Roots Community Services

Children's Programs

Record #: CWL0890
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2022
Last Full Update: 16 Sep 2022

Record Details

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Description & Services

Alternate Name UACS
Description A charitable multiservice organization that provides culturally-enriching services, programs and support that enhance the lives of families and individuals throughout the Region of Peel's Black and Caribbean communities 
Provide academic, cultural and social education to help children and youth succeed in school and in life 
ALT Club-for children ages 6-13 years * helps children complete their homework, obtain assistance with difficult subjects and build social skills and self confidence * offers individual tutoring in subjects children struggle in school 
Summer Camp-day camp for children ages 6-16 years from low income families * 7-8week program * encourages youth to develop their personal skills, build self-confidence through recreational and leisure activities 
Student and Family Advocates-supports Black students and their families a they navigate the education system * promotes responsive education systems, positive student outcomes and increased student belonging * students ages 6-18 years * provides culturally responsive support * develop and offer wrap-around service to students identified to be at risk of not completing high school and those involved with child welfare and the justice system * provides support to schools
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Children and youth - 6 years - 18 years
Fees No fees for most programs * $30 registration fee for Homework Club
Languages English
Membership Types Raising the Bar Peel

Contact Information

Address & Map
Goodison Building
36 Queen St E, Lower Level
Brampton, ON L6V 1A2
Intersection Main St N and Queen St E
Accessibility Fully Accessible - use rear entrance
Office Phone ALT Club/Summer Camp: 905-455-6789 ex 103 * Student and Family Advocates:905-455-6789 ext 125
Fax 905-455-6162
Primary Executive Angela J Carter, Executive Director; Phone: 905-455-6789 ext 101; Email:

Other Details

Established 1985
Funding Regional / Municipal - Peel Living ; Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services; Ministry of Health, Long Term Care Division ; Foundation - Trillium Foundation
Service Level (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity


Subjects African community ; Black community ; Cultural communities ; Youth groups