Welcome journalists

The Media Room is a central source of information about WoodGreen, recent news coverage and stories from the community.


Our team is happy to work with members of the media on stories related to our community and on issues of national interest. WoodGreen’s subject matter experts are available for media consultation on critical social issues, including:

  • Affordable Housing
  • Financial Empowerment
  • Community Care and Wellness
    • Serving Toronto’s aging population
    • Mental health & addictions supports
  • Child Care
  • Homelessness
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Employment
  • Newcomer Settlement

Media requests

Contact information

Jen Mayville

Senior Manager, Communications

(437) 226-8091

Press Releases

Statement on planned demonstrations

WoodGreen Community Services fully stands with our trans, Two-Spirit and non-binary staff, volunteers, clients, and community members.


Statement from WoodGreen’s Vice President of Housing & Homelessness Services Mwarigha on the federal government’s recent housing announcement


The Sprott Foundation gives a $4 million gift to launch WoodGreen’s UNMET Needs Campaign and establish a new seniors’ affordable housing site

WoodGreen Community Services and The WoodGreen Foundation are thrilled to announce a $4 million gift from The Sprott Foundation to kick off WoodGreen’s UNMET Needs Campaign with an investment in a seniors’ affordable housing development at 60 Bowden St.


MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: WoodGreen Community Services to receive largest donation in its history in support of new affordable seniors’ housing development


Free educational videos are now available to help unpaid caregivers find assistance for themselves and their care recipients

WoodGreen Community Services and East Toronto Health Partners (ETHP), the Ontario Health Team (OHT) serving East Toronto, have launched a series of free educational videos to help unpaid caregivers navigate Ontario’s complex healthcare system to get the help and support they need for their care recipients and themselves.


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Browse WoodGreen’s project reports, research and resources to learn more about our work to reduce poverty and promote community health.

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