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Welcome to WoodGreen

WoodGreen is one of the largest social service agencies in Toronto, delivering integrated programs from physical, mental health and disability services to affordable housing and pathways to employment. For 85 years, we have worked with communities to improve health and wellbeing for seniors, single mothers, newcomers and youth, creating new opportunities to thrive.

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OPPORTUNITY LIVES HERE

Welcome to WoodGreen

WoodGreen is one of the largest social service agencies in Toronto, delivering integrated programs from physical, mental health and disability services to affordable housing and pathways to employment. For 85 years, we have worked with communities to improve health and wellbeing for seniors, single mothers, newcomers and youth, creating new opportunities to thrive.

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Child Care

WoodGreen supports families with young children, providing quality child care, special needs resources and parenting programs that promote healthy child development. In addition to licensed child care centres, we also run after-school programs and day camps during March Break and summer holidays.

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Disability

Our programs assist adults and children living with developmental disabilities to enhance their independence and quality of life. We provide access to affordable housing, financial counselling, health services, recreational activities and peer-led support programs for families and caregivers.

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Employment

WoodGreen offers a range of free employment services to help job seekers develop and market the right skills. We offer one-on-one coaching, resume writing support, job search tips, training opportunities and access to youth internships, creating pathways to long-term employment.

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Financial Empowerment

Through free workshops and one-on-one financial counselling, we provide personalized solutions to financial challenges. We can support with budgeting, debt management, banking and financial services, preparing income taxes, low-income retirement planning, accessing government benefits and more.

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Health & Wellness

We partner with hospitals, health agencies and Personal Support Workers to improve community health and wellbeing. Our team can assist with assessments, medical services, case management, walk-in counselling, wellness programs and access to other community-based services.

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Homeward Bound

This four-year education and employment program is designed to give single mothers in challenging circumstances the tools to make a fresh start. WoodGreen provides holistic support with housing, child care, counselling, tuition-paid college education, internships and job search training.

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Housing & Homelessness

We provide seniors, youth, newcomers, individuals with disabilities, psychiatric survivors and people experiencing homelessness with safe and affordable housing. WoodGreen owns and manages 12 housing sites, where tenants can access the full range of our services.

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Newcomer

Our team helps newcomers make a successful transition into Canadian society. We offer access to affordable housing, employment opportunities, child care, language training, and a range of other settlement services. Our newcomer youth programs help young people make friends and connect with the community.

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Seniors

Working closely with community health agencies, we deliver integrated care to help seniors and older adults with disabilities improve their health and live with dignity and independence. Our services include access to affordable housing, home support, medical escorts, counselling and recreational activities.

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Youth

A wide range of our social, recreational and mental health services are designed specifically for young people. Our team can help you find the support you need — whether it’s housing, financial counselling, wellness programs or educational and employment opportunities.

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