– Adult Programs

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Take the stress out of filing taxes
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, many people in our community were working for cash “under the table.” That includes people relying on gig work, such meal-delivery and ride-sharing apps, and those combining several “side hustles” or odd jobs to make ends meet.

Now that so many people have lost jobs …

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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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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.

COVID-19 update: FEPS is open and accepting new clients. We are currently providing one-on-one tax and money advice over the phone and …

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We believe that violence against women is a human rights violation, hindering s a woman’s ability to enjoy basic freedoms and contribute fully to society.
Violence against women is an intentional act of violence that manifests itself through physical, emotional, financial, psychological, sexual, isolation, cyber harassment and other forms of violence used to intimidate women, resulting …

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WEST Events
Nervous about going back to work?
Join us for an interactive workshop to help you make the transition back to the workplace on November 4, 2021 at 2:00 pm.  To register, please email employment@westnh.org  or call 416-848-7980.

Home Concierge Hiring Fair: November 4, 2021
Looking for work as a PSW or Home Companion?
Join us at our Home …

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PSWs (from left to right) Frehiwot Abreham , Eva Boongaling, Hema Tamang , Beverly Moreau and Wangdue Tsering are photographed at West Neighbourhood House in Toronto on Monday November 9, 2020. Photo: West Neighbourhood House/Chris Young

The Parkdale Assisted Living Program (PAL) provides on-site support services to help older adults and people with disabilities with their daily activities, enabling them to live independently in their own apartment and community.

COVID-19 update: PAL is still operating as normal during COVID-19 with extra precautions and PPE in place. In-person group activities are currently on …

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Our Case Management services assist older adults, people with disabilities and their caregivers to live independently in the community, providing help with intake, in-home and office assessments, individual and family counselling, and more.
COVID-19 update: Case Management is open and accepting new referrals during the pandemic. We are providing assistance remotely, with in-person support available in …

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Our Caregiver Support Services provide ways for caregivers to reduce and manage their stress and to increase their knowledge, resources and skills as caregivers.
When caregivers have more support, they can provide care longer!

COVID-19 update: Caregiver Support Services are currently operating over the phone or virtually.
 
Essential Information
What services we provide for caregivers:

Individual and family counseling …

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West Neighbourhood House improves people’s lives through support, advocacy, and public education.
The House offers two drop-in centres, The Meeting Place and The Parkdale Meeting Place, that each provide a welcoming place for people who are homeless or marginally housed.

These drop-in centres meet an urgent community need by creating a community space that offers safety and …

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A participant at the Meeting Place stands in front of a row of lockers.

The Meeting Place is a drop-in centre for community members experiencing homelessness and inadequate housing  who are over the age of 18.
The Meeting Place aims to lower social isolation and improve well-being. We increase social networks and access to income through advocacy, public education, and skills development. Using a community development approach, staff and members …

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