WNC strives to create a safe and supportive place where everyone is welcome! We offer a number of community services including a clothing program, community computer access (18+ years),Neighbour 2 Neighbour visiting program, emergency support as well as a number of community programs.

Free Nutrition services

Your health and wellbeing is important to us! Our Community Team offers food and nutrition workshops, personal food counselling, food resource referrals, grocery assistance, Adult & Seniors Community Kitchen, Community Connect Food Gardens and more! For more information and to make an appointment, please contact Gaby: 416.392.1509 ext. 328 or email us at: community@waterfrontnc.ca

Community Support and Referral services

We can help to connect you to the resources you need: affordable housing, community programs, daycare subsidies, food access, legal services, etc. Please contact Gaby to make an appointment: 416.392.1509 x.328 | gaby@waterfrontnc.ca

 

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Community Connect Food Gardens

Did you know that WNC has its very own community food gardens? Everyone is welcome to participate and there is no cost. Produce is used for healthy snacks/meals in our community programs and shared with community members. Don’t know how to garden? No worries – we offer weekly organic gardening workshops during the growing season (Spring/Summer/Fall) to show how easy it is to be an urban gardener!

Special thanks to our hardworking Corporate Employee Volunteers: Starbucks Canada, Corby Spirit & Wine, TELUS Canada & Aramark Canada.

For full details about our Community Connect Garden program, click the link in the sidebar or contact Karen: 416.392.1509 ext. 315 | karen@waterfrontnc.ca

Check our Facebook page for garden photos: https://www.facebook.com/waterfrontnc/

Special thanks to our garden funders for their generous support: Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport , Government of Canada – Canada Summer Jobs, and  Seeds of Change Canada as presented by Evergreen

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  • Community Knitting and Crochet Group

    Join us for a casual evening of knitting/crocheting and yarn crafts. We share patterns, lessons, and conversation. Bring your own supplies – some supplies may be available. Everyone is welcome!

    For more information, please contact Cassandra: 416.260.2576

    Thur - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM 18+ 4 sessions Winter
    Free

  • English As Second Language Program (ESL) Beginner Level

    This beginner level program offers activities and lessons on daily-life scenarios which help to improve your confidence level while interacting with others. Meet people from all different cultures and exchange fun facts. Note: ESL will accept a maximum of 12 students, registration required for full session.

    Notes: maximum of 12 students, registration required for full session and no drop-ins offered. Seniors pay 50% of fee.

    Fri - 12:00 - 1:00 PM 5 sessions Winter
    $35

    Supported by Government of Ontario – Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat, Seniors Community Grant Program

  • English As Second Language Program (ESL) Intermediates Level

    This intermediate level program offers more activities and lessons on daily-life scenarios which help to improve your confidence level while interacting with others. Meet people from all different cultures and exchange fun facts.

    Note: ESL will accept a maximum of 12 students, registration required for full session. No drop-in offered. Seniors pay 50% of fee.

    Fri - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM 18+ 5 sessions Winter
    $35

    Supported by Government of Ontario – Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat, Seniors Community Grant Program

  • Liberty Village Toastmasters

    Looking to explore and improve your communication skills in a friendly and supportive environment? We can help!

    Contact: libertyvillage.TM@gmail.com www.libertyvillagetoastmasters.com

    January 17 - 6:00 - 9:15 pm 18+ 1 sessions Winter

  • MJKO Boxing Safety First Summer Challenge (Age 6 – 18)

    This challenge teaches participants basic boxing as a form of self-defense while learning some very important personal safety tips. All fitness levels welcome. A healthy snack will be provided. All equipment is provided.

    To register and for more info please contact info@mjko.ca.

    Sat - 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM 6 to 18 8 sessions Winter
    Free

  • NEW! Horticultural Therapy Club

    The Horticultural Therapy Club is a NEW program that is open to all older adults and seniors. We will be offering workshops that include nutrition, healing benefits of plants, meditation, and yoga in the garden and food environmental justice sessions. There will also be container gardening, decorating planters, and creating bird, bees and butterfly habitats. The group will also enjoy local nature walks and trips.

    This project is on for a limited time and will end March 7, 2018

    Wed - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 8 sessions Winter
    Free

  • NEW! Women’s Circle

    Women’s Circle is a space for women’s growth, discovery, discussion, leadership, knowledge, resource sharing and inspiration to change themselves and their communities. Open to all women from all communities. There is a open mike during each session. Community Speakers and Storytellers on planned educational and fun Themes and Topics. We can be proactive and prepare city deputations together.

    For more information:
    Gaby Motta 416-392-1509
    gaby@waterfrontnc.

    Meet on January 23, February 6, February 20, March 6

    Tue - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM All 4 sessions Winter
    Free

  • The Good Food Box Program

    Offered by FoodShare Toronto with the support of WNC. The boxes are delivered and picked up at 150 Dan Leckie Way. The Good Food Box program delivers fresh, affordable in- season produce. For information, to order the Good Food Box and Community Support please contact WNC Food Access Team Michelle at railwaylandsgfb@gmail.com or Gaby at gaby@waterfrontnc.ca or call 416-392-1509 ext. 328

    Wed - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM All 8 sessions Winter
    Free

  • Waterfront Good Food Market

    Market takes place every Tuesday 4:30 -7:00 pm at 25 Bishop Tutu Blvd. (North off Queen’s Quay, just west of Bathurst, 1st floor community room) The building can be accessed via Bishop Tutu or by the pedestrian ramp beside the ESSO station at Lakeshore & Bathurst.

    For information please email waterfrontgoodfood@gmail.com or call Gaby at 416-392-1509 ext. 328

    Tue - 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM All 8 sessions Winter
    Free

  • WNC Community Computers

    WNC has 2 computers available for general use and 1 computer for resumes on a first come, first serve basis. 30 minute limit per use. Computers have Internet access and Microsoft
    Office. Printing and photocopies cost 10¢ per page and 50¢ per page for faxes.

    January 15 to March 9, 2018

    Sunday to Saturday 16+ 8 sessions Winter
    Free

  • WNC Neighbourhood Support & Referral Service

    We can help to connect you to the resources you need: Affordable Housing, Neighbourhood Programs, Daycare Subsidies, Food Access, Clothing, Education, Health Promotion, Health Issues, Legal Services, Neighbourhood Initiatives, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Adults, Seniors and Family Services & more.

    For more information:
    Jun Emperador 416-392-1509
    CKitchen.Referrals@waterfrontnc.ca
    or
    Gaby Motta 416-392-1509
    gaby@waterfrontnc.ca

    Tue - 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM All 8 sessions Winter
    Free