Record #: CWL0878
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2022
Last Full Update: 09 Aug 2022

Record Details

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Description & Services

Description The program provides seniors with an opportunity to socialize with one another in a safe, secure, and culturally appropriate environment. Some of the recreational activities seniors participate in include playing games, dancing, attending health and wellness workshops, celebrating holidays and birthdays together. Additionally, seniors receive information about their rights and the resources available for their needs. Clients engage in leisure and recreational activities focused on fellowship, fun, relaxation, and education. 
Geared to those 55+  
Wide range of activities including computer learning sessions, Zumba, yoga, arts and crafts, congregate lunch, trips, workshops, and more 
seniors program brings Black/African seniors together for mutual support, sharing, and socializing. 
During the pandemic, ACS seniors program has been reaching out to visible minority seniors to increase their mental, social, and emotional wellbeing with virtually engaging activities that also promote inclusion and community. Every week, seniors virtually meet with their matched volunteer mentors to socialize and engage in conversations. 
African Community holds weekly workshops that help support their physical and mental wellbeing, as well as enhance their proficiency with technology, the internet, and social media.
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Fees None
Languages English ; Arabic ; Fanti ; Ga ; Somali ; Swahili ; Twi

Contact Information

Address & Map
10 Gillingham Drive, Unit 308
Brampton, ON L6X 5A5
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Intersection Main St N and Bovaird Dr W
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-460-9514
Fax 905-460-9769
Primary Contact Eunice Mbugua, Programs Manager; Phone: 905-460-9514 ext 225; Email:
Primary Executive Wambui Karanja, Executive Director; Phone: 905-460-9514 ext 224; Email:

Other Details

Print Material Periodic newsletter; annual reports; project reports; research studies; agency brochures; program flyers
Established 1993
Funding City / Town - Brampton and Area Community Foundation ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way
Service Level (50) Non Profit

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