Nellie’s Shelter offers programs and services for women and children who have and are experiencing oppressions such as violence, poverty and homelessness. As a community-based feminist organization operating within an anti-racist, anti-oppression framework, we are committed to social change through education and advocacy to achieve social justice for all women and children.
WoodGreen is a social services agency serving 37,000 people each year. Together, we help people find safe, affordable housing; seniors live independently; internationally trained professionals enter the job market; parents access child care; children access after-school programs; newcomers settle into Canadian life; and youth find meaningful employment and mental health supports.
Good Shepherd Non Profit Homes provides permanent supportive housing, congregate living group homes and community-based programs to individuals living with mental health- and substance use-related needs. We help people with a history of or who are at risk of homelessness so they can maintain permanent housing and increase their quality of life.
Good Shepherd Ministries operates a meal program, clothing room, medical clinic and 97 shelter beds for homeless men. We offer support for homeless men seeking abstinence-based treatment, help with finding housing and services for veterans. We also operate two supportive residences, one for seniors with a history of homelessness and one for people living with AIDS.
YWCA Toronto is dedicated to improving the lives of women, girls and gender-diverse people. We help women and girls flee violence, secure housing, find jobs, establish their voices, enhance skills and develop confidence. We offer a range of housing options, employment and training programs, community support programs, girls’ programs and family programs.
Margaret’s Housing and Community Support Services is a multi-service agency that provides a continuum of housing options to women living with mental illness and substance use. We also provide innovative community-based support services for individuals experiencing intersectional issues tied to mental health challenges and homelessness.
Oakdale Child and Family Service provides long- and short-term care in residential program facilities registered under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act. We support clients with Autism Spectrum disorder, intellectual disability and dual diagnosis. Our emphasis is on evidence-based treatment. We stress the training of functional skills which can be generalized to the home and community settings.
L’Arche Toronto offers community homes and two daytime programs for people with intellectual disabilities: Sol Express is a creative and performance arts program and TIFS is an intensive life skills program. We provide opportunities for members to discover their gifts and develop skills with a focus on inclusion and community building.
Interval House is Canada’s first centre for women survivors of intimate partner violence and their children. We take a holistic approach to helping women and children leave abuse behind and start new violence-free lives. We believe survivors and we hold the dignity of our residents and clients in high importance.
Homes First provides homes, shelter and support services to over 1,500 seniors, families and single adults every single night. We own and/or manage 24 properties across the GTA. Our mission is to develop and provide affordable, stable housing and support services to break the cycle of homelessness for the people with the fewest housing options.