TROPICANA COMMUNITY SERVICES

Registered Name: THE TROPICANA COMMUNITY SERVICES ORGANIZATION OF SCARBOROUGH

Business Number: 119259885RR0001

Our Mission

Tropicana Community Services, a Toronto-based multi-service organization, provides all youth, newcomers, people of Black and Caribbean heritage and others in need with opportunities and alternatives that lead to success and positive life choices.

Our mission is achieved through culturally appropriate programs such as counselling, child care, educational and employment services and youth development.

About TROPICANA COMMUNITY SERVICES

Tropicana Community Services Organization was founded in 1980 as a non-profit community organization to serve disadvantaged youth and their families, particularly those from the Caribbean. The first major project implemented was counselling services aimed at teenaged drop-outs in a high need area of Scarborough, Ontario. In 1984, Tropicana established formal links with the United Way of Greater Toronto, and was the first organization from the Black and Caribbean community to become a United Way member-agency.

Today Tropicana is a growing service-delivery agency with programs designed to address issues affecting all youth, newcomers, members of the Caribbean and Black communities and others in need. Current services include counselling, life skills development, employment, education, day care and social/recreational.

What People Are Saying

""I was going through depression before coming here. It was a rough time in my life. But being around everyone here helped me join the world again and now I feel like I am a part of society again. So, thank you.""

— Adam, Individual and Family Counselling participant

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