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Organization: Community Matters Toronto  
Phone Numbers: 416-944-9697
260 Wellesley St E, Suite 102
Toronto, ON
M4X 1G6
Intersection: Parliament St-Wellesley St E
Hours: Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm
Executives: Margaret Coshan - Executive Director
Contacts: Shabana Sohail
Service Description: Community development programs for all ages * computer access and training * conversational English * information and referral

Children's Programs -- after school programs at Rose Avenue School * homework club

Employment Services -- career counselling * job club

Health and Recreation -- first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training * nutrition programs * swimming and other fitness

Healthy Living -- community based health promotion and disease prevention initiative * workshops, training courses, screening for specific health conditions, recreational activities * one on one support addressing diabetes, certain cancers and cardiovascular disease among newcomers

Seniors Services -- escort to medical appointments * friendly visiting, telephone reassurance * health education * home support -- food preparation, grocery shopping, light housework and repairs * referral services * seniors club

Training -- advocacy * child minding * citizenship workshop -- application assistance, education and test preparation * conflict resolution * human service worker * public speaking

Fees: Most programs free * nominal fees for swimming and first aid training
Application: Call, drop in or email
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Residents of St James Town and surrounding community
Languages: English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Farsi ; Hindi ; Interpretive Services ; Nepali ; Somali ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Urdu
Area(s) Served:
Durham West, East York, Etobicoke, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, North York, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, South Etobicoke, Toronto, York - Toronto  
See Also: Child Care - School-Age Programs
Community Resource Centres
Community Support Services
Diet, Nutrition and Weight Control
Employment Assistance
First Aid and Safety Courses
Fitness Centres and Programs
Fitness, Recreational and Social Programs for Seniors
Friendly Visiting
Healthy Aging
Home Help and Homemaking
Telephone Reassurance and Security Checks
Transportation - Non-Accessible and Volunteer

This information was last completely updated on December 13, 2017

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