Delta Family Resource Centre (DFRC) is a grassroots, non-profit, community-based agency which is committed to enhancing the potential of families and children by supporting and addressing identified needs. Providing a wide range of programs, services and activities that enhance individual skills and promotes well-being and healthy communities, Delta is known for strength in effective outreach, collaboration and strong program which meet identified community needs.
Delta has been providing programs and services for over 37 years in Northwest Toronto
Delta has over the decades delivered many programs and services including Youth Leadership, Black Youth in Transition, Settlement Services and much more with the unifying overall objective of enhancing the capacity of the communities it serves
Delta Family Resource Centre began in 1981 as a demonstration project with five women from the community hired to create a network to connect isolated parents, provide information about services available in the community, and establish supports and friendships for both parents and children.
In 1985 the network incorporated as a non-profit organization, “Delta Child Care Network”. Included community development, particularly in neighborhoods where few programs and services existed. The mid nineties introduced the provision of services to newcomers to Canada.
By 1999, the organization was providing services to over 29 language and cultural groups in four locations.
In 2001, the name changed to “Delta Family Resource Centre” and its mission statement refined to reflect the diversity and multicultural aspect of its clientele.