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COVID-19 response: List of funded programs

In response to the increased need caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, United Way launched an emergency fund—the Local Love Fund—to support vulnerable people across Peel, Toronto and York Region. The dollars raised go to our network of 280 community agencies, funding new programs and helping to increase access to much-needed services.

In addition to this emergency funding, United Way acted as a trusted partner to the federal government, helping to allocate funding from the Government of Canada's New Horizons for Seniors Program and federal Reaching Home investments in York Region, as part of Canada’s Homelessness Strategy.

Most recently, we are proud to have partnered with United Way Centraide Canada and the Government of Canada to deliver the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) in Peel, Toronto and York Region. 

Quicklinks

For details on all of these programs you can scroll down or use the links below to go to the list of agencies for each funding stream

Local Love Fund Programs:

Provides grocery cards and pre-packaged meals to 25 youth and supports recruitment of staff for essential programs.

Region: York Region

Provides remote access to supports through the loan of 20 tablets with data service to 200 unemployed newcomer women.

Region: Toronto, Peel, York Region

Provides 700 people -- 120 households, 60 seniors and 120 families – with seedling kits for food and activity.

Region: Toronto

Distributes grocery cards to 80 families (300 people) within the African community in Brampton and Mississauga.

Region: Peel

Purchases and distributes essential items to 1,000 households in North Scarborough, supporting newcomers, refugees, racialized people and seniors.

Region: Toronto

Provides daily prepared meals to 10 isolated people living with dementia.

Region: York Region

Provides grocery cards to 14 recently incarcerated young people returning to the community, as well as peer support and programming for 25 other clients.

Region: Toronto

Supports sixty women and their children residing in shelters and 24 in transitional housing with food, grocery cards, clothing and essentials, as well as laptops and internet to access online resources.

Region: Toronto

Provides food, hygiene products and clothing to 250 Indigenous people each week.

Region: Toronto

Provides food baskets and essentials to 50 recent immigrants and refugees.

Region: Toronto

Provides culturally-specific food access for 50 seniors, with help of local injera makers and youth volunteers.

Region: Toronto

Provides meals to Francophone seniors and families (200 individuals/30 families).

Region: Toronto

Provides food baskets, household essentials and laptops to 35 isolated families, including newcomers, seniors, Indigenous people, individuals with disabilities and domestic violence survivors.

Region: Toronto

Provides grocery gift cards, hygiene essentials, medication and virtual programming, including yoga and group sessions, for up to 30 participants.

Region: Toronto

Provides recycled laptops to enable remote support of 300 gender-based violence survivors, as well as food vouchers and hygiene products.

Region: Toronto

Provides tech support to help match 40 children with a mentor through a virtual mentoring program over several months.

Region: Toronto

Supports 140 food boxes for 70 households, including newcomers, substance users, trans, MSM and HIV-positive African, Caribbean and Black individuals and their families.

Region: Toronto

Provides food and other essentials through 600 meals and 135 grocery cards to 150 youth, men and families at risk of, or experiencing homelessness.

Region: York Region

Provides rental assistance for six months and start up kits to rapidly re-house individuals in their own homes.

Region: York Region

Provides virtual access to yoga, computer and English language sessions to reduce social isolation for 500 low-income, racialized, newcomer, seniors or people living with disabilities

Region: York Region

Provides online education and arts programming for 165 children and youth (ages 4-21), and their families, including technological equipment for some.

Region: Toronto

Provides 500 hygiene kits and 100 child activity packs.

Region: Toronto

Distributes grocery cards to 300 families including isolated seniors, those who are underhoused and people requiring mental health supports.

Region: Peel

Enables delivery of food to an additional 90 seniors and people living with disabilities in Mississauga and Brampton.

Region: Peel

Provides gas and grocery cards to families with special needs children in Caledon, also enabling them to make medical appointments.

Region: Peel

Provides public health precaution equipment, grocery cards and volunteer support to 300 Afro-black immigrants in Brampton, particularly seniors.

Region: Peel

Help purchase grocery cards for 200 people experiencing homelessness.

Region: Peel

Provides 140 gift cards and 25 cell phones for 125 people.

Region: York Region

Delivers food boxes to 100 individuals struggling with mental health issues.

Region: Toronto

Provides tablets and data plans to allow Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi and Tamil-speaking seniors to access information and programming.

Region: York Region

Covers mobile distribution of food and medication to 150 families of youth and youth with disabilities.

Region: Toronto

Provides 150 people with grocery and transit cards

Region: York Region

Trains 24 individuals to offer secure remote counselling to children, youth and adults.

Region: York Region

Provides food and pharmacy vouchers to newcomer Francophone immigrants and refugees in Toronto.

Region: Toronto

Provides meals and emergency food boxes for 30 seniors.

Region: York Region

Provides gift cards for 200 individuals of Georgina Island First Nation to purchase essential family hygiene products.

Region: Peel

Provides grocery cards to 100 newcomer/refugees and racialized individuals who are underhoused.

Region: Toronto

Covers grocery cards for 50 families, as well as 5-6 shared laptops.

Region: Toronto

Provides support and access to remote resources through coaching and smartphones.

Region: GTA

Provides technological support to enable remote mental health counselling for 200 clients, reaching newcomers, isolated seniors, racialized people, people living with disabilities and individuals impacted by domestic violence.

Region: GTA

Provides grocery kits to almost 150 people in supported living, and covers seven tablets and 20 data plans for those without access to the internet.

Region: Toronto

Raises awareness through social media campaign and traditional outreach strategies and provides 1,200 meals to individuals in need.

Region: York Region

Provides food and hygiene kits to 500 clients and their families (1,500 people) in the Caribbean and Latin American communities, including seniors, youth, newcomers and those with undocumented status.

Region: York Region

Provides hygiene kits for 116 people living in emergency shelters.

Region: GTA

Covers distribution of grocery cards to 350 seniors in South Parkdale, delivered through a partnership between four local service providers.

Region: Toronto

Purchases 30 laptops to provide technological access for 40-50 households.

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provides equipment and internet for 200 individuals with disabilities and their families to access online learning.

Region: York Region

Provides up to 100 people with weekly snack packs for 12 weeks.

Region: Toronto

Provides technological support to over 50 individuals with disabilities to assist in accessing virtual programs.

Region: Toronto, Peel

Funding will enable Distress Centres of Greater Toronto to purchase additional tools – headsets, remote lines, laptops and conferencing systems – so that volunteers can continue their essential mental health work remotely.

Region: Toronto, Peel, York Region

Provides computers and internet access to 20 senior newcomer households.

Region: Toronto

Delivers 600 meals, meeting the dietary and cultural needs of 50 families (280 people) in downtown neighbourhoods.

