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English Conversation Groups help newcomers to develop language skills and participate in civic engagement opportunities.

The groups are led by trained volunteers and provide support with settlement. The program offers conversation groups, as well as trips and special guest speakers depending on the needs of the group.
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Who is eligible:
All immigrants and refugees to Canada are …

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Our Adult Learning Program provides one-to-one and small group learning for adults who want to improve their reading, writing and math skills.

We have a combination of full-time and part-time programming. The program works with adults at all levels to help you reach your learning goals. We offer programming for reading, writing, math and computers.
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The Newcomer Youth Program leads a variety of activities with a focus on skill-building, fighting social isolation, promoting civic engagement and building English-language skills. It will help youth meet new people and engage with others in the community.
The Newcomer Youth Program is currently taking place virtually and in-person, with daily activities on social media and weekly …

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Three girls playing with lego in the After School Program

Our After-School program provides comprehensive social, recreational, and educational activities throughout the school year for children between the ages of 6 and 12.
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Who can join:
Children between the ages of 6 and 12 who attend the following schools:

Pope Francis Catholic School
Holy Family Elementary School
Queen Victoria Public School
Ossington Old Orchard Public …

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One-on-one support with parents and children is available every Monday by appointment. Our weekly one-to-one Parent Support allows parents to discuss any topics with an experienced early childhood professional. Please contact Sonia at 416-891-9629 or to schedule your personal time.
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What it is:
Speak to our Family Support Worker Sonia to learn more or get support about:

How to encourage hands-on learning

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A group of CAGSI members stand together

The Community Advisory Group on Social Issues (CAGSI) consists of up to 12 community members from across all the programs of West Neighbourhood House who have been identified as leaders in their community.
A West Neighbourhood House Board member acts as a liason between the Group and the Board of Directors.


The purpose of CAGSI is to …

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Fix the 6ix is a grassroots organization launched in 2016 by students at York University to address poverty in Toronto.

Fix the 6ix is rooted in the philosophy that Toronto belongs equally to everyone, and that much is to be gained by supporting all individuals who call the 6ix ‘home’.

Learn more by visiting
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Fix the …

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Thank you for your interest in working for West Neighbourhood House!

Our current internal and external job openings are listed below.  Please click on a posting to open or save it.  If you would like to apply to a posted vacancy please forward your resume and cover letter clearly indicating the position you are interested in.

Internal postings …

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The Youth Leadership program is an 8-week summer program for youth aged 13 to 16 designed to engage participants in self-improvement, volunteering, civic engagement and skill building activities.

Youth Leadership Program (2023)
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What is the Youth Leadership program?
The Youth Leadership program is a dynamic program that is an intersection of youth, empowerment, innovation and community development …

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The Respite program provides essential services to assist with activities of daily living, meeting the social and safety needs of clients who continue to reside in their homes.

COVID-19 update: We are running our Respite services as normal, with additional precautions (including PPE) in place.

Learn more about our programming for older adults.
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What we do:
We have …

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