Formerly known as Carea Community Health Centre

DCHC and TAIBU Collaboration

Durham community health centre logo and TAIBU community health centre logo with an ampersand between them

DCHC and TAIBU Collaboration

Durham Community Health Centre and TAIBU Community Health Centre (TAIBU) have come together to collaborate on initiatives that address the impact of anti-Black racism on members of the African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) communities in Durham Region.

The goal of this collaboration is to improve the health and well-being of members of ACB communities by planning, designing, and implementing culturally affirming events, workshops, and services.

We are excited to offer a wide-range of events and activities – see details below.

L.E.A.R.N. After School Academic Mentorship Program


For youth ages 5-11 years& 12-18 years

Wednesdays (October 2023 to June 2024)
@ 4:00-6:30pm
DCHC Pickering Site: 17-1450 Kingston Road


Benefits include:
– Supportive learning environment
– 1:1 Academic tutoring and mentorship
– Educational games, activities, and challenges
– Dinner and transportation will be provided

To register or for inquiries contact: Ronaye, Program Facilitator at or 416-644-3539 x2237

We are also looking for Black Mentors (aged 16+) for the Program.

Benefits of mentorship include:
– Community hours earned/references given
– Training and monetary incentives offered
– Transportation (PRESTO) provided
– Team Building Opportunities

To apply or receive more information, contact Shawna, Program Coordinator at


Physical Activity Programming

We are pleased to offer the following activities that support a healthy and active lifestyle for members of the Black community in Durham Region.


Functional Mind & Body Stretch Exercise
In person
10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.
No classes: February 26, March 11, April 1, April 22


Reggaecise Dance Exercise
In person & virtual
9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Black Health Challenge- health education sessions (after Reggaecise)

No class: March 12


Caribbean Fitness
In person
10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.
No class: March 13


All in person classes will take place at DCHC Picking Site: 17-1450 Kingston Road and for all virtual classes, join via Zoom using this link and Passcode: 483862 Meeting ID: 865 4878 3384

October 18, 2023

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