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

Neighbour 2 Neighbour

N2N is a friendly visiting program offered free of charge to waterfront community members. Please contact us for full details: 416.392.1509 ext. 326.

Appointment support   N2N 2.0 Flyer 2018- volunteer

 

Community Food Programs

Community Kitchen Flyer 2016

Community Connect Food Garden

Did you know that WNC has its very own community food garden? 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 2018 Corporate Employee Volunteers: TELUS Canada, Elevation Church, TD Bank & 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 and  Seeds of Change Canada as presented by Evergreen

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  AGM & Harvest Party 2018

 

Gardens acknowledgement

 

2018 GARDEN

   

2017 GARDEN

   

 

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  • COMMUNITY CONNECT FOOD GARDEN

    Did you know that WNC has its very own community food garden? Everyone is welcome to participate and there is no cost. The organic produce grown in our garden creates healthy snacks and contributes to meals for our programs in addition to being shared with community members. Don’t know how to garden? No worries – we offer free organic gardening workshops during the growing season (Spring/Summer/Fall) that will teach you how to become an organic urban gardener. At the end of the season we celebrate with a Garden Harvest Party – watch our social media for date and time!

    We welcome individual and corporate volunteers! Hours are flexible, and tasks are tailored to your interests. High School students can earn volunteer hours for their graduation requirements.

    Special thanks to our 2018 hardworking Corporate Employee Volunteers: TELUS Canada, Elevation Church, Aramark Canada and TD Bank. Check our social media pages (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) for garden updates and photos throughout the season.

    For more information contact Karen: ext. 315 | karen@waterfrontnc.ca

    16+ Spring
    Winter

  • 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 contact Cassandra: 416.260.2576

    Jan 17 to Mar 7, 2019

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

  • MEN’S SOCIAL GROUP

    This FREE group is a meeting place where older men can play cards & games, meet new people, participate in group social activities & discussions.

    Jan 15 to Mar 5, 2019

    Tue - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 18+ 8 sessions Winter
    Free

  • NEW! HEALING HARMONIES OF MUSIC & SONG

    This new program is open to youth, adults and seniors! Throughout this program we will come together as an inter-generational vocal group and we will utilize iPad’s for song writing and music composition. This is a great opportunity to learn, share and create music. Registration is limited to 15 participants.

    Registration required.

    Jan 18 to Mar 29, 2019
    The last day of this project is Fri March 29, 2019.

    This program is funded in part thanks to the Government of Canada – New Horizons for Seniors program.

    Fri - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 18+ 8 sessions Winter
    Free

  • NEW! SENIORS CONNECT, SHARE & ENGAGE WITH NEW TECHNOLOGY!

    Have questions about computers, the internet, social media? We can help! This FREE project is open to all Seniors. Receive help from instructors, peers, and volunteers to increase your understanding of computer technology, learn to safely and effectively use social media tools, and share your knowledge with others.

    Jan 17 to Mar 28, 2019

    Class #1 : Thur – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Class #2 : Thur – 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

    No Class: March 14

    NOTE: The last day of this project is Thursday March 28, 2019.

    Thurs 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 16 to 66+ 10 sessions Winter
    Free

  • NEW! WOMEN’S CIRCLE

    Women’s Circle is a space for women’s growth, discovery, discussion, leadership, knowledge, resource sharing and advocacy – inspiring each other and our communities. Open to all women from all communities. There is an open mic during each session. Community Speakers and Storytellers, educational topics and fun themes.

    Meet On: Jan 21, Feb 5, Feb 19, Mar 5

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

  • THE GOOD FOOD BOX PROGRAM

    The Good Food Box program delivers fresh, affordable in-season produce. The boxes are delivered and picked up at 150 Dan Leckie Way. For information or to order the Good Food Box, please contact WNC Food Access

    Team: Michelle: railwaylandsgfb@gmail.com | Gaby: ext. 328 | gaby@waterfrontnc.ca

    Offered by FoodShare Toronto and Toronto Community Housing with the support of Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre.

    Jan 16 to Mar 6, 2019

    Funded in part thanks to: Government of Ontario, Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres and City of Toronto Community Service Partnership Program.

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

  • WATERFRONT GOOD FOOD MARKET

    This local market takes place every Tuesday 4:30-7:00pm. The market offers fresh, in-season vegetables and fruits at reasonable prices.

    Cash & e-transfer accepted. Everyone is welcome!

    Located 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 more information email: waterfrontgoodfood@gmail.com or contact Gaby: ext. 328 | gaby@waterfrontnc.ca

    Offered in partnership with FoodShare, Toronto Community Housing, Queen West Central Toronto Community Health Centre and supported by fundraising, donations and volunteers.

    Jan 15 to Mar 12, 2019
    Every Tue 4:30 -7:00 pm at 25 Bishop Tutu Blvd. (North off Queen’s Quay, just west of Bathurst, 1st floor community room)

    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.

    Mon to Fri
    10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

    Sat & Sun
    12:00 PM – 4:30 PM

     

    16+ Spring
    Winter

  • WNC INDIVIDUAL 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, Adults, Seniors and Family Services & more.

    Please make an appointment.

    To register please contact Jun: ext. 327 | CKitchen.Referrals@waterfrontnc.ca

    This program is funded in part by City of Toronto Community Service Partnership Program and by WNC fundraising, donations and volunteers.

    Jan 15 to Mar 5, 2019

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