Region: Toronto

Provides prepared meals to 100 Francophone newcomer youth, with support of 10 volunteers.

Region: Toronto

Provides food hampers to 100 families.

Region: Toronto

Provides fresh produce and other food to low-income families.

Region: Toronto

Provides food and essentials to 450 seniors, newcomers and low-income households.

Region: Toronto

Supports production and packaging of 4,800 meals -- including vegetarian and halal options -- to be delivered by Meals on Wheels to isolated seniors and people with disabilities in Mississauga.

Region: Peel

Provides grocery and phone cards, cellphones and data to 60+ vulnerable people experiencing domestic violence, mental health and addiction challenges. Funds will also cover additional wages for frontline staff.

Region: GTA

Purchases used laptops to enable 100 young mothers, seniors and newcomer students in Black Creek and Humber Summit to access supports online.

Region: Toronto

Provides grocery cards to 87 Indigenous youth.

Region: Toronto

Provides computers to enable remote educational and emotional support to almost 400 people living with epilepsy.

Region: GTA

Provides 35 individuals/12 families with $100 gift cards for groceries, telephone, internet and computer access, medications and virtual physical and mental therapy. Also prioritizes individuals not qualifying for CERB and CESB and at risk of homelessness. Volunteers will also receive honoraria for supporting members who speak Amharic, Tigrinya, Oromo, Arabic and Harari.

Region: Toronto

Food and other necessities will be delivered to 50 vulnerable and isolated newcomer seniors and technology will be purchased to enable virtual interaction with seniors.

Region: GTA

Support 500 families to connect with mainstream programs and services and translate COVID-19 resources into Tigrinya and Arabic. Provide low-income Eritrean children and their families with laptops or tablets and access to the internet to continue their education.

Region: GTA

Distributes grocery cards to 40 female-led families impacted by domestic violence.

Region: Toronto

Provides meals for 123 youth living in emergency shelters or accessing day programs.

Region: Toronto

Provides 78 families with care packages, including painting and colouring activities and games to reduce stress, art therapy exercises and activities for parents and children to engage in non-directive play therapy.

Region: York Region

Provides planter boxes to 1,000 people/250 families living in high-rise buildings in inner suburb, priority neighbourhoods.

Region: Toronto

Purchases 1,650 grocery cards for clients living in transitional and affordable housing through a partnership with Daily Bread Food Bank and Loblaws.

Region: Toronto

Delivers online programs featuring COVID-19 public health and government resources information four days a week to 3,000 people.

Region: Peel

Provides food for 32 families, hygiene products for 100 girls and teens and virtual programming for 275, including mental health support, homework help, information and other support.

Region: York Region and Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation

Enables food banks to distribute food to 4,000 people.

Region: GTA

Conducts outreach via social media, emails and phone calls to isolated seniors and provides culturally appropriate hot meals for 231 isolated Vietnamese-Canadian seniors on a weekly basis.

Region: GTA

Fresh food will be prepared and distributed to 50 underhoused people for the next few months.

Region: Toronto

Provides groceries to 2,000 families per week, supporting clients usually dependent on meals available through after-school programming.

Region: GTA - Toronto, Peel and York Region

Provides up to 180 breakfasts and lunches daily for one month, as well as personal protection and cleaning supplies, to men over 50 experiencing homelessness.

Region: GTA

Provides grocery cards for food and cleaning supplies for almost 370 residents with addiction and mental health issues.

Region: Toronto

Provides grocery gift cards, phones and SIM cards to 50 households across the GTA, reaching racialized populations and isolated seniors.

Region: GTA

Provides personal reproductive health kits to 75 survivors of violence.

Region: Peel

Delivers 20 laptops to a youth shelter for use by at-risk and homeless youth while in isolation.

Region: Toronto

A new emergency program will distribute 3,000 meals weekly to Toronto’s vulnerable residents struggling with food insecurity. Nutritious meals will be prepared using recovered food donated, and delivered, by Second Harvest to six downtown agencies for distribution, alleviating increased demand on food banks and drop-in services.

Region: Toronto

Provide foods vouchers and essentials to 32 Iraqi and Syrian newcomer and refugee families in for several months.

Region: York Region

Provides food hampers to 150 immigrant and refugee families (600 individuals), prioritizing isolated seniors.

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provides grocery cards, essentials and community garden supplies to 15 individuals experiencing homelessness.

Region: York Region

Provides 140 food baskets to seniors, people with disabilities and single mothers.

Region: GTA

Provides food packages for 1,000 recently unemployed seniors and people experiencing homelessness.

Region: Toronto

Provides laptops to enable ongoing remote support of 2,000 clients.

Region: Peel

Provides rental assistance for six months and start up support, specifically for people moving from the transitional housing program to their own independent housing unit.

Region: York Region

Supports 60 survivors of domestic violence with outfitted cell phones and access to laptops and internet at two shelter locations.

Region: Peel

Delivers food packages and hygiene kits to 50 families.

Region: GTA

Provides 500 low-income families with 3,000 kits containing food and essentials.

Region: Toronto, Peel, York Region

Provides culturally-specific food through delivery of 25 food hampers and 400 meals per month to low-income community members.

Region: Toronto and Peel Region

Delivers food packages and provides friendly phone check-ins to 40 seniors for six weeks.

Region: Toronto

Supports five to 10 neighbourhood leaders in assisting 1,500-2,500 residents in five buildings with food hampers and crisis response.

Region: Toronto

Provides food, hygiene products and internet access for 200 people with complex needs.

Region: GTA

Supports grocery and medication delivery for 50 isolated seniors each week for the next few months.

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provides staff with laptops, cell phone and video conferencing equipment to continue to support clients.

Region: York Region

Supports staff to provide case management for people in correctional facilities, including follow-ups with family, legal counsel and community services.

Region: Toronto

Provides grocery cards for 20 families, as well as technological support to enable remote counselling for clients involved in the criminal justice system.

Region: York Region

Provides rental assistance for six months and start up kits, specifically for individuals involved in the criminal justice system.

Region: York Region

Provides grocery cards, prepared meals, clothing and outdoor survival essentials to 75 people experiencing homelessness, mental health or addiction challenges.

Region: York Region

Provides food to 150 Francophone immigrant families.

Region: Toronto

Covers remote support and programming for 20 Black at-risk youth who are homeless and survivors of domestic violence.

Region: Peel

Provides laptops, tablets and WiFi access to 200 families, seniors and isolated individuals.

Region: Toronto, Peel

Provides up to 4,000 people with fresh food and produce.

Region: York Region

Provides online therapy to 75 youth experiencing mental health and addiction challenges.

Region: Toronto

Provides comfort packages and fresh food to 160 vulnerable seniors in North York.

