At the Loyan Foundation we believe in reducing exposure to violence by building a more united, safer and stronger East African community. Through effective outreach, education and collaboration we empower and support East African youth and their families to learn how to live healthy and successful lives.
WE DO THIS BY
- Providing culturally appropriate programs and services that address the educational, emotional and social well-being so that families as a whole will become healthier and stronger.
- Addressing and providing settlement and integration services to assist families in transition;
- Connecting people with a comprehensive directory of community resources and supports that exist across Toronto
- Applying innovative solutions that holistically address individual and community problems; solutions that strengthen our families and community;
- Develop wise partnerships with organizations to help make this happen.
WHO WE SERVE
The Loyan Foundation serves East African immigrant families and individuals in Toronto.
- Our adult services focus on those who face struggles in Toronto due to language barriers, lack of education, lack of life and employment skills, and physical/mental health challenges.
- Our youth services focus on youth and children who struggle because of lack of parental presence and guidance, educational support, bullying, the lure of gangs and drugs, and physical/mental health challenges.
To reduce exposure to violence and nurture and build a more united, safer, and stronger East African community through multi-level engagement with families and youth.