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

Manager, Marketing and Communications

(437) 226-8091

Press Releases

WoodGreen takes action for Toronto’s daunting unmet social needs

WoodGreen Community Services is mobilizing WoodGreen ambassadors and city change makers to come together beginning March 1 to use their social platforms to elevate the conversation around the myriad unmet social needs in Toronto. The goal of this social media event, which kicks off the awareness component of WoodGreen’s new UNMET Needs Campaign, is to bring attention to challenges in our city and shine a spotlight on the impact of the social service sector.


WoodGreen Community Services calls on the province to invest more in the community care sector in Budget 2023

WoodGreen Community Services, as a Toronto social service leader. is advocating for the community care sector to receive additional investment in Ontario’s 2023 budget.


Statement from Randall Freeborn, WoodGreen’s Vice President of People & Culture and Homeward Bound, on the Ontario government investing in women’s employment skills

WoodGreen Community Services applauds and thanks the Government of Ontario for announcing their investment of $6.9 million over the next three years to expand the Investing in Women’s Futures program.


WoodGreen Community Services announced as non-profit provider for new municipal supportive housing development in east Toronto

WoodGreen Community Services is proud to announce that it has been chosen as the non-profit provider to operate a new City of Toronto supportive housing development in the city’s east end.


Statement from WoodGreen Community Services on the Ontario government’s re-tabled budget

WoodGreen Community Services applauds the Ontario government for keeping their commitment to invest $100 million in additional funding over three years to expand community care programs such as adult day programs, meal services, transportation, assisted living services and caregiver supports in the re-tabling of today’s budget.


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