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Hello dear friends,

Spring has sprung in our neighbourhood! Along with the good weather, comes more in-person activities at West Neighbourhood House and outside in the open air. The House is now open six days a week for in-person programs with different programs/activities each day! Lots of activities are continuing online too because so many people …

Read more Spring is here! Welcoming the community back to the House!

As we celebrate Black History Month, the House remembers the life of Robert (Bob) Ellis, our dear friend and much-loved leader in the Black community, the local community, and the “St Chris” community.

Bob passed away on December 18, at home with his beloved partner, Estelle, whom he met in St. Christopher House, and children Colin …

Read more Remembering the life of Robert (Bob) Ellis

Members of the CTKids choir got their first taste of the stage by performing as gingerbread children in a production of Hansel and Gretel at the Canadian Opera Company in February 2019

The Music School at West Neighbourhood House has been providing adults and children with the chance to experience the joy of music since 1930.
Today, students (ages 7+) and of all musical abilities are welcome to enroll in programs at the Music School. Subsidies are available.

The Music School is operating in-person programming. For more information, please …

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It’s budget time at the City of Toronto. It’s a great opportunity to get involved in shaping the future of our City. Emily Paradis, President of West Neighbourhood House’s Board of Directors, presented the following to the budget subcommittee on January 18th. Contact your city councillor and tell them what is important to you by February …

Read more BUDGET 2023 Deputation, Budget Subcommittee – Statement from Emily Paradis

Help your neighbours thrive by giving to our annual appeal.
By giving to West Neighbourhood House this year, you will support neighbours to pursue dreams and contend with today’s economic reality. You will also make it possible for the House to continue addressing social issues like housing affordability, social exclusion, and mental health.

Together, we can help …

Read more With your support, we help our community flourish.

Congratulations to the two recipients of the Sir James Woods Award Recipients of this year.

Announced at our AGM, The Roots and Culture Club as well as Erella Ganon are being celebrated for their incredibly contributions to the community.

The Roots and Culture Club

The Roots and Culture Club is led by the Black Student Success Committee, a parent-led …

Read more The Sir James Woods Award Recipients of 2022 have been announced!

Screenshot of Annual Report cover.

The 2021-2022 Annual Report has arrived!

The last year at West Neighbourhood House has been a time for aspirations, advancing equity, collaboration, and growth. We are excited to share our 2021-2022 Annual Report that highlights ways the House has transformed over the past year.

Click here to read the report and audited financial statement

Read more 2021-2022 Annual Report

Cover of West Neighbourhood House's new strategic plan

West Neighbourhood House is proud to unveil our new strategic plan.  A big thank you to the community members, staff and our Board who contributed to the transformational values and aspirations.

To learn more about our hopes and goals for the future, please check out our new strategic plan linked below!

Strategic Plan 2022

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Three people sitting down at the Greenest City Harvest festival.

Dear friends and neighbours,

Finally, it’s spring, and there is a little more hope and joy.

At this bright time of year – perhaps like you – West Neighbourhood House is embarking on new adventures and possibilities.

As an organization working primarily in Downtown West Toronto, we are taking action on what the past two years has revealed …

Read more Help our community grow from the ground up.

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