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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.

Child Care

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.

Disability

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.

Employment

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.

Financial Empowerment

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.

Health & Wellness

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.

Homeward Bound

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.

Housing & Homelessness

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.

Newcomers

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.

Seniors

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.

Youth

Happening at WoodGreen this month

Ask for #More4CommunityCare

Tell the Ontario government that an investment in community care is an investment in our province’s future.

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Register for FREE Tax Clinic

Need help with your taxes? We operate year-round tax clinics for low-income individuals and households.

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Become a volunteer at WoodGreen

Join our stellar team and help to make the difference in our community.

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Join our Youth Wellness Space

Youth (12-29) can visit our Youth Wellness space for snacks, games, homework help and fun programs, offered throughout the year.

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Latest News and Updates

WoodGreen’s message to the Ontario government as it plans its next budget

An investment in community care is an investment in our province’s future.

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WoodGreen’s mental health employment program a ‘WIN’ for all

Getting back into the workforce while living with mental health issues can be hard. WoodGreen's WIN program is ready to help.

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Ask Our Experts: 5 Tips on Starting a Business for Newcomer Women in Canada

Here are five tips on starting a business in Canada from a former newcomer and one of WoodGreen’s resident entrepreneurs, Reham Teama.

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WoodGreen takes action and spreads awareness at Queen’s Park

Throughout the month of November, WoodGreen senior leaders, directors, and staff met with close to 40 MPPs, ministers, and government officials to discuss WoodGreen’s programs and services and opportunities for partnership, modelling, and expansion.

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WoodGreen hosts an open house at its new supportive housing building for seniors

WoodGreen was thrilled to welcome nearly 300 community members to an open house at 540 Cedarvale Ave. on November 19, 2022.

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