Indigenous Community Resources and Links

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Indigenous Initiatives has compiled a list of external resources within and extending the GTA region to help our community with finding the assistance they need. These resources have "Tags" at the bottom of each page to highlight the various sectors they supply assistance to! Whether it is Health, Government, Social Resources, Education, Employment, Housing, Programming, Legal and Justice, Training &/or Networking, Services for Children, Finance, Art, Women... this is an exhaustive list of the current organizations that provide support. If you have any questions about these organizations, please contact

Child Care

Indigenous Head Start - Preschool Daycare (4 locations)

Epnigishmok – Native Child and Family Services of Toronto
611 St. Clair Avenue West
Toronto, ON
Tel: (416) 653-5381
Fax: (416) 393-0552

2784 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
Tel: (416) 630-6479

Shaawnong – First Nations Public School
935 Dundas Street East
Toronto, ON
Tel: (416) 469-8417
Fax: (416) 393-0552

Waabanong Native Child and Family Services of Toronto
Eastview Public School
20 Waldock Street, Room 107
Tel: (416) 283-4552

Awashishuck Daycare
1296 Weston Road, 2nd Floor
(2 bus stops north of Eglinton Avenue West)
Toronto, ON M6M 4R3
Tel: (416) 243-1464
Fax: (416) 243-9929

Gizhaadaawgamik Child Care Centre
First Nations Public School
935 Dundas Street East
Toronto, ON M3M 2W5
Tel: (416) 463-8557
Fax: (416) 393-0552
Contact: Program Coordinator

Cultural and Friendship Centres

Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre
439 Dundas Street East (southwest corner of Dundas and Parliament Street)
Toronto, ON M5A 2B1
Tel: (416) 360-4350
Fax: (416) 360-5978

Native Canadian Centre of Toronto
16 Spadina Road (1/2 block north of Bloor Street - exit at the Spadina subway station)
Toronto, ON M5R 2S7
Tel: (416) 964-9087
Fax: (416) 964-2111

Native Women's Resource Centre
191 Gerrard Street East (a few doors west of Sherbourne Street)
Toronto, ON M5A 2E5
Tel: (416) 963-9963
Fax: (416) 963-9573

Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres
219 Front Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 1E8
Tel: (416) 956-7575
Fax: (416) 956-7577

Employment and Training

Miziwe Biik
167 Gerrard Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 2E4
Tel: (416) 591-2310
Fax: (416) 591-3602

Government: Federal and Provincial

Indian and Northern Affairs of Canada
25 St. Clair Avenue East, 8th Floor (a few doors east of Yonge Street)
Toronto, ON M4T 1M2
Tel: (416) 973-6234
Fax: (416) 954-6329

Native Education Policy Unit
Ministry of Education
Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch, 16th Floor
Mowat Block, Queen's Park
Toronto, ON M7A 1L2
Tel: (416) 325-2787
Fax: (416) 325-2575
Contact: Keith Lickers, Education Officer

Ministry of Indigenous Affairs
720 Bay Street, 4th Floor
Toronto, ON M5G 2K1
Tel: (416) 326-4740
Fax: (416) 326-4017


Anishnawbe Health Toronto
225 Queen Street East (few doors west of Sherbourne Street)
Toronto, ON M5A 1S4
Tel: (416) 360-0486
Fax: (416) 365-1083

Legal and Lawyer

Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto
415 Yonge Street, Suite 803 (a few doors north of College Street)
Toronto, ON M5T 2C8
Tel: (416) 408-4041
Fax: (416) 408-4268

Métis Organizations

Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO)
103 Richmond Street East, Suite 404 (a few steps west of Jarvis Street)
Toronto, ON M5C 1N9
Tel: (416) 731-8479
Fax: (416) 977-9911