Region: Toronto

Provides 25 Indigenous families with community care boxes, including gift cards for groceries, medicine, diapers, children’s activities and other supplies.

Region: Toronto

Provides food delivery and wellness checks for up to 70 households, including seniors and people with mental health concerns and disabilities.

Region: Toronto

Provides laptops to enable over 30 clients to receive ongoing mental health counselling or educational support.

Region: Toronto

Provides the local Black community with prepared meals for 20 seniors and vulnerable adults, phone cards for 50 families as well as virtual programming.

Region: Peel

Provides culturally-appropriate food to 100 racialized individuals in Malton, including newcomers, seniors, survivors of domestic violence and those requiring mental health support.

Region: Peel

Provides technological support to enable remote mental health counselling for 30 clients per day, reaching newcomers, isolated seniors, racialized people and individuals impacted by domestic violence.

Region: GTA

Supports outreach to 1,000 vulnerable community members, including seniors and people experiencing mental illness.

Region: Toronto

Provides grocery cards to 100 families.

Region: Toronto

Respond to increased requests for mental health supports by disseminating 60 tips and coping strategies through social media and hosting two informal group sessions and three webinars for youth. This project will respond to 1,642 additional calls and texts by engaging oen trained peer-to-peer counsellor.

Region: GTA

Provides grocery cards to 100 low-income individuals and families.

Region: Toronto, Peel

Provides $60 gift cards to 70 newcomer families with children at home, for supplies, food and medication, as well as $50 gift cards to 60 seniors for nutritious food, medication and cleaning products.

Region: Peel

Provides 1,200 refugees, new immigrants, seniors and others with basic groceries.

Region: Toronto

Provides food boxes to 150 households (450 people), including seniors, newcomers, racialized individuals and those from other marginalized groups.

Region: Toronto

Provides virtual programming support to 450 seniors and caregivers.

Region: Toronto

Sets up technology in the homes of 25 isolated senior women, including newcomer, refugee and racialized women residing in the York South-Weston neighbourhood, to provide access to virtual services and deliver 200 one-on-one remote sessions.

Region: Toronto

Provides outfitted laptops to enable 10 racialized, immigrant and refugee youth to complete industry certification exams.

Region: Toronto, Peel, York Region

Supports non-profits and agencies through the curation and development of resources, including free webinars, templates, policies and procedures, addressing questions and providing access to experts.

Region: GTA

Provides grocery cards to 60 low-income, marginalized women.

Region: Toronto

Provides basic needs for 35-40 youth who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness.

Region: Peel

Provides 150 seniors with seven or 14-day food hampers.

Region: Toronto

Delivers food packages to 100 newcomer/refugee families.

Region: York Region

Covers outfitted cell phones to provide support and security to 35 women experiencing violence.

Region: Peel

Supports virtual assessments and provides 50 Vietnamese Canadian seniors with food and personal protective equipment packages.

Region: GTA - Toronto, Peel and York Region

Provides grocery cards for 50 youth, non-status individuals and unemployed young parents.

Region: Toronto

Provides staff with laptops and equipment to continue to serve clients remotely. Funding also covers mobile phones to maintain communication with several refugee families.

Region: Peel

Provides outdoor English lessons to 50 adults from the Yezidi refugee community.

Region: York Region

Provides rental assistance for six months and start up support, specifically for women and children transitioning from a shelter to live free from violence in the community.

Region: York Region

Develops Financial Relief Navigator, a bilingual one-stop portal, to assist people financially-impacted by COVID-19, and case managers working with them, in accessing government and other institution benefits and relief measures.

Region: GTA

Provides hygiene kits, groceries, phone cards and school supplies for 190 individuals in Peel and Scarborough, including newcomers, racialized and underhoused people, seniors, students and domestic violence survivors.

Region: Toronto, Peel

Provides 1,000 prepared meals for seniors, newcomers, youth and racialized people, as well as eight laptops to enable remote support for counselling, information and referral.

Region: Peel

Provides $200 gift cards to 20 LGBTQ+ youth for food, cleaning supplies and other essential products.

Region: Toronto

Provides ipads to 12 seniors with mental health challenges, enabling family connection and access to medical appointments and programming.

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provides 200 food baskets, 100 grocery cards, 50 coffee cards and 200 hygiene kits to support 500 people who are marginally housed or struggling with homelessness.

Region: Toronto

Provides recycled computers and internet access to 116 individuals and families, enabling them to connect to financial supports made available through the government.

Region: Toronto

Provides and distributes culturally-appropriate food and essentials to 100 single mothers and seniors in North Etobicoke.

Region: Toronto

Purchases 15 recycled laptops to establish a local library, enabling access to essential information, programs and services.

Region: Toronto

Provides online autism support and counselling sessions--both group and individual—to 50 newcomer South Asian families with young children.

Region: Toronto

Enables caseworkers to provide culturally-appropriate food to 200 people, and support 50 women and children with remote counselling, emergency shelter and food.

Region: Toronto

Provides food, essentials and technological and mental health supports to 110 vulnerable women and youth.

Region: York Region

Provides three portable toilets with handwashing stations to support at least 100 individuals experiencing homelessness.

Region: Toronto

Provides 1,360 fresh meals, filling a gap left by the local food bank that is currently closed.

Region: Toronto

Provides grocery cards for almost 100 people living with illness, including children and seniors.

Region: Toronto, Peel, York Region

Provides 900 families with culturally appropriate food.

Region: Toronto, Peel Region

Grocery cards and medication will be provided to 200 homeless and street-involved women and transgender people.

Region: Toronto

Supports refurbished laptops for 35 people to participate in online programming for several months.

Region: GTA

Provides 25 families with grocery cards, hygiene kits, children’s activity sets, as well as other essentials.

Region: GTA

Assists 50 children with disabilities by providing behavioural needs support and coaching to parents and caregivers.

Region: GTA & Surrounding Areas

Provides grocery cards for 60 families (250 people) including single parents, seniors, vulnerable youth, children and newcomers.

Region: Toronto

Provides technological support to enable remote case management and counselling for 1,200 women, ESL speakers and newcomers, racialized individuals or those impacted by domestic violence.

Region: GTA

Covers data plans for donated phones distributed to 134 people experiencing homelessness in Toronto's East End.

Region: Toronto

Distributes baby essentials to mothers, including newcomers, refugees and racialized women, in Scarborough Village.

Region: Toronto

Delivers food, hygiene and other emergency supplies to 80 vulnerable youth from the child welfare system and provides housing subsidies to a dozen young people, ensuring they remain safely housed.

Region: Toronto

In cooperation with the Daily Bread Food Bank, funding will provide seniors with 40 food baskets per week.

Region: Toronto, Peel

Supports women experiencing homelessness with access to food, shelter, and mental health outreach to those at-risk.

