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Fall-ing into a new normal: Autumn news from West Neighbourhood House

Fall-ing into a new normal: Autumn news from West Neighbourhood House

Not signed up for our newsletter yet? Click here to keep in touch! To our dear friends, supporters, donors, volunteers, staff and passers-by: Here’s our latest newsletter. We hope it finds you safe and well. Sadly, a second wave of of COVID-19 cases is surging in the city. And we’re mobilizing a wave of care […] Read More

The second wave is here. We are here to help.

The second wave is here. We are here to help.

In these difficult times, we at West Neighbourhood House are continuing to work with the community to support our most vulnerable neighbours. Sadly, Toronto is in the midst of a second wave of COVID-19 cases, and many Stage 2 restrictions, such as the closures of indoor dining and gyms, are back in place. For the […] Read More

Our public apology and pledge to fight anti-Black racism

Our public apology and pledge to fight anti-Black racism

As the leadership of West Neighbourhood House, the Management and the Board deeply regret and apologize for anti-Black racism in the House. Over the past months, Black staff have spoken out about anti-Black racism that they and Black community members have encountered in the House and the harm this has caused. Whether overt or subtle, […] Read More

We’re re-opening gradually

We’re re-opening gradually

In these times, more than ever, we’re here for our neighbours. During the COVID-19 pandemic, you can call (416) 532-4828 or email info@westnh.org to access our programs and resources. Even as Ontario enters Stage 3 of the re-opening process, we’re taking a slow, cautious approach to resuming in-person services.  With limited exceptions, our locations remain […] Read More

You are cordially UNinvited to the 2020 Non-Event!

You are cordially UNinvited to the 2020 Non-Event!

It’s anti-social event of the season! A pandemic-palooza, if you will. A socially distant soirée, you might say. Introducing … the Mask-Erade Ball Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at 7 p.m. Put on your finest attire and your fanciest mask and dance the night away — from a safe distance, please (i.e., your house). All the […] Read More

A virtual ‘bear hug’ to fight social isolation

A virtual ‘bear hug’ to fight social isolation

The COVID-19 pandemic is a terribly lonely, isolating time for many of our neighbours, especially seniors. Members of our Downtown West Mutual Aid Network have teamed up with West Toronto Keys to send these neighbours a “bear hug” in a safe, socially distanced way: Rescued Bears. West Toronto Keys to INclusion supports adults with disabilities […] Read More

Super-scientific summer camp is on!

Super-scientific summer camp is on!

  Our summer camp for kids 6-12 years old is happening this year! The COVID-19 pandemic has forced families indoors and kept many kids from their friends and routines. We’re hoping camp helps with that. We will be following health guidelines and regulations from the City of Toronto/CampTO, Toronto Public Health and the provincial and […] Read More

Making final arrangements in the time of COVID-19

Making final arrangements in the time of COVID-19

At West Neighbourhood House, we have developed expertise in holding memorials, handling final logistics and financial matters, and making funeral arrangements for marginalized members of our community, such as people who are homeless. Sadly, during the COVID-19 pandemic, many more agencies and community members may find themselves taking on this role. We have collected information […] Read More

Still going strong: Spring 2020 news from West Neighbourhood House

Still going strong: Spring 2020 news from West Neighbourhood House

  To our dear friends, supporters, donors, volunteers, staff and passers-by: It feels like a long time since we’ve seen you in person. We hope you’re staying safe and taking care of each other. Here at West Neighbourhood House, we’re hard at work delivering essential services and transitioning others to online and phone supports — […] Read More

Get help from a mutual aid volunteer

Get help from a mutual aid volunteer

Our mutual aid project is connecting neighbours in need with neighbours who can help. To find out more or sign up as a volunteer, visit westnh.org/mutualaid. If you or a neighbour need help during COVID-19, fill out the form below. If you have any questions, call (416) 532-4828 or email mutualaid@westnh.org. Do you know someone […] Read More