– Past Community Development Projects

West Downtown Neighbourhood Community reference panel. Picture of three people seated at a table in a large event space. Bottom text: Apply by Feb 25

West Neighbourhood House has been working to support the community in Toronto’s west end for more than 100 years. Now it’s time to look to the future and think about how we can prepare for the challenges our community will face.

We need your help!

Yes, I want to help shape the future of the House …

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seniors gather at West Lodge to dicuss issues of affordable housing

Seniors attend a housing forum in the summer of 2019 at West Lodge in Parkdale. 
The West End Coalition for Housing Justice is a community development initiative to empower local residents to get involved in the development process and advocate for affordable housing.
The coalition developed a simple, easy-to-use tool kit to help community members and grassroots …

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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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neighbourhood change, building strong and inclusive communities from within

Neighbourhood Change was a project of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
In 2010, the group was awarded a Public Outreach Grant to the University of Toronto based Neighbourhood Change research team led by Dr. Daniyal Zuberi.

Community Partners:
Canadian Association of Neighbourhood Services
St. Christopher House, now West Neighbourhood House.
Public Interest Research,
United Way Toronto
Social Planning Toronto

The …

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