Region: Toronto

Provides access to crucial hygiene services to prevent spread of the virus among street-involved individuals. This includes washing stations, cleaning supplies, personal hygiene kits and food cards.

Region: Toronto

Grocery cards will be provided to 30+ young people and their families.

Region: Toronto

Supports daily distribution of 200 takeaway meals to vulnerable members of LGBTQ+ community.

Region: Toronto

A partnership between United Way, the City of Toronto and Red Cross ensures vulnerable seniors receive nutritious food they aren’t able to access during isolation or quarantine. The Red Cross will coordinate requests for food security support, while screening for emergency and other needs. Food hampers will be delivered, ensuring clients’ health and well-being.

Region: Toronto

In coordination with Greenest City and Second Harvest, provides 200 meals, 125 bags of groceries, 50 good food boxes, 100 hygiene kits, clothing and outdoor essentials for people in community housing and the shelter system in Parkdale.

Region: Toronto

Provides laptops to enable remote support for seniors, as well as grocery cards and essentials for 100 racialized seniors and 50 marginalized Black families in Mississauga and Brampton.

Region: Peel

Provides rental assistance to support existing and new clients moving from transitional shelter to housing.

Region: York Region

Delivers food, grocery cards and hygiene products to 250 low-income people in Scarborough.

Region: Toronto

Provides grocery cards for 40 Muslim families to access culturally-appropriate food, supporting single parents, seniors and racialized individuals.

Region: Peel

Delivers 2-3 fresh produce food boxes to 100 families (through FoodShare) and $20 grocery gift cards to 30 families.

Region: Toronto

Provides food bank clients with information outreach, through traditional and social media.

Region: Peel

Provides almost 700 additional meals for the Meals on Wheels program, as well as grocery cards for 200 people experiencing homelessness.

Region: Toronto

Delivers 1,000 grocery care packages and prepared meals to low-income individuals.

Region: Toronto

Provides tech hardware to enable ongoing remote support for 25 survivors of domestic violence.

Region: Toronto

Provides technology and WiFi for 200 individuals, including seniors, newcomers and racialized people, to assist in accessing services for income assistance, food access, mental health support and social connection.

Region: Toronto

Provides prepared meals to 200 individuals experiencing homelessness and living with a disability.

Region: Toronto

Supports 120 unemployed, underemployed and precariously employed women of diverse ethnicities with access to technology for virtual employment programming and supports.

Region: GTA - Toronto, Peel and York Region

Delivers 1,000 culturally-appropriate food hampers to isolated seniors in Thorncliffe, Flemingdon Park and St. James Town.

Region: Toronto

Enables 18 agencies serving the Indigenous community – and organized under the Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council (TASSC) COVID-19 Collective Response Task Force – to offer remote programming and deliver meals and food hampers to Indigenous Elders, individuals and families in Toronto.

Region: Toronto

Delivers groceries, prescriptions and other essentials to 1,000 isolated seniors and people with disabilities.

Region: Toronto

Provides tablets to youth experiencing homelessness in isolation and who are awaiting COVID-19 test results.

Region: Toronto

Establishes a toll-free hotline available in 180 languages, connecting low-income seniors with volunteers to pick-up food and essentials. Four hundred deliveries a day will also be provided until the end of June.

Region: Toronto

Provides frozen meals, food hampers and grocery cards to 50 clients living with diabetes.

Region: Toronto

Provides 480 fresh produce boxes and 800 meals to vulnerable individuals and families.

Region: York Region

Provides 120 people experiencing homelessness with outreach and peer support, as well as hot meals, clothing, sleeping bags, toiletries, harm reduction kits and other outdoor essentials.

Region: Toronto

Provides grocery cards, baby formula and sanitary products to 50 families, including isolated seniors, newcomer families and those with mental health issues.

Region: GTA

Increases community program capacity by creating two regional volunteerism support teams. The Volunteer Success Team will provide enhanced volunteer screening and referral, including vulnerable sector checks and intensive basic training to expedite capacity support with volunteer matching. Working with Spark Ontario, the team also provides advisory support to volunteers using the provincial platform.

Region: GTA

Provides grocery cards, hot meals and technological support to 350-500 seniors, youth, newcomers and those experiencing homelessness or mental health challenges.

Region: Toronto

The Financial Empowerment Initiative, in collaboration with various United Way agencies, supports 5,000 households in completing tax returns (realizing appropriate low-income credits) and accessing emergency government benefits. This includes triaging calls, providing material in 10 languages and employing 15 tax experts, and online resources providing information on eligibility for federal/provincial benefits.

Region: Toronto

Provides 43 women with grocery cards and access to laptops or cell phones.

Region: York Region

Provide gift cards for essentials to 60 women and children.

Region: Toronto

Ensures safe distribution of essential supplies -- diapers, detergent, hygiene items and medication -- to 160 racialized newcomer and refugee women.

Region: Toronto

Supports 75 participants with online Food Handling certificate courses.

Region: Toronto

Provides grocery cards to 24 women and their children who have fled violence

Region: York Region

Supports 600 visits to the food bank for healthy food options and crucial hygiene supplies, as well as counselling and mental health support for 60 people.

Region: Toronto

Gift cards for food and essentials will be provided to 100 women and children in need.

Region: York Region

Provides technological support to enable almost 225 new clients in accessing online counselling services, meeting growing mental health needs among children, youth and young adults.

Region: Toronto

Provides 50 families with virtual case management support, mental health counselling and referrals.

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provides healthy meals to a homeless youth shelter in North Etobicoke, as well as food parcels for 70 at-risk youth.

Region: Toronto

Provides remote support and workshops to promote mental wellness among young people and their families.

Region: Toronto, York Region

Reaches up to 170 people by providing 42 gift cards ($75 each) and diapers for families, laptops for youth in shelter as well as hand sanitizer, disinfectant and additional cleaning staff for their shelter and residence.

Region: Toronto

Covers grocery cards for 400 tenants in subsidized housing.

Region: Toronto

Programs funded by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund:

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Provide COVID-related signage and safety supports for re-opening of drop-in centre supporting at-risk and vulnerable youth.

Funded Amount: $20,648.00

Region: York Region

Provide newcomers, women and others with client assessments for wrap-around supports, online educational workshops, counselling sessions and check-ins.

Funded Amount: $40,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide meal takeout and delivery program -- 100 nutritious meals four days a week to people who are mainly racialized and living on low incomes.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Deliver essentials care packages (meals and groceries, cleaning and hygiene products) and information sessions to seniors and youth. Also provide bi-weekly delivery of drinks and snacks to frontline workers at long-term care homes.

