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ACCES Employment 416-292-6912 1911 Kennedy Road, Suite 105 Toronto, ON M1P 2L9 * ACCES Employment assists job seekers from diverse backgrounds, who are facing barriers to employment, to integrate into the Canadian job market. They achieve this by providing employment services, linking employers to skilled people and building strong networks in collaboration with community partners. * assessment of skills, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training, work experience * help in maintaining employment * information and referral to other employment and community services
ACSA Child & Family Centre 416-299-9872 2139 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, ON, M1S 1T1 Parent/caregiver and child programs * social skills, early literacy reading circles and school readiness * play space * child development * parenting support and skills building workshops * teen mothers program in partnership with YWCA Toronto, Girls' and Family Programs, Girls' and Family Centre Big Kids/Kindergarten Readiness Club -- school readiness program for preschool age children, including those entering kindergarten who speak English as a second language; registration required Creative Play -- drop-in for children birth-6 years and their caregivers; program available at several locations, please call for details After School Program -- for children 6-12 years with focus on physical activity, nutrition, health and wellness; program available at several locations, please call for details
ACSA Food Bank 416-292-6912 x 319 1911 Kennedy Road, Suite 105, Toronto, ON M1P 2L9 * member of Daily Bread Food Bank * serves people living in postal codes M1H, M1P, M1R, M1S, M1T, M1V and M1W * by appointment only
ACSA Homeless & Outreach Services 4155 Sheppard Ave E, Suite 100, Toronto, ON M1S 1T4 * Homeless Drop-In * breakfast, snacks and hot lunch * access to computer * foot care nurse biweekly * shower facilities * locker storage (up to 3 months) * information and referral * individual support and counselling * Street Outreach -- housing help for homeless individuals through Streets to Homes Program * Harm Reduction Supplies and Service (mobile and fixed site) including clean needles, crack pipes, condoms * Counselling services
ACSA Newcomers' Centre 416-292-6912 1911 Kennedy Road, Suite 105, Toronto, ON M1P 2L9 * Newcomers’ Centre -- settlement services for new immigrants and refugees to Canada * citizenship test preparation classes * one to one counselling * computer and internet use training * information and referral * workshops and orientation sessions * seniors’ programs * health and wellness program * access to telephone, computer, printer, and fax
Afghan Women's Organization 416-266-1777 2555 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto, ON M1K 5J1 * mental health support groups, counselling, crisis intervention * adult literacy classes * seniors program
ANC (Action for Neighborhood Change) 416-292-6912 x 316 1911 Kennedy Road, Suite 105, Toronto, ON M1P 2L9 ANC is an engagement project. ANC supports residents in the community to run their own programs and initiatives, and supports the work of the Dorset Park Neighbourhood Association. ANC empowers residents and creates leadership opportunities for them to better themselves and their family.
Bendable Business and Technical Institute 416-396-6695 1555 Midland Avenue, Toronto, ON M1P 3J3 * Grades 9 – 12 * strong emphasis on career and co-operative education * a number of extra-circular programs * tutoring for the community
Canadian Centre for Victims of Toronto 416-750-3045 2401 Eglinton Avenue East, Unit 310, Toronto, ON M1K 2N8 * professional service coordination among physicians or mental health specialists, lawyers, social workers * legal help
Canadian Centre for Women's Education and Development 416-285-6881 2296 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto, ON M1K 2M2 * counselling for abused women and children * support for young women with addictions * drop-in for newcomers (youth, women, seniors) * outreach including young women and women with disabilities * seniors activities * youth programs
CanTYD (Canadian Tamil Youth Development Centre) 416-431-4100 705 Progress Avenue, Unit 40, Toronto, ON M1H 2X1 * Youth Mentorship Program -- matching professional adults with a youth having similar interests * annual achievement awards * research * Community Watch program * Directions Magazine * Project THAMIL (Tamils Helping and Motivating to Inspire Leadership) -- mentoring * school outreach workshops * drop-in centres, call for time and locations * parents network * youth projects * girls program * Youth Forum workshops and guest speakers * Selvy's Circle -- drop-in for young women 14-18 years * held in various high schools * annual leadership week and annual leadership conference
Catholic Children's Aid Society 416-395-1500 1880 Birchmount Road, Scarborough, ON, M1P 2J7 * counselling for children, youth and their families * supervised access for separated families * parenting education and support * child protection services, including family counselling * adoption and foster care services and recruitment; adoption disclosure
