Toronto District School Board

Guide to Community Resources - Ward 18



MSIC LogoThe Guide to Community Resources provides a list of organizations and agencies that support your community. Select one of the options below to access the list of community resources.

If there is an organization or agency that you would like to add to the list, let us know by completing the online submission form.

Health and Wellness

GroupOrganization (linked to website if available)Phone
Early YearsBlind Low Vision Program416-338-0025
Early YearsChildren's Aid Society of Toronto416-924-4646
Early YearsBoost Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention416-515-1100
Early YearsBoys and Girls Club of East Scarborough416-281-0261
Early YearsHospital for Sick Children416-813-1500
Early YearsInfant Hearing Program1-866-821-7770
Early YearsOntario Foundation for Visually Impaired Children416-925-5141
Early YearsToronto Preschool Speech and Language Services416-338-8255
ElderlySeniors Info n/a
ElderlyCircle of Care416-635-2860
ElderlyAging Caren/a
Families2-Spirited People 416-944-9300 x222
FamiliesAccess Alliance Multicultural Health & Community S416-760-8677 x351
FamiliesBob Rumball Centre for the Deaf416-449-2728
FamiliesAssaulted Women's Hotline1-866-863-0511
FamiliesCity of Toronto Services311
FamiliesCityKids416-483-0511
FamiliesCliff Crest Community Center416-267-6293 x226
FamiliesCommunity Living Toronto416-236-7621
FamiliesYouthLink Scarborough Village416-967-1773
FamiliesEpilepsy Toronto416-964-9095
FamiliesGeneva Centre for Autism416-322-7877
FamiliesPark, Forestry and Recreation311
FamiliesOccupational Therapists416-214-1177
FamiliesOntario Association of Optometrists905-826-3522
FamiliesOntario Association of Speech Pathologists416-920-3676
FamiliesMental Health Helpline1-866-531-2600
FamiliesCanadian Hearing Society 416-928-2506
FamiliesCanadian Red Cross, Toronto Mobile Food Bank416-480-2500
FamiliesCatholic Children's Aid Society416-924-4646
FamiliesCentre for Addiction and Mental Health416-535-8501
FamiliesChild Development Institute416-603-1827
FamiliesSurrey Place Centre416-925-5141
FamiliesTelehealth Ontario1-866-797-0000
FamiliesToronto Public Health 311
FamiliesScarborough Village416-396-4048
FamiliesWeekend Respite and Zone Summer Camps416-322-7877 x325
First NationsToronto Aboriginal Care Team 647-258-0336
First NationsSouthern Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (SOADI)416-203-0133
First NationsNative Child & Family Services of Toronto416-703-3361
First NationsNative Women's Resource Centre of Toronto416-963-9963
First NationsNishnawbe-Aski Legal Service Corporation (NALSC)1-807-622-1413
First NationsAnduhyaun416-243-7669 x226
First NationsAnishnawbe Health Toronto416-920-2605
YouthBig Brothers & Big Sisters of Toronto416-925-8981
YouthTurning Point Youth Services416-925-9250
YouthKids Help Phone1-800-668-6868
YouthBoys and Girls Club of East Scarborough416-281-0262
YouthVOICE for Hearing Impaired Children1-866-779-5144

Housing

GroupOrganization (linked to website if available)Phone
Early YearsMinistry of Children & Youth Services1-866-821-7770
ElderlyLOFT Community Services416-979-1994
FamiliesOut of the Cold416-699-6682
FamiliesScott Mission 416-923-8872
FamiliesToronto Community Housing Corporation416-981-5500
FamiliesCommunity Living Toronto416-968-0650
FamiliesCo-operative Housing Federation of Canadan/a
FamiliesEmergency Family Intake416-397-5637
FamiliesEmergency Shelters1-877-338-3398
FamiliesFederation of Metro Tenants Associations416-780-1650
FamiliesAdvocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario416-597-5855
FamiliesGuides to Tenants Rights416-921-9494
First NationsAboriginal Housing Support Centre416-260-2057
First NationsGabriel Dumont Non Profit Housing 416-286-5277
First NationsWigwamen Inc416-481-4451
First NationsMétis Nation of Ontario416-977-9881
First NationsNative Women's Resource Centre of Toronto416-963-9963
First NationsNekenaan Second Stage Housing 416-243-7669
YouthMinistry of Health & Long Term Care n/a
YouthYouth Link416-967-1773
YouthCentral Access 416-338-4766

