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An advertisement for an adult literacy volunteer with a classroom photo

The Adult Literacy Program at West Neighbourhood House helps English-speaking adults in the West-end of Toronto learn to read, write in English and practice Math at a basic/intermediate level through small groups and individual tutoring sessions.

We are currently working in person but virtual options may be available.

Volunteer Duties:

Work one-to-one with a learner or a …

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The Neighbouring Fund is here!

We are looking for locally-based creatives to design and collaborate on a project that will support new neighbours moving into the UHN Social Medicine Housing project. The successful candidate (s) will receive $500-$2000 to support their projects.

We are now accepting proposals. Engage with fellow Parkdale residents in co-designing projects to strengthen …

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Poster for youth in families leadership program.

The Newcomer Youth Program at West Neighbourhood House is currently looking for participants to join the new cohort of Youth in Families Leadership Program. The program is set to start on Friday, February 23, 2024, at 4:30PM to 6:00PM via Zoom. There are 5 virtual sessions for newcomer youth.

The Youth in Families Leadership Program aims …

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Tax clinic flyer

The House is hosting a free income tax clinic in March and April at our location at 248 Ossington Avenue. To book an appointment, please call 416-532-4828 ext. 393 or in-person.

If you reside in Parkdale, our partners the Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre and Parkdale Intercultural Association are hosting tax clinics of their own.

Please call to …

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Greenest City logo

Hello Garden Aficionados, Schemers and Plotters,

It’s already here in Parkdale!!! Yes, it is! Our Seedy Saturday is THIS Saturday, and it will come with the pleasing excitement of the Spring…bringing together all those eager folks who call themselves Seed Savers & Savors, Plant Lovers & Food Growers, Pollinator Gardeners & Seed Lovers… Yes, Seeds, Seeds! …

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A poster asking people to donate.

Help change the conditions that drive social inequities in our community by giving to our Winter Appeal!

A higher cost of living, unaffordable and unavailable housing, and social exclusion continue to distress people in our community. By making a donation in support of West Neighbourhood House, you enable us to respond to the immediate needs of …

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About the Milky Way Garden
Mission Statement

To increase the quality of life of marginalized people in Parkdale by establishing a Shared Urban Agriculture Space for Parkdale: a site of urban agriculture and environmental projects that increase access to healthy fresh food, while creating opportunities for learning, training, employment and community connections.


The Milky Way Garden is a …

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