Catholic Crosscultural Services 416-644-0816 55 Town Centre Court, Suite 401, Toronto, ON M1P 4X4 * Enhanced Language Training (ELT) for Internationally Trained Medical Professionals -- 18 week sector specific language training and career orientation for health care professionals * individual counselling and action plan development * 40 hour job placement * mentoring * networking * resume and interview preparation * free training in First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) * Job Search Workshops (JSW) for new immigrants and convention refugees, legally entitled to work in Canada -- 3 or 4 day job search techniques workshops, covering labour market information, access to trades and professions, resume preparation * Settlement Service Centre * assessment, information and referral, supportive counselling, community outreach, education and workshops * support with finding housing, accessing child care, health care and other community and social services * seasonal income tax clinic * LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by YMCA of Greater Toronto, child care and transportation assistance available
Centennial College Community Employment Services 416-289-5258 1163 Ellesmere Road, Toronto, ON M1P 2X6 * Comprehensive employment and job search services * assessment of skills, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training, work experience * help in maintaining employment * information and referral to other employment and community services * Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers * Canada-Ontario Job Grant -- financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees
Centre for Immigrant and Community Services 416-292-7510 2330 Midland Avenue, Toronto, ON M1S 5G5 * Immigrant Resource Centre -- multiservice centre with newcomer, job seeker and family services for all ages; services also offered at 2 locations in York Region 905-479-7926, 905-294-8868 * Settlement and Employment Services * information and referral * orientation, needs assessment * translation and interpretation * supportive counselling * bridging services * form filling * workshops and tours * seasonal income tax clinic
Children's Aid Society 416-924-4646 843 Kennedy Road, Toronto, ON M1K 2E3 * Family counselling and supervision * child protection services * adoption information and services * adoption disclosure * foster care services and recruitment * pregnancy counselling * community work
Chinese Professionals Association of Canada 416-298-2952 4150 Finch Avenue East, Toronto, ON M1S 3T9 * opportunities for interaction and networking among Canadian professionals * facilitates member’s career and professional development * training, employment, settlement, education, culture and recreational services to internationally trained professionals and families
Church of St Jude (Wexford) 416-755-5872 10 Howarth Avenue, Toronto, ON M1R 1H4 * Emergency food bank -- member of Second Harvest Food Support Committee * boundaries are Hwy 401 (north) to Eglinton Ave E (south), Don Valley Pkwy (west) to Birchmount Rd (east)
City of Scarborough Community Council 416-396-7287 Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Drive, 3rd Floor, Toronto ON M1P 4N7 Responsibilities include making recommendations to City Council on local planning and development issues such as traffic plans, parking regulations and exemptions to certain City bylaws. Represents wards 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44.
CNIB 1-800-563-2642 1911 Kennedy Road, Suite 105, Toronto, ON M1P 2L9 CNIB’s vital services include rehabilitation and support, an extensive range of helpful Shop CNIB products that can make life with vision loss easier, and one of the world's largest libraries for people who are unable to read traditional print – all of which are designed to help Canadians overcome the challenges of vision loss and lead full, active lives.
Dorset Park Community Hub 1911 Kennedy Road, Suite 105, Toronto, ON M1P 2L9 The Dorset Park Community Hub is a one stop shop where community members of Dorset Park can access essential services and programs, as well as community space. The Hub is a key element in United Way Toronto and York Region’s Building Strong Neighbourhoods Strategy — an initiative that creates accessible community space and brings together community health and social services in priority neighbourhoods across Toronto. Partners include: * ACCES Employment * Agincourt Community Services Association * ANC (Action For Neighbourhood Change) * CNIB * DPNA (Dorset Park Neighbourhood Association) * Extra Mile Ministries * FAME (Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere) * John Howard Society * Toronto CPR * VHA Home HealthCare * Youth LEAPS (Leadership in Educational Attainment through Partnerships in Scarborough)
Dorset Park Public School 416-396-6205 28 Blaisdale Road, Toronto, ON M1P 1H6 * Grades JK – 8 * co-op students placements from George Brown College * homework clubs * special student luncheons are organized by parents; parents assist at school field trip days, play days, winter carnival, skating at a local arena, etc.; parents fundraise to support special school programs
DPNA (Dorset Park Neighborhood Association) 416-292-6912 x 315 1911 Kennedy Road, Suite 105, Toronto, ON M1P 2L9 The DPNA is an active group of residents who organize with Dorset Park partners for programs, events, and activities in the community. In addition they support residents to become community leaders.
