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Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre-Apatisiwin Program

Apatisiwin offers employment and training services and supports through 19 funded and non-funded program interventions. Interventions are defined as an action plan activity, within a specific timeframe, co-developed by a direct-service user and an Employment or Youth Employment Counsellor. Action plans are intended to assist direct-service users with their employment and training goals such as: securing employment or self-employment, returning to school, staying in school, becoming ready to enter the labour force, and improving their overall employability. 

Apatisiwin Employment and Youth Employment Counsellors work with community members to conduct trauma informed and strength-based assessments to help determine and administer appropriate interventions, monitor outcomes, and conduct follow up.  Apatisiwin also offers employment related workshops, presentations, establishes partnerships with local employers and also supports job development and community-based projects (based on local community needs and labour market trends). Apatisiwin provides enhanced supports for “in-school-youth” which includes early interventions (for those in grades K-12). Apatisiwin program and services are offered through culturally-relevant approaches.

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Program Contact Information: Mark Szkoda Call: 416-360=4350 ext. 267  or email:


PROGRAM TYPE: Community Based

SERVING: Anglophone, Indigenous

REGISTRATION PROCESS: Call: 416-360=4350 ext. 267 

INTAKE: The programs are ongoing and change with the needs of the industry and employment partners..  

ELIGIBILITY: The program is not age-restrictive. But the funded portion of the program is limited to Indigenous community members.


439 Dundas Street East Toronto ON M5A 2B1.