Funded Amount: $37,079.00

Region: Peel/York Region

Deliver weekly virtual sessions (socialization, fitness, mental stimulation) to vulnerable seniors.

Funded Amount: $22,764.00

Region: Peel

Deliver food hampers weekly in partnership with Ontario Community Support Association to people with mental health or addictions.

Funded Amount: $44,044.44

Region: York Region

Provide training program for Black women/femme 2SLGBTQIA+ youth artists, educators and changemakers: includes mental health awareness, workshops and virtual conversations.

Funded Amount: $3,187.00

Region: York Region

Provide racialized refugees and newcomers with virtual one-on-one/group peer support, information sessions, and connection to resources.

Funded Amount: $49,937.00

Region: Toronto

Support the technology and educational needs of Black newcomer families: distributing laptops and tablets, training in set-up and use and distributing activity kits for children.

Funded Amount: $43,111.00

Region: Peel

Provide wrap-around supports for newcomers and families: virtual/phone check-ins, food hampers, digital and language literacy sessions and virtual information sessions.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provide home-cooked lunch to seniors in the Alexandra Park/Atkinson Housing Co-operative (AP) and community who are low-income, multilingual, racialized and living with disabilities.

Funded Amount: $25,000.00

Region: Toronto

Develop a food distribution hub to support residents in the Bramalea area in Brampton. Volunteers will be provided with training and certification to pick up groceries for families weekly.

Funded Amount: $39,207.00

Region: Peel

Purchase hospital bed and specialized mattress available to families living with ALS.

Funded Amount: $6,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide training for volunteers to offer weekly social support and consistent connections over the phone to clients who are isolated caregivers or living with dementia.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Expand service in partnership with CHATS to serve additional meals weekly and provide hygiene products for people with Alzheimer's and other dementias, and their caregivers.

Funded Amount: $40,494.00

Region: York Region

Offer online education and support to children and youth: weekly podcast hosted by peer mentors with lived experience of gun violence and incarceration, phone support and grocery cards.

Funded Amount: $40,000.00

Region: Toronto

Offer information and service navigation to people experiencing homelessness/living in poverty through virtual 24/7 chatbot accessible by smartphone. Includes online webinars and training sessions for agencies.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide cooking and cleaning services to agencies supporting Indigenous people and people experiencing domestic violence in the Toronto.

Funded Amount: $70,741.00

Region: Toronto

Provide food hampers and wellness checks to vulnerable seniors who are living in poverty and have multiple health issues.

Funded Amount: $75,000.00

Region: Toronto

Add virtual support program with online and phone assessments, groups for socializing and skill-building, training for family members and day services for people with developmental disabilities.

Funded Amount: $47,124.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Support children and their families from the Middle East and Africa with online learning opportunities.

Funded Amount: $49,966.00

Region: Toronto

Support female youth living with mental health issues through weekly online therapy sessions and delivery of groceries in partnership with Second Harvest.

Funded Amount: $49,980.00

Region: Toronto

Provide various supports to East and Southeast Asian LGBTQ+ youth, including virtual social and learning activities, distribution of hygiene items and weekly culturally-relevant content and resources.

Funded Amount: $41,556.00

Region: Toronto

Provide support (safety planning, crisis counselling and virtual group) to women who have experienced abuse and been placed in alternative accommodation due to decreased capacity in VAW shelters.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide hot meals and support to seniors and Black Franchophone immigrants, including a phone line to support them with online services and virtual social opportunities.

Funded Amount: $40,000.00

Region: Toronto

Develop tools and resources to support children with autism and their families, making improvements to educational webinars, trainings sessions and podcasts.

Funded Amount: $25,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide vulnerable seniors in the African Black Caribbean community with culturally-sensitive food baskets containing fresh produce monthly, along with PPE.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Support people with vision loss, who are experiencing increased mental health challenges, with assessment and individual counselling sessions.

Funded Amount: $10,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support South Asian newcomers and others in Scarborough through development of bilingual safety pamphlets, outreach and monthly delivery of health and hygiene protection packs, as well as virtual training sessions on health and hygiene.

Funded Amount: $45,088.00

Region: Toronto

Support South Asian seniors and parents living with low income through virtual yoga and meditation sessions three times a week.

Funded Amount: $48,825.00

Region: Toronto

Hire a coordinator to provide active case management, including coordination of care and advocacy for women experiencing gender-based violence and other high risks, compounded by COVID-19.

Funded Amount: $44,444.44

Region: Toronto

Provide weekly delivery of nutritious meals to individuals and families living in poverty, with the majority being women and girls.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide virtual supports to vulnerable seniors through weekly virtual classes to teach digital competencies, and virtual fireside chats with guest speakers.

Funded Amount: $30,000.00

Region: Toronto

Recruit and train volunteers on working with complicated grief, peer-led one-to-one supports and support groups, to support bereaved seniors and low-income families.

Funded Amount: $49,350.00

Region: Toronto

Cook and pack Kosher cultural meals three times a week for Jewish seniors who are Holocaust survivors or seniors with developmental disabilities living in community housing, and newcomers.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Recruit and train volunteer mentors to build virtual developmental relationships and provide social supports to children and youth, the majority of whom are racialized.

Funded Amount: $43,700.00

Region: Peel

Provide virtual matches of volunteers to children residing in Neighbourhood Improvement Areas (NIAs) across Toronto, offering distance learning and virtual social and recreational activities.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Put additional screening and monitoring in place to oversee virtual matches between children/ youth and mentors connecting by phone/video four times/week.

Funded Amount: $17,679.00

Region: York Region

Deliver freshly prepared nutritious meals and/or food baskets weekly and provide weekly lunch and learn sessions to isolated seniors and single-parent families.

Funded Amount: $32,000.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Support Afro Caribbean, South Asian, Chinese seniors by collecting donated items, and packing and delivering emergency food bundles.

Funded Amount: $49,713.00

Region: Toronto

Support youth, men, and families experiencing homelessness: tech (tablets and equipment) for purchase/loan and distribution of prepared meals. Monthy cleaning of emergency housing also.

Funded Amount: $49,830.00

Region: York Region

Provide mental health services to hearing impaired children and youth and their families through weekly online counselling services and a parent support group.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto, Peel, York Region

Offer "Camp in a Box", a virtual summer camp for racialized children and youth in Rexdale through two virtual activity/learning sessions per day.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide case management services and accessible technology devices, supports and education to increase functionality, health and community access for adults living brain injury.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide food and basic necessities to at-risk seniors and match seniors to volunteers of their own cultural/linguistic background for virtual activities.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel

Provide food hamper deliveries customized for household size and/or religious and cultural diets to vulnerable seniors, single parents and youth.

Funded Amount: $40,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide essential in-home support to vulnerable seniors living on low income.

