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We’re all in this together, and we need your help.

We’re all in this together, and we need your help.

If you can, please give to the 2020 Annual Appeal Here at West Neighbourhood House, we’ve been working hard every day since March to support the most vulnerable people during this pandemic. Now it’s the time of year when we — humbly and gratefully — ask for your support. We appreciate all of our donors […] Read More

Our pandemic plan

Our pandemic plan

While Toronto is in lockdown, we are counting on our community to take these steps to ensure everyone’s safety. 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 […] Read More

Happy 2021! It’s the all-good-news-letter

Happy 2021! It’s the all-good-news-letter

Not signed up for our newsletter yet? Click here to keep in touch! To our dear friends, supporters, donors, volunteers, staff and passers-by, Twenty-twenty has really been … something, hasn’t it? The newsletter we sent this time last year tells the tale of what feels like a bygone era. The photos show seniors smiling in front […] Read More

New project will allow West Neighbourhood House to measure how our financial coaching improves workers’ lives

New project will allow West Neighbourhood House to measure how our financial coaching improves workers’ lives

Our financial empowerment and problem-solving program has a proven track record. Now, we’re embedding one of our financial coaches to work one-on-one with new workers in the trades. An innovative, integrated approach to financial well-being West Neighbourhood House believes in integrating one-on-one financial counselling into community programs like job training, newcomer services, health care, and […] Read More

You’re so kind! Your guide to in-kind giving

You’re so kind! Your guide to in-kind giving

We receive so many wonderful and generous offers of support from our neighbours during the holiday season and all year long. We appreciate each and every one of you! We do have a wish list. The items we want and need are all for our programs and program participants. We don’t distribute items to the […] Read More

Want to help the House? Get creative!

Want to help the House? Get creative!

All throughout the holiday season, we hear from our wonderful supporters with questions about how they can help. Things are strange right now. In-person events are off-limits. But there is one fun and helpful thing you can do — get a group of people together and come up with a creative way to fundraise for […] Read More

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

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