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Native Canadian Centre of Toronto office
Native Canadian Centre of Toronto is a membership-based, charitable organization located in the heart of downtown Toronto in a beautifully renovated heritage building. NCCT offers a wide range of programs and services based on Indigenous cultural traditions and teachings. All are welcome.

About Us

Since 1962 the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto has been a key meeting place for all people, of all nations, from across Canada and all over the world. As Toronto’s oldest Indigenous community organization and one of the original Friendship Centres in Canada, the NCCT provides social, recreational, cultural and spiritual services for the Indigenous community and visitors alike.

Mission

To empower the Indigenous community in Toronto by providing programs that support their spiritual, emotional, physical and mental well-being.

Mandate

To nurture an inclusive environment where all people respect Indigenous knowledge.

Vision

The Native Canadian Centre of Toronto is dedicated to working with all of our relations toward a better future.

Values

Wisdom, Love, Respect, Bravery, Honesty, Humility and Truth

Indigenous dream catchers

Community Resources

Community Resources

If you need to speak with someone after business hours or on weekends, please call:

  1. HOPE for WELLNESS: 

    • Toll-free Help Line at 1-855-242-3310 or connect to the online chat at hopeforwellness.ca

  2. Talk 4 Healing:   

Listing of Indigenous Agencies/Businesses in Toronto

The Native Canadian Centre of Toronto has created a directory of all Indigenous agencies/businesses in Toronto. Also included in it are brief descriptions of each agencies mandate and what programs they offer. If you see something missing or spot any incorrect information please contact kristina.henry@ncct.on.ca

To access this info please click here.

Advice on researching your Indigenous Ancestry

Please click here to access a short guide that can help you get started on researching your ancestry.

Toronto Aboriginal Research Report (TARP) Final Report

Please click here to view.

Image by Alexander Grey

Holiday Schedule

NCCT will be closed on the following days in 2024:

  • Family Day - Monday, February 19th 2024

  • Good Friday - Friday, March 29th 2024

  • Easter Monday - Monday, April 1st 2024

  • Victoria Day - Monday, May 20th 2024

  • Indigenous Day - Friday, June 21st 2024

  • Canada Day - Monday, July 1st 2024

  • Civic holiday - Monday, August 5th 2024

  • Labour Day - Monday, Sept 2nd 2024

  • Thanksgiving - Monday, Oct 14th 2024

  • Remembrance Day - Monday, Nov 11th 2024

  • Christmas Holidays - TBA

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