ACFOMI is a member of the ‘Réseau d’Action Communautaire Francophone de l’Ontario’.

The ‘Réseau ACFO’ has five courses of action: 

Welcome centre: Serve as the gateway to the Francophone community

Francophones are welcomed into the community and are aware of the different services available to them.

  • Welcome, inform, and direct new residents (francophones, francophiles, and anglophones coming from other provinces or regions)
  • Participate and contribute to welcoming immigrants
  • List available resources (rights, French services, community calendar, job boards, virtual welcome kits, email distribution lists)
Mobilization – mobilize members of the community

Francophones are engaged and take part in community life in French:

  • Organizer of the Jour des Franco-Ontariens et Franco-Ontariennes
  • Consult members of the community
  • Initiate and/or assure the organization of cultural events in French
  • Recognize individuals and organizations that contribute to the flourishment of the Francophone community
Consultation : Rally community organizations to reach community objectives

Representatives of Francophone and Francophile organizations act in a consultative manner for the good of the community

  • Provide leadership in maintaining a high level of community cohesion
  • Organize community consultations
  • Gather partners around projects
  • Hold consultation activities with community organizations
  • Hold training and other capacity building activities for the community network (Ex: Hold mentoring and collaboration programs between organizations)
Community economic development – Have an approach that respects the principles of community economic development

Francophones play a key role in the development of their community and benefit from the initiatives that result from it.

  • Conduct studies on community needs
  • Facilitate and or implement social enterprise projects or community initiatives (profitable and / or viable) to meet the needs of the community
Representation: representing the Francophone community

The interests of the Francophone community as well represented

  • Represent communities with local and regional elected officials

  • Participate in Francophone designation efforts

  • Support representation efforts with provincial partners

  • Sensitize and consult community members on current and potential political issues

  • Develop political mobilization mechanisms and strategies

  • Intervene in the media on local issues

  • Claim the right and access to services in French

Discover the other members of the Réseau d’ACFO :

ACFO Champlain

Centre Culturel
303, rue James 
Ontario K8A 4V1

ACFO Hamilton

302 Cumberland Ave,
Hamilton, Ontario L8M 2A1 

ACFO Prescott-Russell

429 rue Abbott,
Hawkesbury, Ontario K6A 2E2 
613-632-4100 poste 227

ACFO Toronto

20 Lower Spadina Avenue Bureau 311
Toronto, Ontario M5V 2Z1 

L’Association francophone de la région de York

90 Walton Dr,
Aurora, Ontario L4G 3K2 

ACFO du Grand Sudbury

21, boulevard Lasalle, local 2610
Sudbury, Ontario P3A 6B1

ACFO Mille-Îles

760 Highway 15,
Kingston, Ontario K7L 0C3 

ACFO Stormont, Dundas et Glengarry

146C, Avenue Chevrier,
Cornwall, Ontario K6H 1S1 

ACFO Windsor-Essex-Chatham-Kent

890 chemin Walker, Unité 1-A
Windsor, Ontario N8Y 2N5
519-948-5545 poste 18

La Clé

63, rue Main, C.P. 5099
Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 2G3
705 549-3116

ACFO Durham Peterborough ACFO Durham Peterborough

15 ch. Thickson N., Unité 8,
Whitby, ON L1N 8W7

ACFO Ottawa

181 Donald St,
Ottawa, Ontario K1K 1N1

ACFO Témiskaming

59, avenue Whitewood
C.P. 1644 New Liskeard, Ontario P0J 1P0

Association des francophones du Nord-Ouest de l’Ontario

234 Van Norman St,
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7A 4B8

Our Mission

To promote and ensure the integration, participation, representation and accompaniment of the French Speaking Community of the Thousand Islands region to ensure its continuity.

Our Values

We believe in honesty, transparency, cooperation, harmony and respect.

Wheelchair accessible

Baby changing table in the restroom

Monday: 8:30 - 18:00
Tuesday: 8:30 - 16:30
Wednesday: 8:30 - 16:30
Thursday: 8:30 - 16:30
Friday: 8:30 - 15:00
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Walk-ins during business hours welcome

Appointments outside of business hours are available upon request

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