African Canadian Heritage Association conducts a weekly heritage program for students ages three to 16. 627 Queen's Quay West, at Bathurst. 416-208-3149. www.achaonline.org
African Community Health Services provides health services at 76 Gerrard East, 2nd floor. 416-591-7600.
Africans in Partnership Against AIDS is a support network for continental Africans in Canada. 517 College, suite 338. 416-924-5256.
Anti-Racist Action opposes racist and far-right groups. PO Box 291, Stn B, Toronto M5T 2T2. 416-631-8835. www.web.apc.org/~ara/
Asian Community AIDS Services (ACAS) offers support for people with AIDS in the Southeast Asian community. 33 Isabella, suite 107. 416-963-4300.
Beat the Street is a learning centre for homeless and street-involved youth and adults. 290 Jarvis. 416-979-3361.
The Bickford Centre Adult non-credit ESL 416-393-0528, literacy and basic skills 416-393-1995, Canadian work experience 416-393-0350, job-finding club 416-393-0930. 777 Bloor West.
Black Action Defence Committee, Community Mediation Program provides legal services for blacks who have been treated unfairly by police. 944A St. Clair West. 416-656-2232.
Black Business and Professional Association offers networking services for black professionals. 675 King West, suite 307. 416-504-4097.
Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention provides support for people with AIDS or those who are HIV-positive. 110 Spadina, suite 207. 416-977-9955.
Black Enterprise Network offers workshops for people ages 15 to 29 who want to start their own businesses. 1183 Finch West, suite 400. 416-739-7222.
Black Inmates & Friends Assembly offers support to black and Caribbean inmates and their families. 2518 Eglinton West. 416-652-3131.
Black Secretariat provides networking, meeting space, typesetting and publication layout services to community groups. 590 Jarvis, 2nd floor. 416-924-1104.
Bloor Information and Life skills Centre provides free life skills programs. 672 Dupont, suite 314. 416-531-4613.
Canadian African Newcomers Service offers immigration and advocacy services, legal referrals and job-finding techniques. 21 Vaughan , unit 114. 416-658-8030.
Career Opportunities Program helps people establish realistic career goals. 145 Travellers East, unit 15. 905-890-2676.
Caribbean Canadian Seniors Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday at the JCA, 995 Arrow, North York. Games, music arts and crafts, physical fitness. 416-746-5772 ext 244.
Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) offers material on social assistance, landlord and tenant law and refugee and immigration law. 119 Spadina, suite 600. 416-408-4420, www.cleo.on.ca
Community Unity Alliance helps new community and cultural groups become self-sustaining. 4900 Sheppard East. 416-395-6475.
Distress Centre Resource Development operates a 24-hour, 7-day distress line at 416-598-0166; crisis line 416-408 4357.
HARRIET TUBMAN ORGANIZATION offers tutoring, games, heritage classes, drama and crafts. 2975 Don Mills. 416-496-2044.
Immigrant Women's Job Placement Centre helps newcomers and refugees with work permits to find jobs. 2221 Yonge, suite 402. 416-488-4571 or 416-488-0084.
Intercede offers free and confidential services to newcomers, caregivers and domestic workers, including those from the Caribbean, South America and Africa. 234 Eglinton East, suite 205. 416-483-4554.
Jamaican Canadian Association offers free services to newcomers and immigrants of Afro-Caribbean heritage. 995 Arrow. 416-740-1558 or 416-746-5772, www.jcassoc.com.
Jane-Finch Community & Family Centre offers many programs in various community locations. 4400 Jane, suite 108. 416-663-2733.
Jane-Finch Concerned Citizens' Organization offers information and referral services, academic, cultural and recreational activities to youth and adults. 1 York Gates, 2nd floor. 416-635-9816.
Lawrence Heights Community Health Centre offers a range of primary and community services and supports. 12 Flemington. 416-787-1661.
Malvern Family Resource Centre Offers programs for children, youth and seniors. 321 Neilson, Scarborough. 416-281-1376.
North York Women's Centre provides support groups, workshops and a legal clinic for women. 201 Caribou. 416-781-0479, www.nywc.org
Ontario Black History Society promotes awareness of the contributions of black people in Canada. 10 Adelaide East, suite 202. 416-867-9420.
Organization of Black Tradesmen and Tradeswomen of Ontario helps with skills training and directs people into trades. 22 College, suite 104. 416-921-5120.
Parkdale Intercultural Association offers free classes for adults, LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) for persons who have Canadian citizenship and setlement services. 1257 Queen West. 416-536-4420.
Rexdale MicroSkills provides free training for women trying to start their own businesses as well as other employment services. 1 Vulcan, 416-247-7181 ext 229, or Kim Koh at 416-247-1660.
Rexdale Women's Centre offers programs for black and Caribbean women. 8 Taber, 2nd floor, Etobicoke. 416-745-0062.
St. Clair West Services for Seniors offers Meals on Wheels, adult day services, home help and transportation for seniors and those with disabilities. 1669 Eglinton West. 416-787-2114.
Scarborough Black Education teaches basic math and/or English skills to students in grades 2 to OAC. 416-276-2080.
Scarborough Youth Tutorial Program tutors students from junior kindergarten to grade 12 at West Hill Collegiate in Scarborough. 905-420-3667.
The Sickle Cell Association of Ontario provides counselling and advocacy for people who have sickle cell disease. 3199 Bathurst, suite 202, Toronto M5A 2B2. 416-789-2855.
Society of Sharing: Inner City Volunteers visits housebound seniors and disabled persons in Toronto. 416-413-0380.
South Asian Family Support Services provides referrals to employment training, settlement services and family counselling. 1200 Markham Rd. 416-431-4847.
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre offers counselling for women and children who have been sexually assaulted, and victims of adult or child abuse/incest survivors. 416-597-1171, 24-hour crisis line 416-597-8808, TDD 416-597-1214.
Tropicana Community Services Organization provides tutoring, counselling and other services. 670 Progress, unit 14. 416-439-9009.
West Toronto Community Legal Services provides free legal assistance. 672 Dupont, ste 315. 416-531-7376.
West Toronto Support Services for Seniors through its Meals on Wheels program assists seniors and those with disabilities. 416-532-7958.
Women's Health in Women's Hands offers services for Caribbean, African, Latin American and South Asian women. 2 Carlton, suite 500. 416-593-7655.
York Community Services provides free health care, legal advice and counselling. 1651 Keele. 416-653-5400.
Youth Clinical Services Inc. has medical/counselling services for addictions, pregnancy, birth control and sexually transmitted diseases. 3451 Weston. 416-742-2514.Youth Assisting Youth is a delinquency prevention program that matches youth volunteers with youth who have social, behavioural or adjustment problems. 416-932-1919.