Education

GroupOrganization (linked to website if available)Phone
Early YearsCentennial Infant and Child Centre416-935-0200 x246
Early YearsOntario Early Years - Toronto Centre - Rosedale647-258-9791
ElderlyRyerson University 50+416-979-5035
FamiliesSomali Parents Liaison Coalitionn/a
FamiliesTDSB Continuing Education416-338-4111
FamiliesToronto Foundation for Student Successn/a
FamiliesToronto Public Library416-393-7131
FamiliesAboriginal Legal Services Toronto416-408-3967
FamiliesAdult Education: Essential Skills Upgrading416-396-6905
FamiliesFamily Services of Toronto - Passport Initiative416-595-9230
FamiliesFrontier College - Beat the Street1-800-555-6523
FamiliesIndependent Learning Centre416-484-2704
FamiliesLearning Disabilities Association of Ontario416-229-1680
First NationsOntario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres416-956-7575
YouthOntario Ministry of Educationn/a
YouthToronto District School Board 416-397-3000
YouthSuccess Beyond Limits416-395-3320 x20215

Financial Support

GroupOrganization (linked to website if available)Phone
Early YearsCanada Learning Bond n/a
Early YearsMerry Go Round Children's Foundationn/a
Early YearsToronto Children’s Services416-392-KIDS (5437)
ElderlyOntario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care416-642-3038
FamiliesOntario Works - Social Services416-392-3200
FamiliesOntario Ministry of Community and Social Servicesn/a
FamiliesOntario Benefits Directory1-866-ONT-TAXS
FamiliesOntario Disability Support Program416-327-4954
FamiliesCanada Revenue Agency1-800-387-1193
FamiliesChild Tax Benefit Ontario Disability Support Program416-325-5900
FamiliesChildcare Subsidy - City of Toronto311
FamiliesCOSTI Immigrant Services416-658-1600
FamiliesAccess Alliance Multicultural Health & Community S416-760-8677 x351
FamiliesCanada Benefits1-800-O-Canada
FamiliesLegal Clinics1-800-668-8258
FamiliesToronto Children’s Services - Fee subsidy applicationn/a
FamiliesToronto Employment and Social Servicesn/a
FamiliesToronto People with Aids (PWA) Foundation416-506-1400
FamiliesWellspring Money Matters Resource Centre416-961-1493
FamiliesYMCA Employment Servicesn/a
FamiliesYour Legal Rights416-408-4420
FamiliesThe Career Foundation416-789-4862
First NationsAboriginal Financial Officers Association n/a
First NationsIndigenous and Northern Affairs Canada416-973-6234
First NationsIndspire416-926-0775
YouthOperation Springboard416-977-0089
YouthProject Work416-481-2211
YouthToronto Parks Forestry and Recreation416-338-4386

New to Canada

GroupOrganization (linked to website if available)Phone
FamiliesAccess Alliance Multicultural Health & Community S416-324-8677
FamiliesArab Community Centre of Toronto416-231-7746 x236
FamiliesCanadian Tibetan Association of Ontario416-410-5606
FamiliesCentre for Information & Community Services416-940-3334
FamiliesCitizenship and Immigration Canada1-888-242-2100
FamiliesCOSTI Immigrant Services416-588-2240
FamiliesCross-Cultural Community Services Association416-977-4026
FamiliesCulture Link416-588-6288
FamiliesOCASI - Settlement416-322-4950
FamiliesSettlement and Education Partnership in Toronto905-882-2331
FamiliesSettlement.Orgn/a
FamiliesTDSB Newcomer Services for Youth 416-395-2045
FamiliesToronto District School Board - ESL Classes416-338-4300
FamiliesYMCA Newcomer416-630-0330
FamiliesCenterpoint Language and Skills416-395-4820
FamiliesTDSB Newcomer Services416-393-0286
FamiliesHairstyling Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship 416 394 6961
YouthSomali Youth Association of Toronto416-247-6333
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