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Our Vision

Na-Me-Res (Native Men’s Residence) is a community organization with proven and accountable practices in the design and delivery of inclusive, culturally relevant and community-driven programs and services that holistically address the needs of Toronto’s Aboriginal homeless population. As part of an integrated and collaborative social-service delivery network, Na-Me-Res plays an integral role in ensuring that Aboriginal people experiencing homelessness have access to a continuum of culturally appropriate supports that will assist them in securing stable, safe and affordable housing while also helping them to achieve their personal goals and aspirations. Na-Me-Res clients are active and fully engaged citizens who strengthen the fabric of Toronto’s vibrant Aboriginal Community.

Our Mission

Na-Me-Res (Native Men’s Residence) mission is to provide temporary and transitional housing to Aboriginal men experiencing homelessness in Toronto, while providing outreach and support services to Toronto’s broader Aboriginal homeless population. Na-Me-Res employs a culture-based approach to address the clients’ physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs while facilitating access to available social and financial supports that will assist them in securing and maintaining stable, safe and affordable housing. Na-Me-Res strives to provide a caring, compassionate and safe environment as well as opportunities to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence required to lead healthy and self-determined lives.