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

Tureisha Hamlet

Manager, Public Relations & Corporate Communications

(416) 277-2672

Press Releases

Statement from Eric Mariglia, WoodGreen’s Director of Public Affairs, on Federal Budget 2024 

WoodGreen Community Services applauds the federal government for its significant investment to support Canadians living on low incomes by providing $60 million over five years to expand community-delivered financial help services, which have been historically underfunded.


Statement from WoodGreen’s Vice President of Housing & Homelessness Services Mwarigha on the federal government’s $15 billion top up to Apartment Construction Loan Program (ACLP)

WoodGreen Community Services welcomes the federal government’s pledge to invest a $15 billion top-up to the Apartment Construction Loan Program (ACLP), formerly the Rental Construction Financing Initiative (RCFI).


Statement by Eric Mariglia, WoodGreen’s Director of Public Affairs, on Ontario Budget 2024


WoodGreen’s Skills for Success for Experienced Workers program empowers older jobseekers in Toronto to thrive

In light of Canada’s aging population, WoodGreen Community Services has developed new programming to provide experienced workers with the training and skills they need to thrive in the rapidly changing world of work. Funded through Employment and Social Development Canada’s (ESDC) Skills for Success program, Skills for Success for Experienced Workers (SSEW) was designed to fill service gaps to help bolster the labour market participation rates of racialized adults ages 45 and older in the Greater Toronto Area.


WoodGreen Community Services receives a $2M donation from The Raymond Chang Foundation to help empower single mothers

Today, International Women’s Day, WoodGreen Community Services received a $2 million donation from The Raymond Chang Foundation to support Homeward Bound — a unique-in-Canada program that helps single mothers experiencing homelessness to achieve financial independence.


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