Record Details
Social Media Website Website: www.africancommunityservices.com
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Description & Services
Description Drop-in program for seniors from the African Canadian community in Peel * assist older adults who, due to language and cultural barriers were unable to access mainstream community or other seniors programs  
 
Activities include:  
•bi-weekly information sessions on relevant issues such as elder abuse, dieting , physical activity, income support, nutrition, older adults' rights and responsibilities, family relationships, safety and self care 
•intergenerational programs for youth and older adults  
•health and nutrition cook-outs  
•watching informative educational videos  
•supportive sharing with other older adults 
•supportive counselling with referrals  
•recreational activities, arts/crafts, poetry, and light exercise, walks, field trips  
•socializing and mutual support  
•assistance with applying for related benefits, completing pensions, disability forms, income tax and other government forms 
•accompaniment and friendly visiting
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Fees None
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Fanti ; Ga ; Somali ; Swahili ; Twi ; Lingala, Yoruba, Edo, Ibo
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
E-Mail info@africancommunityservices.com
Website www.africancommunityservices.com
Primary Contact Eunice Mbugua, Programs Manager; Phone: 905-460-9514 ext 225; Email: eunicem@africancommunityservices.com
Primary Executive Wambui Karanja, Executive Director; Phone: 905-460-9514 ext 224; Email: wkaranja@africancommunityservices.com
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
Subjects
Subjects African community ; Drop-in centres ; Information and referral ; Recreational activities ; Seniors

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