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.

Community Food Programs

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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. 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!

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’s Canada Summer Jobs, Evergreen

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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

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  • ADULT AND SENIOR COMMUNITY KITCHEN

    Join us for an evening of sharing and food! Develop cooking skills, harvest vegetables/herbs from the Community Connect Garden, learn and share nutritional recipes while preparing delicious and affordable meals together.

    New: Maximum of 10 participants.

    Meet On
    Jul 9 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Jul 23 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Aug 6 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Aug 20 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

    Funded in part thanks to: City of Toronto – Community Services Partnership Program, Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres. WNC Community Connect Garden is funded in part thanks to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

    Tue - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 18+ 4 sessions Summer
    Free

  • COMMUNITY CONNECT FOOD GARDEN

    WNC has its very own organic food garden! Everyone is welcome. No experience needed for volunteers – we will train. Produce is used for WNC program healthy snacks & meals, it’s shared with community members & any surplus is sold as a fundraiser. Offered Spring-Fall.

    Parents must remain.

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

    Funded in part thanks to: Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Government of Canada – Canada Summer Jobs.

    Jul 3 to Aug 26, 2019

    All Summer

  • 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.

    Funded in part thanks to Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres.

    Jul 2 to Aug 20, 2019

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

  • NEW! HEALTH PROMOTION AWARENESS & EDUCATION

    WNC provides workshops once per month covering a variety of health and wellness topics. Public information displays boards and information sessions will be offered by health care professionals, WNC staff, placement students and dedicated volunteers. Review Seniors Calendar for details.

    Funded in part thanks to Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres.

    Jul 2 to Aug 23, 2019

    18+ 8 sessions Summer
    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.

    Jul 4 to Aug 22, 2019

    Tue - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM 18+ 8 sessions Summer
    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.

    Jul 3 to Aug 21, 2019

    Funded in part thanks to: City of Toronto – Community Services Partnership Program, Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility – Seniors Active Living Centres. Offered by FoodShare Toronto and Toronto Community Housing Corp with support of Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre.

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

  • WATERFRONT GOOD FOOD MARKET

    This local market takes place every Tue 4:30-7:00pm. The market offers fresh, in-season vegetables and fruits at reasonable prices. We accept cash & e-transfer. Everyone 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.

    Jul 2 to Aug 20, 2019

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

  • 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

    Funded in part thanks to City of Toronto – Community Services Partnership Program and supported by WNC fundraising, donations and volunteers.

    Jul 2 to Aug 20, 2019

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