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Record #: CWL0878
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2022
Last Full Update: 09 Aug 2022
|Social Media||Website: www.africancommunityservices.com|
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|
|Languages||English ; Arabic ; Fanti ; Ga ; Somali ; Swahili ; Twi|
|Address & Map||
10 Gillingham Drive, Unit 308
Brampton, ON L6X 5A5
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|Intersection||Main St N and Bovaird Dr W|
|Primary Contact||Eunice Mbugua, Programs Manager; Phone: 905-460-9514 ext 225; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Wambui Karanja, Executive Director; Phone: 905-460-9514 ext 224; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Print Material||Periodic newsletter; annual reports; project reports; research studies; agency brochures; program flyers|
|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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