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

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.


WoodGreen Foundation’s Executive Director Teresa Vasilopoulos named AFP Global’s 2022 Outstanding Fundraising Professional

Today, Teresa Vasilopoulos, Executive Director of The WoodGreen Foundation, will receive the 2022 Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Global (AFP).


WoodGreen Community Services announces a new program to help women enter higher-paying skilled trades

WoodGreen Community Services has partnered with George Brown College to help more women have careers in higher-paying trades.


WoodGreen’s newest social housing building for seniors officially opens its doors

WoodGreen Community Services, alongside local representatives and community members, celebrated the opening of its new social housing building for seniors in the city’s east end with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.


MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: WoodGreen Community Services to host a ribbon-cutting event for its new affordable seniors’ housing building

On Tuesday, April 26, staff from WoodGreen Community Services, along with local representatives and community members, will take part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at WoodGreen’s new affordable housing building for seniors near the corner of Gerrard St. E and Leslie St.


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