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

Alarming Health Trends Signal the Need for a Long-Term Community Care Plan

Ahead of the Ontario government’s Throne Speech and new mandate next week, WoodGreen Community Services calls for further government investment into the most cost-effective care and client-desired sector, which is community care services.


New children’s book shows kids the positive impact they can make with just one dollar

What Can You Do with Just One Dollar? is written by Toronto fundraising executive Teresa Vasilopoulos with all proceeds from the book going to WoodGreen Community Services to help alleviate poverty in Toronto.


Statement from WoodGreen Community Services on Seniors Cluster Care

WoodGreen Community Services applauds and thanks the Government of Canada for their commitment last Friday to support the development of 260 new homes in Toronto.


MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: WoodGreen Community Services is hosting a reading of What Can You Do with Just One Dollar? — a new children’s book about the empowerment of giving

On Tuesday, July 19, WoodGreen will be hosting a special book reading of What Can You Do with Just One Dollar? — a new children’s book written by the Executive Director of The WoodGreen Foundation Teresa Vasilopoulos, which illustrates to children the power of giving.


Statement from WoodGreen Community Services on the Mass Shooting in Buffalo

We are profoundly disturbed by the mass shooting attack in Buffalo, New York, last weekend, that was motivated by racial hate which claimed the lives of African-American citizens.


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