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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 | email@example.com
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
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 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Check our Facebook page for garden photos: https://www.facebook.com/waterfrontnc/
Visit our News & Events pages for upcoming activities!
Days of the Week
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: Mar 19, Apr 2, Apr 16, Apr 30, May 14, May 28, Jun 11
Funded in part thanks to:
*City of Toronto Community Service Partnership Program.
*Government of Ontario – Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility- Seniors Activity Living Centres.
*WNC Community Connect Garden is funded thanks to Billy Bishop Airport.
Tue - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 18+ 7 sessions Spring
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 | email@example.com
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.
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 Spring
WNC provides FREE workshops once per month covering a variety of health and wellness topics featured in the Government of Canada-Public Health Agency of Canada- Health Promotion Awareness Calendar. We will have Public Information Displays Boards and Health Outreach Tables at WNC and offsite at local TCHC buildings.
Throughout the year health-related organizations will provide workshops (Self-Pain Management, Memory, Arthritis and more!) and information sessions will be offered by health care professionals and activists as well as WNC staff, Nursing and Social Services Colleges and Universities placement students.
Please review the Seniors Calendar for details.
Mar 18 to Jun 14, 2019
55+ 8 sessions Spring
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: Mar 26, Apr 9, Apr 23, May 7, May 21, Jun 4
Tue - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM All 6 sessions Spring
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: firstname.lastname@example.org | Gaby: ext. 328 | email@example.com
Offered by FoodShare Toronto and Toronto Community Housing with the support of Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre.
Mar 20 to Jun 12, 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 Spring
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Gaby: ext. 328 | email@example.com
Offered in partnership with FoodShare, Toronto Community Housing, Queen West Central Toronto Community Health Centre and supported by fundraising, donations and volunteers.
Mar 19 to Jun 11, 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 13 sessions Spring
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
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.
Mar 19 to Jun 11, 2019
Tue - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 13 sessions Spring