Quick facts

Service type: Financial Empowerment
Eligibility: Toronto residents living on low incomes and facing financial challenges
Delivery: In-person and/or by phone
Fee: Free
Program dates: Year-round

Program description

WoodGreen delivers free presentations to community groups, customizable to suit an organization’s needs and interests related to financial literacy.


Topics include:


  • Canada Learning Bond
  • Budgeting and Money Management
  • Debt and Credit Management
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Income Tax, Benefits and Credits
  • Low-Income Retirement Planning
  • Consumer Awareness and Fraud
  • Power of Attorney for Property and Personal Care
  • Benefits, Supports and Tax Credits for Persons Living with Disabilities and their Caregivers

How you can help

We are happy to welcome volunteer speakers to facilitate financial literacy workshops. Please contact Volunteer Services at [email protected]. Donations are graciously accepted through the WoodGreen Foundation.

Ready to participate?



Due to COVID-19, in-person services are currently unavailable. Workshops are being offered virtually.


To request a workshop, please contact us with the following information:


  • Preferred date and time
  • Topic and preferred workshop duration
  • Delivery mode (currently online only)
  • Client demographics
  • Number of attendees
  • Accessibility needs
  • Language/translation needs
  • Outreach and promotion plans

Contact information

Financial Empowerment Program General Contact

(416) 645-6000 ext. 1330


815 Danforth Ave.
Toronto, ON
M4J 1L2


Workshops by request


-United Way Greater Toronto’s Allan Slaight Seniors Fund

-The Sprott Foundation


-Prosper Canada – Ontario Financial Empowerment Champions project partner

-The Ontario Financial Empowerment Champions project is funded by the Government of Ontario





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