Community Supporters
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Jason James
Andrew Ogilvie
Brenton Alleyne
Joella Connaught
Benjamin DeGraaf
Casey Palmer
Sylvia Dixon
Stefan Cvijetan
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Community Resources
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Across Boundaries

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

https://blacklivesmatter.ca

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. 

https://www.marlenespence.comhttps://www.rewardum.com

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: info@foodshare.net

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.

Website: https://www.sunshinebehavioralhealth.com/mental-health-issues-facing-the-black-community/#

Phone: 1-844-231-2620

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

https://cafcan.org  /  416-740-1056

CEE Centre For Young Black Professionals

Charity dedicated to addressing the economic and social barriers that affect black youth  https://ceetoronto.org

WFG Cambridge

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: snap@dfrc.ca

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 kujistahi@dfrc.ca.

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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