creating life plans that fulfill on wellness goals around healthy eating, stress and pain management, emotional and mental health wellness, and the connection between health and financial balance.
Focused support within the health of families, and more specifically children, women, and those with chronic pain conditions.