At Etobicoke Brighter Futures Coalition, we partner with other like-minded and passionate organizations that believe in and support our mission to develop and deliver services and programs that will improve the health and wellbeing of vulnerable young children and their families.
Our Coalition Partners
The following organizations, programs, and services are participating members of the Etobicoke Brighter Futures Coalition. You can learn more about them by visiting their websites.
Braeburn Neighbourhood Place
Braeburn is a multiservice centre that provided a range of services to children and families including licensed childcare, food security, before and afterschool programs, youth development and early years services.
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto
The Children’s Aid Society of Toronto is a not-for-profit agency funded by the province of Ontario, and one of the largest child welfare organizations in North America. They have a legal mandate to keep children safe from abuse and neglect, ages 0 to 18.
City of Toronto, Children’s Services Division
Toronto’s licensed child care system has over 1,000 centres and 19 home child care agencies providing early learning and care for children up to 12 years of age. The City supports quality programs which promote healthy outcomes for all children.
Community Living Toronto
Since 1948, Community Living Toronto has been a source of support for thousands of individuals with an intellectual disability searching for accessible and meaningful ways to live in the community. Whether it’s living alone or with a roommate, working in a supported environment, or participating in community activities, Community Living helps individuals realize their full potential and dreams.
The Etobicoke Children’s Centre
The Etobicoke Children’s Centre is an accredited organization located in West Toronto serving children and youth with mental health needs and autism and their families up to the age of twenty-one. The ECC’s staff are trained and skilled in providing effective mental health and autism services for children, youth and their families in the form of workshops, consultation, training, treatment and through our walk in clinic.
First Stage Child Care Centre
First Stage Child Care Centre provides early learning and care programs for children 0-4 years of age. We operate 4 locations within TDSB schools in Etobicoke.
The George Hull Centre for Children and Families
The George Hull Centre for Children and Families offers a full spectrum of child and youth mental health services from birth to age 18. Prevention and Early Intervention programs for families with young children include Early Abilities Preschool Speech and Language Services, EarlyON Child and Family Centres, Every Child Belongs Special Needs Resource Consultation and Family Group Conferencing. The Community Clinic offers individual, family and group treatment programs for children and youth struggling with mental health issues.
Humber College is home to Humber Child Development centre, a non-profit, community-based child care centre for children from 0 -4 years providing year-round care in fully inclusive environment. Humber College is also home to City Wide Training, an initiative through the City of Toronto, Every Child Belongs program to offer evidence -based professional development to Early Childhood Educators, Supervisors and Early Childhood personnel across Toronto.
LAMP is a multi-service agency that provides a variety of supports and services to the community including, EarlyOn services which offers a wide variety of formal and informal programs designed to promote the health and well-being of families and children 0 to 6 years of age throughout South Etobicoke.
Macaulay Child Development Centre
Macaulay Child Development Centre is a dynamic charitable organization committed to helping all children reach their full potential and thrive. Knowing that the best way to help a child succeed is to support the child’s family and community, the centre offers programs and services for children and those closest to them.
Parent-Child Mother Goose Program
In the Parent-Child Mother Goose Program, parents and young children between the ages of 0 and 4 come together to enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories.
Rexdale Community Health Centre
Rexdale CHC provides a range of medical, dental, physical, and mental health services, community programs and advocacy for individuals and families in north Etobicoke.
Rexdale Home Child Care
Rexdale Home Child Care Agency is a non-profit charitable organization offering licensed Home Child Care since 1982. Staff work in partnership with parents and providers to ensure the best possible care for children from 3 months to 10 years old.
Rexdale Women’s Centre
The Rexdale Women’s Centre is an independent, non-for-profit, voluntary agency that serves high-need women and their families residing in the GTA. Their mission is to support immigrant, refugee, and newcomer women and their families to become fully participating members in Canadian society.
Room to Grow Child Centre
Room to Grow Child Centre provides a safe and welcoming environment to all families with children 0-6 years of age. The program provides an opportunity for families to learn and grow while exploring their community. During program time, families participate in a variety of activities such as craft time, singing, music and movement.
Silver Creek Centre for Early Learning and Development
Silver Creek Centre for Early Learning & Development is a community-based early learning centre with over 40 years of experience and commitment to providing an enhanced, specialized and therapeutic early childhood education program to children ages 18 months through 5 years of age. Approximately 80% of the children who attend Silver Creek Pre-School have a physical and/or developmental challenge, while approximately 20% of the children are typically developing.
Stonegate Community Health Centre
Stonegate Community Health Centre provides comprehensive, co-ordinated, primary health care, illness prevention and health promotion for individuals, families, groups as well as community-level interventions. Their dedicated team of professionals provide coordinated programs and services aimed at maintaining wellness and improving the health of people of all ages.
Surrey Place Centre
Surrey Place Centre helps children and adults living with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, and visual impairments reach their full potential. They offer a variety of groups and workshops for clients, families, and caregivers, as well as extensive education and consultation services to community agencies.
Terry Tan Child Centre
Terry Tan provides inclusionary full time childcare for children from 6 weeks to 10 years under the direction of Registered Early Childhood Educators. There are currently two locations in central Etobicoke.
Toronto Public Health
Toronto Public Health has focused on protecting and promoting the health of Toronto residents since 1883 by preventing the spread of disease, promoting healthy living and advocating for conditions that improve health for Toronto residents.
Toronto Public Library
Toronto Public Library is the busiest urban public library system in the world. Every year, the library hosts millions of users visiting branches and taking advantage of online services.
Women’s Habitat of Etobicoke is a community-based, feminist organization providing vital support to women and their dependents who are survivors of violence and poverty. Founded in 1978, our emergency shelter and our outreach centre, established in 2006, offers a suite of services including group and individual counselling, parenting support and housing assistance.
“Being partners with the Etobicoke Brighter Futures Coalition has been an extremely supportive, knowledgeable learning environment for me. I have so appreciated the networking, the enhancement, and the learning about all of the community services out there for all of the families that we serve.”
– Brenda Wilson, Terry Tan Child Centre
For more information, or to become a member, please contact us today at 416-626-0215 ext.181.