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Program Highlights

Therapy Groups

SMILE hosts therapy groups with qualified instructors for children and youth like soccer clinics, yoga therapy and more!

Virtual Respite

 Mentorship Program

SMILE Kids and SMILE Youth get matched with a volunteer to hang out and have some fun!  Sign up today!

Financial Assistance

SMILE provides financial help in the form of scholarships to families who are in need of therapy, respite services, and adaptive equipment. 

Upcoming Events

  • Accessible Ramadan Panel - COVID-19 Edition
    Apr. 11, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Facebook Live
    Join us for an informative session on how you can make an accessible Ramadan now and post COVID-19 with our SMILE Moms: Sheema Ghayyur, Aminah Lindsay, and Dr. Samia Ali!
  • Unchecked Hate - Resisting and Healing Islamophobia and Ableism
    Apr. 17, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Facebook Live
    Don't miss out on this insightful episode of our Facebook Live Series "Exploring Our Intersections" with guest speaker Nouma Hammash!
  • Nasheed & Quran Circle | Brother Wafiq
    Apr. 18, 3:00 p.m. EDT
    Be sure to join our Nasheed & Quran Circle with Brother Wafiq, on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 3:00 PM. For ages 4-15, register by visiting smilecan.org/events. There will be an opportunity for children to join along and recite with him!
  • Youth Check-in! | Noor & Haya
    Apr. 24, 4:00 p.m.
    What have you been up to during Ramadan? Let’s catch up with our Youth check in sessions. Register for the session on Saturday April 24, 2021 at 4:00 PM! This session will cover your daily routine, activities and what you've been up to this month with our Team Leads, Noor and Haya!
  • Community Conversation | Khalid Latif, Marya Bangash, & Sukaina Dada
    Apr. 30, 7:00 p.m. EDT
    Facebook Live
  • Support Your Families During Ramadan | Adam Ghemraoui
    May 01, 12:00 p.m. EDT
    Facebook Live
    Tune in on Saturday, May 1, 2021, 12 pm EDT on Facebook live for 'Support Your Families During Ramadan' with Adam Ghemraoui! In this 30 minute session Adam will be using his expertise to guide parents in validating and assisting their children during Ramadan.
  • Making Eid Cards | Natasha Khan - COVID Edition
    May 02, 4:00 p.m. EDT
    Ready to welcome in Eid, with gorgeous hand-made cards? Join us on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 4:00 PM, Natasha Khan will be teaching our SMILE youth how to make spectacular Eid Cards.

Did You Know?

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Provided over 64 Financial Scholarships this past year

Supporting over 275 Families

Supporting families in 7 different languages

Supporting over 60 Syrian Refugee families

200+ Weekly Wellness Check-Ins since March 2020

Therapy Groups

Therapy is expensive - SMILE provides families an opportunity to participate in free group therapy based on their child's needs. Therapy is often essential to a child's development.   

Financial Assistance

Many of SMILEs families require financial assistance to help support their kids' therapy, respite, or required equipment 

Help us continue to support families in need. 

Pandemic Support

SMILE has been working overtime to provide support to our families.  From food deliveries to providing technology for kids with no access, to providing 1:1 coaching support for families that require further assistance - Support SMILE to continue supporting families during this time.  

We all SMILE in the same language

Frank Schaffer

SMILE Canada - Support Services

Email: info@smilecan.org

Phone Number: 647 952 8135

Registered Charity: 846663623 RR0001

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