East Metro Youth Services 416-438-3697 x 403 1200 Markham Road, Suite 200, Toronto, ON M1H 3C3 * What's Up Walk-In Mental Health Clinic -- single session, brief solution focused therapeutic counselling for children, youth and young adults, and their families * concerns may include addiction, depression, anxiety, suicidal and self-harming behaviour, bullying and conflict at school, identity and sexuality including gender identity and sexual orientation, family conflict, body image and behavioural concerns, youth justice issues, grief and bereavement * in partnership with Oolagen Community Services, Yorktown Child and Family Centre and other community agencies
Ellesmere-Statton Public School 416-396-6225 739 Ellesmere Road, Toronto, ON M1P 5B6 * Grades JK – 8 * community volunteers as assistants in classrooms and library * City of Toronto hosts after school recreation programs * OISE/University of Toronto’s Faculty of Education students use the school as a pre-service training site * high school and college co-op placements
Extra Mile Ministries 416-292-6912 x 307 1911 Kennedy Road, Suite 105, Toronto, ON M1P 2L9 Extra Mile Ministries works around financial literacy. This includes workshops and one to one supports related to budgeting for anyone who is in need of support around financial literacy.
FAME (Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere) 416-913-2144 1911 Kennedy Road, Suite 105, Toronto, ON M1P 2L9 * FAME provides facilitation of hope, acceptance, recovery and education. They teach family members to embrace self-care and individual responsibility. * individual supportive counselling, telephone support and family support groups * FAME kids -- for children 7-12 years who have a family member with a mental health concern * education, speakers, advocacy
Fieldstone Commons Care Community 416-291-0222 1000 Ellesmere Road, Toronto, ON M1P 5G2 * 224 bed long-term care home * 24-hour nursing and personal care * access to a doctor and other health professionals * meals * personal hygiene supplies * medical supplies and equipment (such as catheters, ostomy bags, or wound care supplies) * assistance with medication and activities of daily living * recreation and social program
Glamorgan Jr. Public School 416-396-6275 51 Antrim Crescent, Toronto, ON M1P 5T1 * Grades JK – 6 * language classes in Tamil, Arabic, adult ESL classes, settlement worker program * Toronto Public Health and dental program * YMCA school age program * stewardship programs with Parks, Forestry and Recreation * regular parent volunteers in classrooms and on excursions, workshops for parents (welcome to kindergarten program). * daily nutrition/snack program
Hearing and Balance Centre 647-748-2999 1415 Kennedy Road, Unit 6, Toronto, ON M1P 2L6 * hearing tests and hearing aid evaluations for adults and children * dizzy test battery and treatment
John Howard Society 647-849-1541 1911 Kennedy Road, Suite 105, Toronto, ON M1P 2L9 * John Howard is dedicated to providing and developing programs that reduce the social, economic and personal costs of crime. The Society is dedicated to helping all people who have been in conflict with the law and individuals at imminent risk of coming into conflict with the law through service, education and community programs. * assistance to complete a pardon/record suspension application * housing search assistance
Kennedy Lodge Nursing Home 416-752-8282 1400 Kennedy Road, Toronto, ON M1P 4V6 * 289 bed long-term care home * 24-hour nursing and personal care * access to a doctor and other health professionals * 7 abeyance beds
Landlord and Tenant Board 416-645-8080 2275 Midland Avenue, Unit 2, Toronto, ON M1P 3E7 * Adjudicative tribunal under auspices of Social Justice Tribunals Ontario * informs landlords and tenants about their rights and responsibilities under the Residential Tenancies Act * provides balanced and timely dispute resolution in accordance with the law
McGregor Park Community Centre 416-396-4023 2213 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, ON M1P 2P5 * Large multipurpose facility featuring year round programming for all ages and abilities * programs include art, skating, fitness and general interest classes * drop-in times for older adults, preschoolers and youth * recreational swim and skate times * direct access to Toronto Public Library - McGregor Park Branch
Meadowvale East Apostolic Church 416-385-1140 1510 Warden Avenue, Toronto, ON M1R 2S8 * Food bank -- member of Daily Bread Food Bank * boundaries are Hwy 401 (north) to St Clair Ave E (south), Victoria Park Ave (west) to Midland Ave (east)
Ministry of Children and Youth Services 416-314-8400 2500 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, ON M1P 2R7 Probation office
Ministry of Labor 416-325-9846 305 Milner Avenue, Suite 918, Toronto, ON M1B 3V4 Summary advice and representation in workplace insurance matters