Funded Amount: $25,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support racialized individuals living in poverty: hire on-staff counsellor to support trainees with mental health issues, provide first and last month rent and grocery cards.

Funded Amount: $46,498.00

Region: Peel, Toronto

Train peer support workers through an 8-week virtual training program.

Funded Amount: $44,050.00

Region: GTA

Facilitate continuous sanitizing, disinfection and safe Return to Work procedures; develop website and signage to increase accessibility of social programs.

Funded Amount: $45,000.00

Region: Peel

Offer virtual camp for families with a child who has cancer by providing access to 25 monthly community, summer and in-hospital virtual camp programs.

Funded Amount: $49,500.00

Region: GTA

Support Afro-Black immigrants living in poverty with monthly delivery of grocery cards and group teleconferences twice weekly for women experiencing domestic violence.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel

Provide an accessible video mental health and wellness chat line for deaf and hard-of-hearing clients, supported by two ASL proficient counsellors.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Prepare and deliver food boxes and essentials to youth, adults and seniors with mental health and addictions challenges.

Funded Amount: $25,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide telephone-based counselling by clinically-trained staff members for individuals experiencing stress or anxiety due to COVID-19.

Funded Amount: $44,444.44

Region: York Region

Provide mental health and addictions supports including counselling, connections and referrals for temporary residents of the Designated Quarantine Site near Pearson International Airport.

Funded Amount: $34,300.00

Region: Peel

Provide training and smartphones to vulnerable residents living with sight loss.

Funded Amount: $38,393.00

Region: GTA

Provide virtual counselling and urgent support including meals, food hampers and hygienic essentials to socially isolated seniors.

Funded Amount: $48,750.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provide residential addiction and mental health treatment at centre for homeless youth with barriers to safe treatment. Includes case management, meals, therapy, social activities and support.

Funded Amount: $40,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide resilience support to African-Canadian individuals living in poverty: online seminars for youth, women and seniors, including ethno-specific information on COVID-19's impact.

Funded Amount: $30,000.00

Region: Toronto

Establish early intervention and detection practices to reduce incidents of domestic violence for newcomer women: staff training, virtual support groups and one-on-one sessions.

Funded Amount: $49,995.00

Region: Toronto, Peel

Support men who use abuse to create violence free-lives through counselling and psychoeducation. Includes developing culturally-specific outreach material and pathway for police service.

Funded Amount: $44,427.00

Region: Peel

Update the agency's data base and systems in order to enable remote/virtual counselling for women experiencing violence, mental health issues and anxiety.

Funded Amount: $33,400.00

Region: Toronto

Provide supports (grocery cards, food hampers, phone cards, emergency kits, counselling) to people including the 2SLGBTQ+ community and those with lived experience of HIV/AIDS and/or Hepatitis C.

Funded Amount: $27,065.00

Region: York Region

Support vulnerable Black youth through individual psychotherapy sessions and online group-based community empowerment and healing sessions.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Coordination of six organizations (Positive Change Toronto Initiative; Ethio-Canadian Seniors Club; Markham African Caribbean Canadian Association; Parents of Black Children; Black Foundation of Community Networks; Black E.S.T.E.E.M.) serving the African diaspora will provide food access, mental health counselling and support for isolated members of Black communities, in particular seniors, children and youth.

Funded Amount: $241,720.00

Region: City of Toronto/York Region

Support newcomers, refugees, children and youth with telephone or virtual support services, online needs assessments and connections to supports: meals, virtual camps and online tutoring.

Funded Amount: $39,723.00

Region: Peel

Support isolated Chinese seniors who face language as well as mobility barriers with culturally-specific cooked meals, also providing fabric masks and agency resources.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Deliver new disability-inclusive health program (virtual health workshops, webinars, peer connection drop-in sessions and self-advocacy programming) tailored to people with disabilities and vulnerable to COVID-19.

Funded Amount: $33,994.00

Region: Toronto

Support Spanish-speaking people from Mexico, South and Central America with employment mentorship sessions, and monthly trans peer-led workshops.

Funded Amount: $38,950.40

Region: Toronto

Disseminate COVID-19 information through community outreach to Francophone families, also offering meals, a weekly health promotion webinar, virtual and legal support.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide daily delivery of meals to seniors and individuals with mobility challenges.

Funded Amount: $49,800.00

Region: Toronto

Offer check-ins, individual sessions related to mental health, spiritual and practical guidance, and delivery of groceries, meals and essential items to seniors and those living on low incomes.

Funded Amount: $20,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support local immigrant children, youth and seniors with care packages, social distance visits, virtual social activities and lectures. Also conduct check-in calls to seniors, others living alone or vulnerable to domestic abuse.

Funded Amount: $30,088.00

Region: York Region

Provide bicycle support to children and youth in Regent Park and St.James Town through pop-up events several times a week, offering safety checks and repair services. Also developing safe outdoor program for girls, trans and non-binary people.

Funded Amount: $8,500.00

Region: Toronto

Facilitate access to virtual technology for cognitively impaired seniors through weekly wellness programs, including social, educational, therapeutic recreation and physical activities.

Funded Amount: $24,963.00

Region: York Region

Deliver hot and nutritious meals, information pamphlets and PPE for high-need isolated seniors living in high-rise buildings who are mainly racialized and living on low incomes.

Funded Amount: $44,330.00

Region: Toronto

Provide food security to remote and vulnerable First Nations community members on Georgina Island by providing grocery cards.

Funded Amount: $75,000.00

Region: York Region

Support people moved from shelters to hotels and those living in transitional housing: purchase a cargo van to transport meals, food and program supplies for children -- activities include creation of book and toy libraries.

Funded Amount: $38,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support vulnerable seniors and people living with low income by providing fresh and frozen food and a dedicated iRide driver with vehicle and volunteer team to shop and do errands.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide webinars in African and Caribbean languages to Black individuals and ethnic communities to support coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. Volunteers also trained to support the Francophone community.

Funded Amount: $44,000.00

Region: GTA

Support the social inclusion and learning of vulnerable children under age six by assembling and distributing activity boxes and video activity guides.

Funded Amount: $40,250.00

Region: Toronto

Support diverse ethnoracial individuals living with HIV/AIDS:l adapt education, training, research, service coordination and advocacy tools, record virtual sessions and provide peer counselling and training.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide educational videos, counselling and virtual support for families of Asian background to access social services for settlement, disabilities, and special needs.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Peel, Toronto, York Region

Provide iPads, Amazon Echos and internet access to people living with intellectual disabilities so they can connect to loved ones and participate in virtual programming.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide care packages to individuals with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and mental health disorders, who are in extreme need of PPE.

