Take a quick look at the diversity of programs and services Neighbourhood Link provides to a wide range of citizens of our East Toronto community. (Click any of the headings for more detailed information.)
Adult Day Program
Promotes physical and emotional health for seniors with cognitive impairments.
Independence for the frail.
Crisis intervention and counselling.
Relief for caregivers.
Daily calls to seniors on their own.
In-home assistance with a wide range of recreational activities outside the home.
Activities and recreational programs in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Home-cooked meals to promote well-being and social opportunities.
Driven to essential appointments.
Partners for Access and Identification (PAID)
Birth certificates, health cards and SIN cards for the homeless.
Action for Neighbourhood Change (ANC)
Works with residents to create strong, engaged communities.
Outings for young adults with Down Syndrome.
Volunteers make visits to seniors.
Home-cooked dinners for up to 100 guests weekly.
Income Tax Clinic
Tax services for newcomers, seniors, youth and those with low income.
Canadian African Centre
Afro-centric volunteer opportunities, networking and access to resources.
Assists with integration into Canada.
New Knowledge, New Skills
Six-week program with a focus on job search for newcomers.
Resource and Information Area
Job-search library and access to internet, photocopying and resources.
Coaching in office software, resume writing and hidden job market.
One-on-one counselling on training programs and workshops.
Community partnerships and liaison with employers to integrate clients into workforce.
One-week program to investigate different career options.
Jean Dudley House
10-bedroom rent-geared-to-income facility for seniors.
Cecelia Murphy Building
174-unit affordable facility for seniors.
Community Link House
25-unit apartment facility for seniors who were previously marginally housed.
Norm Houghton Complex
106-unit affordable complex for independent seniors and families.
Four-week pre-employment and life skills training to explore education options and the labour market.
Kick Start Drop-in Club
After school and summer program offering homework assistance, mentoring and leadership development.
Youth Outreach Workers
Resources, initiatives, and community programs to help youth succeed.
Click to download:
Neighbourhood Link 2010 Fact Sheet
(Acrobat [PDF] format, ~900K)