Ministry of Labour Employment Standards 416-645-8080 2275 Midland Avenue, Unit 1, Toronto, ON M1P 3E7 Administers and enforces Employment Standards Act, 2000
Rockcliffe Care Community 416-264-3201 3015 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, ON M1P 2V7 * 204 bed long-term care home * 24-hour nursing and personal care * access to a doctor and other health professionals * meals * personal hygiene supplies * medical supplies and equipment (such as catheters, ostomy bags, or wound care supplies)
Rosalie Hall 416-438-6880 3020 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, ON M1P 2T7 Children's mental health centre accredited with Children's Mental Health Ontario * comprehensive range of specialized care and treatment programs for young parents, their children, partners and families * parenting support groups * outreach and support * advocacy and consultation * specialized and licensed child care and support for infants, toddlers and preschoolers Community Care and Treatment Team -- assists young parents up to 21 years, and their families, with mental health attachment and trauma care * parent-infant interaction assessment * individual and group parenting support * outreach services in partnership with other community organizations Community Counselling -- individual, group and family counselling for pregnant youth, young parents and families * advocacy with housing, social assistance and returning to school * counsellors available for support in community settings such as schools * professional consultation available Residential Care and Treatment -- licensed prenatal and postnatal care and treatment for mothers 12-20 years who seek comprehensive parenting support Young Parent Hub -- groups and activities in cooperation with in-house programs and partner organizations; call for program hours Monday programs -- prenatal classes, group for young fathers up to 25 years, and transition support program for parents up to 23 years with a child up to 12 months Thursday programs -- group on healthy living topics and fun activities for young parents up to 25 years, infants and children welcome to attend with parent
Sakinah Community Centre 416-615-1550 1430 Birchmount Road, Toronto, ON M1P 2E8 Multi-purpose community space which provides both members and casual users an opportunity to participate in a variety of religious, educational and leisure activities
Salvation Army 416-438-2573 2085 Ellesmere Road, Toronto, ON M1H 2W6 * Emergency food * support, fellowship * Christmas assistance program * services people living in postal codes M1B, M1C, M1E, M1G, M1H, M1J, M1X
Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services 416-759-1721 1645 Warden Avenue, Toronto, ON M1R 5B3 * mobile canteen units and trained personnel available for rehydration and nutrition * victim and responder comfort * critical incident stress management * counselling * responds to needs resulting from fires, storms, explosions, tornadoes, forced evacuations
Scarborough Hospital 416-431-8181 3050 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, ON M1P 2V5 Hospital emergency department *entrance at 3050 Lawrence Ave E
Scarborough Housing Help Centre 416-285-8070 2500 Lawrence Avenue East, Unit 205, Toronto, ON M1P 2R7 * Housing registry * home sharing registry * information and referral * advice on tenant rights and responsibilities, eviction prevention * promotes affordable housing options * Housing Connections Community Partner -- assistance with housing search and application process * Rent Bank access centre -- interest-free loans to low income individuals, couples, seniors or families living in market rent units who face eviction as a result of rental arrears * landlord and tenant mediation * follow-up search assistance and community referrals * interest-free loans for first and last month's rent deposit to move into more affordable housing
Service Canada 1-800-926-9105 200 Town Centre Court, 1st Floor, Toronto, ON M1P 4X9 * One-stop service delivery for a wide range of federal programs and services * labour market information * information and assistance applying for Employment Insurance, Social Insurance Numbers, Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, Veterans benefits, Apprenticeship Incentive Grant and others
Service Ontario 416-757-1511 2300 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, ON M1P 2R2 * Access to a wide range of Ontario government services and information * staff assistance, information and referral Driver and Vehicle * vehicle permits and plates * drivers licences * accessible parking permits * copies of records * product sales including information packages on specific used vehicles Health Cards * Ontario health card registration, renewal, replacement (lost, stolen or damaged) and change of name or address * organ and tissue donor registration Photo Identification * Ontario Photo Card provision, renewal or replacement
