Muslim Children's Aid and Support Services

Site: Lawrence Avenue Office

Service: Child, Youth and Family Support Services

Record #: MET7261
Last Full Update: 25 Oct 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-907-9407
E-Mail info@muslimchildrensaid.com
Website muslimchildrensaid.com
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Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Culturally appropriate, trauma informed child protection information and support services, and wraparound programs for Muslim children, youth and families
  • support for families involved with children's aid societies and/or criminal justice system
  • family advocacy, including home visits
  • family support includes information on abuse, community resources, and referrals to other Muslim or community organizations
  • information and support for fostering within Muslim communities including assistance through application process
  • integration support for immigrant and refugee families

Wellness, enrichment, sports and recreation activities
  • gardening, food literacy, and environment education
  • mindfulness, health and wellbeing program in educational and community settings
  • youth engagement and leadership development through creative arts
  • STEM educational and development program for youth in low-income and marginalized communities
  • literacy support, including mentoring and tutoring

Research, resources and information on racism and Islamophobia, immigration and refugees, mental health, intimate partner violence

Some programs in partnership with community agencies; not a Children's Aid Society (CAS)
Hours Varies, contact for information
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York County
Eligibility Muslim children, youth and families, particularly those at risk of involvement with child protection agencies and criminal justice system; also open to non-Muslim children, youth and families


Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area
Application Contact for information
Languages Other languages may be available, contact for information
Fees Free

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
c/o Arab Community Centre of Toronto, 1855 Lawrence Ave E
Toronto, ON
Canada M1R 2Y3
Mailing Address c/o Arab Community Centre of Toronto, 1855 Lawrence Ave E 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M1R 2Y3
Physical Access Contact for information; Lot parking

Categories and Classification

Parenting Main Categories Mental Health
Parenting Sub-Categories Abuse/Assault ; Child Mental Health Supports ; Family Support
Service Categories Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Adoption/Foster Care/Kinship Care Issues ; Child Abuse Counselling ~ Muslim Community ; Child Abuse Prevention ~ Muslim Community ; Children's Rights Groups ~ Muslim Community ; Family Counselling ~ Muslim Community ; Family Literacy Programs ~ Muslim Community ; Family Support Centres/Outreach ~ Muslim Community ; Human Relations Groups ~ Muslim Community ; Individual Advocacy ~ Muslim Community ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Muslim Community ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Muslim Community ; Subject Tutoring ~ Muslim Community ; Wellness Programs ~ Muslim Community ; Wraparound Facilitation/Community Support ~ Muslim Community ; Youth Enrichment Programs ~ Muslim Community

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