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Children and families coming from experiences of war and forced migration, often cope with traumatic past experiences while facing the challenges of settlement in their new home.

Turtle House provided a welcoming and inclusive environment for Newcomer/refugee families from different ethno-racial, cultural, language and faith backgrounds. Through art, conversation, and shared meals, parents and children were able to connect with each other, build relationships with other families and with Turtle House artists and volunteers.

Turtle House Art/Play Centre is currently in the process of dissolving our organization. We welcome general donations through Canada Helps which would enable us to cover the final expenses related to dissolution.
Ways to Donate
Donate Online 


Donations can be made securely online through Canada Helps by clicking on this image.  Canada Helps will provide you with a tax receipt.






For any questions or other information around donations please email us at:

Thank you for your support!



“I enjoy making art and being here just as much if not more than M………….. [my daughter]   I loved it!” 

Father who participated in TH program

Turtle House Art Play Centre

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