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Please support West Neighbourhood House and consider becoming a voting member!

A voting member is committed to and supports the work of West Neighbourhood House.

Our members:

Vote at the Annual General Meeting where they elect new Board of Directors
Vote to approve financial statements at the Annual General Meeting
Are eligible to be nominated to the Board of Directors (except for employees of …

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anabela teaches students and seniors on zoom

In the fall of 2020, Anabela Rato, an Assistant Professor and Associate Chair of Portuguese Studies, reached out about a volunteer position helping to provide technology support for seniors engaging with our online programming. She knew about the House’s strong Portuguese community, and as a native Portuguese speaker, she thought she could be of help.
Little …

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At West Neighbourhood House, we are committed to helping immigrants and refugees settle into life in Toronto. We serve all immigrants, no matter their immigration status in Canada and length of residency.

As part of this commitment, we offer programs specifically designed for newcomers:

The Newcomer Settlement Program, which provides information and support to help immigrants …

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United Way Day of Caring 
Does your workplace run a United Way Campaign?  If yes, consider doing a Day of Caring® 

West Neighbourhood House is a proud supporter of United Way’s Day of Caring® volunteer program which connects corporate groups to a variety of different volunteer opportunities across Toronto & York Region. Projects range from gardening, mentoring, special event …

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By Katrina Raymundo
24 hours… was the amount of time I spent binge-watching TV shows on Netflix on most weekends.
One day, as I finished another TV series, I thought that all this time to myself could partly be used to do other worthwhile activities, such as volunteering. While searching online for opportunities, I chanced upon the …

Read more Typing, Tablets, and Other Stories: My experience as a tutor with West Neighbourhood House

cora jostiak at home in her living room

The Toronto Central Home at Last Program (“HAL”) helps older adults without immediate support arrive home safely upon discharge from the hospital.

The program arranges for a Personal Support Worker to accompany the older adult home from the hospital and helps them settle in at home. Transportation is also coordinated as part of the service, and …

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The Music School at West Neighbourhood House has been providing adults and children with the chance to experience the joy of music since 1930.

Please note, all Music School programs are on pause. 

Today, students (ages 7+) and of all musical abilities are welcome to enroll in programs at the Music School. Subsidies are available.
Essential Information
The programs …

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Man sitting on a table with a computer.

Do you have money worries, financial problems or tax questions? The Financial Empowerment and Problem Solving (FEPS) program is here to help!

We help you make informed decisions by providing support, information, resources and training.

The Financial Empowerment program is open and accepting new clients. We are currently providing one-on-one tax and money advice remotely, over the …

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We offer a wide variety of support and activities for all age groups. Most programs have returned to in-person with some operating remotely or hybrid model. 
Call 416-532-4828 or email for more information.

Please click on the links below to explore all our offerings.
Children and Parents
Older Adults

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The West Neighbourhood House Older Adult Centre supports older adults to live independently and adjust to transitions in their lives as they grow older.

We offer a number of programs and activities that serve adults 55 years and over ranging from those who are mentally & physically active and healthy to those who live independently but …

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