 
Syvil
Viola
Rizell
Amena
History
Mandate
Services
Barriers and Community
Outreach/Follow-up
Overall Experience
 Native Child and Family Services
of Toronto (NCFST) was founded in
1986.
 The Toronto’s Native community
was concerned ...
 The developmental phase took place during 1985 to 1988. They set
the bylaws, a mission statement and service objectives....
“Native child and family services of Toronto
Strives to provide a life of quality, well-being,
caring and healing for our ...
YOUTH DROP-IN CENTRE
 In the drop-in centre the youth are
invited to spend time at the centre
and they engage with one of...
ABORIGINAL ONTARIO EARLY YEARS CENTRE
 This Centre is a place for parents, caregivers and their children to
have fun and ...
Programs for Children and Youth
 Sports programs, including judo,
swimming, boxing, volleyball,
basketball
 Dance progra...
Cultural Programs
 Hand drumming
 Full Moon ceremonies
 Sessions with elders
 Sweat lodge ceremonies
 Visiting elders...
Programs for Adults/Parents
 General Education Diploma
 Community Kitchen
 Early Years
 Volunteer program
 Education ...
 Case management
 Advocacy
 Group programs such as
Strengthening Families
 Referrals to other resources
Community Acti...
 First come first serve basis
 Some programs are
priority based for instance
the aboriginal head start
there is a priori...
 The building is not noticeable
and there are barely any signs
around.
 Inside it was very narrow and
the building was s...
The agency has a youth outreach worker
who promotes the program.
There is no follow-up after the program it
is people’s ...
 Keith accommodated us and took us to
his office while we asked him various
questions.
 After asking Keith questions he ...
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 Make great videos. Easily. (2014, January 1). Retrieved
November 3, 2014, from www.animoto.com
 Native Child and Family...
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Native child and family services of Toronto
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  • 1.   Syvil Viola Rizell Amena
  • 2. History Mandate Services Barriers and Community Outreach/Follow-up Overall Experience
  • 3.  Native Child and Family Services of Toronto (NCFST) was founded in 1986.  The Toronto’s Native community was concerned about children dealing with issues such as poverty, addictions, family violence and homelessness.  The Members of the Toronto’s Native community wanted to offer services that are family and child focused, general in their orientation, integrated and preventative with a strong Native cultural base as their foundation.
  • 4.  The developmental phase took place during 1985 to 1988. They set the bylaws, a mission statement and service objectives.  The agency presented their service plan to the Ministry of Community and Social Services in January 1988 and funding was provided on April 1, 1988.  Major Funders of the agency are:  Province of Ontario  United Way Toronto  The City of Toronto  The Toronto Community Foundation  The Royal Bank  In 2004, after almost 20 years of negotiating a mandate under the Child and Family Services Act, NCFST became a full Children's Aid Society.
  • 5. “Native child and family services of Toronto Strives to provide a life of quality, well-being, caring and healing for our children and families in Toronto native community. We do this by creating a service model, that is culture based and respects the values of native people, the extended family, and the right to self-determination”
  • 6. YOUTH DROP-IN CENTRE  In the drop-in centre the youth are invited to spend time at the centre and they engage with one of the staff in finding assistance with what they need.  The drop-in hours are from Monday to Friday 8:00am to 9:00pm and from Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm. CHILD CARE  The child care program is open to all cultural ethnicities. They are a licensed centre for children to 0-6 years with 56 subsidized and fee paying spaces.
  • 7. ABORIGINAL ONTARIO EARLY YEARS CENTRE  This Centre is a place for parents, caregivers and their children to have fun and make new friends while learning and growing together.  Child up to age 6 and their parents or caregivers take part in different programs and activities together free of charge. ABORIGINAL HEAD START  Building Strong Spirits is a free school readiness program.  They provide a happy, safe, relaxed learning environment for children with an Aboriginal background aged 2 to 6 years and their families.  They teach cultural awareness, values, languages, music and craft.
  • 8. Programs for Children and Youth  Sports programs, including judo, swimming, boxing, volleyball, basketball  Dance programs including Thunderbirds Dance Group and traditional dance  Arts and drama  Homework Club (after school program)  Summer camp  Girls’ Groups (ages 8-11 and 12-15)  Young Warriors Club  Youth Group
  • 9. Cultural Programs  Hand drumming  Full Moon ceremonies  Sessions with elders  Sweat lodge ceremonies  Visiting elders  Ojibway language Healing and Support  Addictions counselling  Individual and family counselling  Case management  Advocacy
  • 10. Programs for Adults/Parents  General Education Diploma  Community Kitchen  Early Years  Volunteer program  Education and training programs  Food Help  Women’s wellness (YMCA)  Men’s group  Seniors' tea Family Activities  Family recreational swim  Craft nights
  • 11.  Case management  Advocacy  Group programs such as Strengthening Families  Referrals to other resources Community Activities  Weekly newsflash  Large community forums  Drum socials  Community barbecues  Arts, drama and dance performances  Community Council
  • 12.  First come first serve basis  Some programs are priority based for instance the aboriginal head start there is a priority checklist and a waitlist.  The agency can only accommodate a certain amount of people.  There is no follow-up after you leave the agencies.
  • 13.  The building is not noticeable and there are barely any signs around.  Inside it was very narrow and the building was small and not able to accommodate a lot of people.  Programs are opened to the Scarborough community but the Aboriginal people would be prioritized.  They do not really advertise there agency.
  • 14. The agency has a youth outreach worker who promotes the program. There is no follow-up after the program it is people’s decisions if they want to stay or go.
  • 15.  Keith accommodated us and took us to his office while we asked him various questions.  After asking Keith questions he then gave us a tour around the agency.  Keith took us to all the rooms in the building and talked about what each room was used for.  After the tour Keith gave us his calling card and told us to apply when we were done our program.  Keith also gave us a package which was filled with a variety of native songs.
  • 16. https://animoto.com/play/SwfimR8vh9kj71P1CJEfgA
  • 17.  Make great videos. Easily. (2014, January 1). Retrieved November 3, 2014, from www.animoto.com  Native Child and Family Services of Toronto (2011, January 1). Retrieved November 2, 2014, from www.native.org