Springboard 416-849-4421 2568 Lawrence Ave East, Toronto, ON M1P 2R7 * Specialized Youth Services (formerly Attendance Program) -- alternative sentencing program * part-time employment program * skill development workshops and training * youth group for girls * group and individual counselling for anger management, substance abuse
St Ninian's Anglican Church 416-438-2211 930 Bellamy Road North, Toronto, ON M1H 1G9 * Food bank -- member of Daily Bread Food Bank * boundaries are Hwy 401 (north) to Eglinton Ave E (south), Midland Ave (west) to Markham Rd (east)
St. Lawrence Catholic School 416-393-5264 2216 Lawrence Avenue, Toronto, ON M1P 2P5 Grades JK – 8
TESOC Multicultural Settlement Services 416-757-6043 1160 Birchmount Road, Unit 1A, Toronto, ON M1P 2B8 * Job Search Workshops (JSW) -- 3 day workshop * job search techniques, labour market information, access to trades and professions, resume preparation, networking * extensive individual assistance * youth worker to give advice and information on immigration or social service issues, help with study or work permits * housing referrals * LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) classes * translation * commissioner of oaths * citizenship classes * seminars, workshops and newcomers orientation * Women Aiding Women program (WAW)
Toronto Employment and Social Services 416-392-2749 1225 Kennedy Road, Unit 1, Toronto, ON M1P 2L4 * Employment Centre -- walk-in job search centre * access to computers, Internet, fax, telephone * career planning * skills training and workshops * referrals for education and upgrading, work and volunteer placements, self-employment and entrepreneurship
Toronto Public Library, Agincourt Branch 155 Bonis Avenue, Toronto, ON M1T 3W6 * books, magazines, newspapers, CDs, DVDs * ebooks and other electronic materials * book clubs * children’s story times * leading to reading * after school club * youth advisory group * computers and wireless internet access * art exhibit space * museum and arts passes
Toronto Public Library, McGregor Park Branch 2219 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, ON M1P 2P5 * books, magazines, newspapers, CDs, DVDs * ebooks and other electronic materials * adult non-fiction book club * children’s story times * youth advisory group * computers and wireless internet access * museum and arts passes
Toronto Public Library, Scarborough Civi Centre Branch 156 Borough Drive, Toronto, ON M1P 4N7 * books, magazines, newspapers, CDs, DVDs * ebooks and other electronic materials * children’s story times * KidsStop early literacy centre * digital innovation hub * laptop lending * computers and wireless internet access * museum and arts passes
Vasantham Tamil Seniors Wellness Centre 2660 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto, ON M1K 2S3 * Health and mental health information, education and referral * elder abuse, domestic violence and addiction counselling; crisis intervention and trauma counselling * seniors social group, group activities, yoga
VHA Home Healthcare 416-489-2500 x 4327 1911 Kennedy Road, Suite 105, Toronto, ON M1P 2L9 VHA provide clients with spectacular service WHEN, WHERE and HOW they want it to support their independence. Their caring team of professionals includes nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, personal support workers, home support workers, cleaners, social workers, dietitians, and speech-language pathologists.
West Scarborough Community Legal Services 416-285-4460 2425 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 201, Toronto, ON M1K 5G8 * Community legal clinic dealing primarily with tenant issues, social housing, Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program appeals, Canada Pension Plan Disability benefits, Employment Insurance, Old Age Security * may provide representation * affidavits, notary public * community education
Winstone Churchill Collegiate Institute 416-396-6883 2239 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, ON M1P 2P7 * Grades 9-12 * Advanced Placement Program * Leonard Braithwaite Program * J.U.M.P Pre-Advanced Program * Citi Motive Apprenticeship Program * Night School Program
YMCA 416-296-9907 230 Town Centre Court, Toronto, ON M1P 4Y7 * Fitness, aquatics, sports and recreation programs for all ages and abilities, individuals, couples and families * fitness testing * babysitting may be available during program * licensed child care centre
Youth LEAPS 416-292-6912 x 318 1911 Kennedy Road, Suite 105, Toronto, ON M1P 2L9 Provides support to high school students who show early signs of being disengaged with their educational environment. Youth LEAPS supports young men and women who are Ontario Works recipients acquire their Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate and gain practical employment skills and experience.