Funded Amount: $35,000.00

Region: York Region

Support newcomers with fresh produce baskets, phone check-ins, online exercise/dance classes and with CAMH, video training for staff and individual support for survivors of domestic violence.

Funded Amount: $17,000.00

Region: Toronto

Minimize social isolation of low-income women through provision of tablets and internet for weekly conferencing.

Funded Amount: $10,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide supports to mothers and children with mental health challenges: online skills workshops, training on computers and mobile devices and in-person and virtual counselling.

Funded Amount: $35,556.00

Region: Peel

Provide information navigation support to South Asian newcomers: a phone line with recorded information and live language-specific Intake Specialists. Spread word through ethnic media.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Bring together sector representatives to meet with survivors of intimate partner violence to create a personal protection plan addressing safety needs and risks.

Funded Amount: $20,136.00

Region: Toronto

Provide support to youth through virtual mental health and addiction services, healthcare visits, case management, family visits, counselling, mentorship, spiritual care and life skills development.

Funded Amount: $18,075.00

Region: Toronto

Provide supports to adults with developmental disabilitiese who reside with aging caregivers through additional space to facilitate social distancing as in-person services re-open.

Funded Amount: $45,000.00

Region: GTA

Support racialized seniors with weekly deliveries of groceries and medical items, phone check-ins and mental health support calls, a workshop and online learning activities.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide educational supports to children who are newcomers: one-on-one online tutoring, painting and drawing, coding, yoga, dance and creative writing, and therapy for children with autism.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: York Region

Deliver virtual dance classes to seniors including those who are isolated and those with neurological conditions.

Funded Amount: $23,425.00

Region: GTA

Develop protocols and reconfigure spaces to create safe program spaces for adults with disabilities to receive virtual recreational and social programs and counselling sessions.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: York Region

Support the mental health and social inclusion of young people in priority neighbourhoods with wellness kits (arts-based activities and supplies, telephone supports, wellness check-ins, and workshops).

Funded Amount: $40,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support vulnerable residents by providing weekly take-away meals, outdoor physically-distanced drop-ins, and hiring and training three peers to assist with phone support and drop-ins.

Funded Amount: $18,200.00

Region: Toronto

Facilitate knowledge sharing and system navigation for newcomers and racialized communities: virtual counselling sessions, one-to-one phone calls, group sessions, connection to legal support.

Funded Amount: $49,976.00

Region: GTA

Provide emergency food and supports to racialized individuals, newcomers and seniors: food hampers, PPE, training for senior volunteers to provide remote check-ins, cell phone top-ups and laptops for staff.

Funded Amount: $52,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide a sports leadership development program for Black youth to develop leadership skills and meaningful connections. In partnership with Toronto Community Benefits Network, program includes training for peer mentors.

Funded Amount: $35,000.00

Region: Toronto

Engage volunteers through virtual training to respond to increased crisis call volumes: includes new education curriculum, moving training online and covering trainees' data / internet usage.

Funded Amount: $49,270.00

Region: Toronto

Provide hot meals to individuals' homes 3/week and a virtual socialization session every 2 weeks for vulnerable Black and ethnocultural Francophone youth.

Funded Amount: $42,000.00

Region: Toronto, Peel

Provide virtual academic support including online book club, engagement, math and art lessons to children.

Funded Amount: $30,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide children and adults with Down Syndrome with virtual speech programs, one-hour classes with teachers, video counselling and networking sessions.

Funded Amount: $40,000.00

Region: Peel

Purchase and prepare fresh produce bags/boxes, delivering meals to seniors and purchasing personal hygiene and cleaning supplies for vulnerable clients.

Funded Amount: $35,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide food access from two food bank sites five days a week, deliver a seniors meal program weekdays, and produce and package individual meals for home delivery.

Funded Amount: $49,300.00

Region: Peel

Offer a virtual leadership program for 2SLGBTQI youth: self-directed educational and skills-building activities online support student development of action plans for inclusion activities at school, virtual or in-person.

Funded Amount: $15,719.00

Region: Toronto

Provide online virtual programming: individual and group sessions, counselling and e-learning opportunities to promote community reintegration, personal well-being and community safety.

Funded Amount: $37,961.00

Region: Peel, York Region

Empower vulnerable women and girls who are experiencing domestic abuse through daily virtual one-on-one counselling, group counselling and workshop sessions.

Funded Amount: $41,526.00

Region: Toronto

Provide online counselling sessions and weekly webinars to people with epilepsy in the GTA, prioritizing those with poor seizure control and those experiencing low income and isolation.

Funded Amount: $36,560.00

Region: GTA

Support seniors and vulnerable individuals from the Eritrean community: cover essential communications costs -- data/ internet/ televisions and reimburse volunteers for transportation costs for meal delivery.

Funded Amount: $49,799.00

Region: Toronto

Provide grocery cards to women and their children accessing the shelter's Outreach Program, as well as additional “check-in” services.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support Indigenous youth by providing them with rent relief and gift cards.

Funded Amount: $71,771.00

Region: GTA

Deliver activity andhealth and wellness kits to seniors with physical and/or cognitive limitations, multiple chronic conditions and who are living with depression and anxiety.

Funded Amount: $25,500.00

Region: Toronto

Provide supports for vulnerable members of the Ethiopian community by providing food and legal services, home deliveries, psycho counselling services and weekly home care.

Funded Amount: $30,800.00

Region: GTA

Deliver take-out meals, snacks and beverages to seniors and elders experiencing homelessness or living in poverty at social housing units.

Funded Amount: $35,656.00

Region: Toronto

Provide virtual programs and services to support youth who have experienced abuse: laptops/cellphones/microphones for participation in Family Reconnect program, health services, harm reduction and employment programs.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support Muslim seniors: preparation and delivery of hot meals, monthly purchase and delivery of groceries, virtual counselling and group mental health counselling.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Peel, Toronto

Develop training material, resources and program for men to prevent family and interpersonal violence.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel

Provide mental health supports for refugees and newcomers with mental health challenges or survivors of gender-based violence: virtual therapy sessions, counselling, referral and navigation, consultation and safety planning.

Funded Amount: $31,935.00

Region: York Region

Support food security/reduce isolation of newcomers with impermanent immigration status: weekly food hampers in partnership with Second Harvest; creation of community cook book; online meetings and podcasts.

Funded Amount: $44,391.00

Region: GTA

Provide three meals per week to people in the Rexdale community experiencing food insecurity.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide meals to vulnerable and marginalized individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS, with a focus on seniors.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Enhance community engagement and system navigation for South Asian newcomers and Indigenous people: virtual platforms, phone, chat and text -- a partnership wtih TASSC and the Urban Alliance on Race Relations.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto, Peel

Support seniors, newcomers and visible minorities through virtual programs: volunteer-to-peer training, one-on-one phone sessions, health information workshops, exercise, yoga and dance classes, mental health support and COVID-19 information.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide healthy lunches, hygiene kits and cloth masks to people experiencing homelessness at a drop-in centre.

