Find Services in East Toronto
If you or someone you know is experiencing a health or wellness emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department.
We understand finding the help you need in the health, social and community services systems can be overwhelming.
That’s why we created this page to help people in East Toronto find the services they need close to home. These services include seniors and caregiver services, mental health (wellness) services, newcomer supports and more.
If you are looking for services related to cold, flu and COVID-19, visit our COVID-19 Resources page.
Please note this page does not include every health, social and community service in East Toronto. It includes a selection of services that we think our community may find helpful. We recommend using this page as a starting point if you are looking for health, social and community services in East Toronto.
For a more complete list of services available in East Toronto, please see the Toronto Health and Social Services Directory (see below) or one of the phone lines listed under "Find services by phone".
Find services online
Toronto Health and Social Services Directory
The Toronto Health and Social Services Directory is a website that helps people more easily find health, social and community services in Toronto, including the former municipalities of East York, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough and York. You can search by location combined with keyword or topic.
The directory has more than 8,000 health, social and community service listings in Toronto. These include services related to mental health, food, housing, employment, youth, seniors, newcomers and more. If you live and/or get care in Toronto, the directory is your guide to finding care close to home.
Find services by phone
Health811 is an online service where you can find a family doctor, talk to a nurse to get health advice and more.
Call 8-1-1 or click the button below to explore resources online.
211 is a helpline that easily connects people to the social services, programs and community supports they need in Ontario.
Call 2-1-1 or click the button below to search for services online.
311 – Toronto at Your Service
311 provides people and businesses with easy access to non-emergency city services like recreational programs, snow removal, noise complaints and more.
Call 3-1-1 or click the button below to learn more.
Find services in-person
Health Access Taylor-Massey
If you live in or around Taylor-Massey, you can talk to a resource navigator in-person. A resource navigator is a healthcare professional who can help connect you with the services you need in the community, health and social services systems.
The resource navigator is available every day at Health Access Taylor-Massey, a healthcare, community and social services centre located in Crescent Town.
Health Access Taylor-Massey also offers other services, including family doctors, cancer screening and more. Call 647-251-8195 or click the button below if you have questions.
Services for seniors and caregivers
WoodGreen and ETHP's Caregiver Navigation Guide
A series of free video guides for caregivers caring for older adults to help answer any frequently asked questions. The videos, created in consultation with experienced caregivers, also share resources that are available for caregivers and their care recipients in East Toronto.
Toronto Seniors Helpline
This is a phone line that helps connect seniors to the health, social and community services in Toronto they need.
Call 416-217-2077 or click the button below to learn more.
List of Programs for Seniors at WoodGreen Community Services
This is a list of programs in East Toronto that help seniors improve their physical, social and mental well-being. These programs also help seniors avoid hospital stays and promote their independence and dignity.
Directory of Services for Seniors and Caregivers in Toronto
This is an online resource that helps seniors and caregivers find the services they need in health, housing, food, recreation, legal and many more areas in Toronto.
211 Ontario and the City of Toronto developed this resource.
Services for newcomers
Health Access Taylor-Massey
Service providers are available to connect you to health and social services available in the community.
Settlement Services for Newcomers and Refugees at WoodGreen Community Services
This service supports newcomers and refugees as they settle in Canada and start their new lives. Supports include accessing services such as healthcare and employment, answering immigration questions, applying for government income supports and more.
Newcomer Services at TNO – The Neighbourhood Organization
Free services for people that are new to Canada or still in the process of settling down.
Services for adult mental health (wellness)
Walk-In Counselling at WoodGreen Community Services
This service provides single-session counselling to address a wide range of concerns, such as anxiety, depression, anger management and difficulties with work, school or relationships.
Mental Health Program at TNO – The Neighbourhood Organization
This program offers health and wellness services to people living in Thorncliffe Park and the surrounding area. Services include supportive counselling, addictions counselling, group education sessions and more.
Services for child, youth and family mental health (wellness)
Thorncliffe Park Youth Wellness Hub
Our youth wellness hub offers health, wellness, employment and other services for youth and young adults aged 12 to 25. This site is operated in collaboration with Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario.
Help Ahead is a one-stop-shop referral service for infants, children and youth up to 18 years old and their families in Toronto to find and get the mental well-being help they need as efficiently and as quickly as possible. Call 1-866-585-6486 or click the link below to learn more.
Services for substance use
Oakridge Health and Harm Reduction Hub
Our Oakridge Health and Harm Reduction Hub offers walk-in services for people who use drugs and other substances. Services include harm reduction supplies, counselling and peer support.
Harm Reduction Program at South Riverdale Community Health Centre
This program offers different harm reduction supports for people who use alcohol and/or drugs.
Rapid Access Addiction Medicine Clinic at Michael Garron Hospital
This clinic has doctors, nurses and social workers who can help people with substance use issues related to alcohol and drugs. Services include counselling and prescriptions for medications.
Services for mental health (wellness) and substance use emergencies
Emergency Department at Michael Garron Hospital
Available 24/7 for people of all ages experiencing severe, potentially life-threatening health and wellness issues.
Location: 840 Coxwell Ave. (entrance located off Mortimer Street under Emergency sign).
Gerstein Crisis Centre
Crisis services include 24/7 telephone support, community support referrals, substance use crisis management, follow-up and access to short-term crisis beds.
Call 416-929-5200 to access these services or click the link below to learn more.