Have immediate concerns about a child? Call 416-969-8510

September 2021

24th Annual Community Pow Wow – virtual event and community giveaway day

We invite you to join us on Saturday, September 25 at 12pm for the 24th Annual Community Pow Wow! You can join our virtual event via our Facebook page Livestream and/or drop by one of our locations on September 25th at noon to pick up a “Giveaway kit”.

Giveaway kits include: An “Every Child Matters” orange shirt, a take-away taco, and a bundle of medicines.

Giveaway Kit Locations:

Virtual Pow Wow Tune in to Facebook Live on Saturday, September 25th for awesome virtual programming:

12:00 PM Traditional Opening with Knowledge Keeper Pat Green. Community Message from NCFST Executive Director, Dr Jeffrey Schiffer.  “Every Child Matters” Memorial Song – Young Creek Big Drum

1:00 PM Live from Mount Dennis Aboriginal Child & Family Centre Medicine Garden Walk-Through with Ojibikaans

1:30 PMLive from Native Youth Resource Centre Jingle Dress Dancers

2:00 PMLive from Malvern Aboriginal Child & Family Centre Hoop Dance Demonstration

2:30 PMLive from Scarborough Child & Family Life Centre – All Nations Juniors Big Drum

Please like, comment, and share this event for a chance to win an “Every Child Matters Flag” and other great prizes! 

September 2019

NCFST Aboriginal Headstart Preschool Program has spaces available!

Availability at 4 locations throughout Toronto. Busing may be available for those who qualify.

Aboriginal Headstart or Maajiishikatoong Zoong Mnidoowin (Building Strong Spirits) is an early intervention program for Aboriginal children aged 2 1/2 to 6 years old, and their families.  It is primarily a preschool program that prepares young Aboriginal children for school by meeting their spiritual, emotional, intellectual and physical needs that incorporates the following components:

  • Education
  • Culture and Language
  • Social
  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Parental Involvement

We highly recommend you contact your location of choice before spaces are filled.

156 Galloway Road – Waabanong (East) Aboriginal Head Start 416-969-8510 ext. 3743 or [email protected]

935 Dundas Street East – Shaawnong (South) Aboriginal Head Start 416-469-8417 or [email protected]

20 Bansley Avenue – Epnigigshmok (West) Aboriginal Head Start 416-357-9079 or [email protected]

2784 Keele Street – Kiiwednong (North) Aboriginal Head Start 416-630-3423 or [email protected]

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