Funded Amount: $32,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support children and youth: working with volunteers to package and deliver local healthy food on a weekly basis, liaising with participating schools to assess needs and accept referrals.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel

Support reduced violence and high-risk behaviour by building trust and creating safe spaces/solutions: hire a project lead, to identify and supervise people with lived experience in distributing PPE, health information and hygiene kits.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Reduce social isolation for racialized seniors: providing culturally-appropriate online supports, training on use of technology and youth mentors to deliver essentials.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel

Support the mental health of 2SLGBTQ youth by developing and sharing resources that can be easily accessed to support the mental health challenges created by COVID-19.

Funded Amount: $31,500.00

Region: GTA

Provide online learning and literacy support to youth and adults in unstable employment via one-to-one tutoring, at-home learning kits, online learning events for groups and online readings.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide education supports to Anglophone, Francophone and black children and youth ages: include a Zoom online tutoring program where youth are paired with volunteers.

Funded Amount: $41,500.00

Region: Toronto

Support Indigenous individuals by setting up COVID-19 safety measures, namely plexiglass to allow for safe face-to-face connection while delivering programs and services.

Funded Amount: $60,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide support to LGBTQ2+ people, providing grocery and hygiene supplements, counselling sessions, as well as mental health supports and housing assistance.

Funded Amount: $22,222.00

Region: GTA

Support children with autism spectrum disorder by providing virtual training workshops with one-to-one follow up consultations for each family.

Funded Amount: $25,000.00

Region: GTA

Support girls and teenagers, including Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation girls, with food vouchers, food hampers (with The York Region Food Network), hot meals (with Feeding Canadian Kids), virtual wellness programs, and care packets.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: York Region

Provide weekly delivery of grocery cards to immigrants and refugees living in poverty.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel

Provide weekly hot meals and a Vietnamese COVID-19 newsletters to Vietnamese seniors who are immunocompromised or geographically isolated.

Funded Amount: $49,728.00

Region: York Region

Provide food supports to individuals living with low income, many of whom are of Southeast Asian origin: food hampers, and preparation and distribution take out meals.

Funded Amount: $23,070.00

Region: Toronto

Provide vulnerable families with groceries and care packages, as well as meals to the homeless in multiple locations.

Funded Amount: $5,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support immigrants and refugees: Good Food Boxes, grocery cards and meals, and working with the community to grow food. Initiatives in partnership with FoodShare Toronto, The Dale, Sistering and Four Winds.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide fresh food to support racialized seniors, includes delivering fresh food baskets twice a week, as well as healthy activities, books, masks and hygiene supplies.

Funded Amount: $35,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide food resources to low-income families, including single mothers and immigrants, through weekly drive-thru grocery hamper program at Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre, UofT, Paramount Centre in Mississauga and curbside delivery.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: GTA

Purchase industrial refrigerators to provide three meals a day for elderly men experiencing poverty and social isolation.

Funded Amount: $20,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support youth with mental illnesses and recovering from addiction through group and mini sessions, distribution of food and essentials, and service navigation assistance.

Funded Amount: $36,210.00

Region: Toronto

Provide information and navigation support for youth in the GTA through weekly connection and hiring staff to develop a social media outreach campaign.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Support South Asian seniors, including those with anxiety and depression, through yoga and meditation video streaming, group wellness and one-on-one sessions for people with specific needs.

Funded Amount: $49,024.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provide care baskets and virtual recreation therapy for individuals with serious mental illness living with family. Activities include bi-weekly delivery of baskets, weekly virtual peer group and one-on-one sessions.

Funded Amount: $30,000.00

Region: York Region

Increase staffing capacity and sanitary supplies for shelter supporting adults and seniors from equity-seeking backgrounds who have physical and/or mental disabilities.

Funded Amount: $39,715.00

Region: Toronto

Provide virtual or in-person single and short-term counselling sessions weekly to Asian youth in in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Offer art therapy sessions to seniors experiencing mental health distress: art techniques, connection to a psychotherapist and community resources, and risk assessment through Hope 24/7.

Funded Amount: $12,136.00

Region: Peel

Provide therapeutic supports for people grieving and professional caregivers during this pandemic. Includes weekly group therapy and individual one-to-one virtual sessions.

Funded Amount: $11,149.41

Region: York Region

Support seniors with palliative care needs, providing virtual counselling sessions, wellness checks, quarterly palliative care volunteer training and on-call telephone support.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Reduce social isolation for seniors, children and youth: providing counselling sessions, wellness checks, information sessions, virtual drop-ins, social activities and drop-offs of food and essentials.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: York Region

Purchase, package and distribute food items to people in Toronto living in poverty including children, seniors, homeless and Indigenous people.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Support isolated seniors with tablets and laptops; online fitness classes. And as a backbone organization: evaluate, develop and deliver training and technical support for virtual programming.

Funded Amount: $49,711.00

Region: York Region

Support families with food hampers including fresh and frozen food items and provide hygiene kits and indoor recreational activity supplies.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: GTA

Support pregnant and parenting youth through individual and group counselling sessions, info sessions and volunteer mentors.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide essential PPE and regular COVID updates to a population with medical disabilities, hydrocephalus and spina bifida.

Funded Amount: $15,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide supports to women, two-spirit, queer, trans, and non-binary individuals and their children experiencing violence: 24/7 virtual chat box, virtual shelter tour and volunteer database.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Peel

Provide job training for youth: developing social media profiles, a networking strategy; preparing for job hunt and interviews. Includes financial literacy and assessment of soft skills.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: National

Provide newcomers and racialized residents with cooked meals, delivery of food baskets, weekly check-ins with seniors and weekly and wellness sessions in English, Urdu and Arabic.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support vulnerable seniors and individuals with disabilities: check-ins, wellness calls, health education sessions, grocery delivery, weekly meals, counselling, home care and house cleaning.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support marginalized youth with tutoring services in senior math, science and accounting courses; monthly mentoring group sessions and individual matches to support progress.

Funded Amount: $45,859.00

Region: Toronto

Support individuals living in poverty in priority neighbourhoods by providing telephone assessments, volunteer training and food distribution through food banks.

Funded Amount: $9,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support the mental health and learning of youth living in poverty by providing psychotherapy, weekly leadership training, daily academic support and skills development.

Funded Amount: $43,750.00

Region: Peel

Engage and improve communication for seniors and families with youth by providing iPads, virtual one-on-one sessions with families and mentoring sessions with youth.

Funded Amount: $36,079.00

Region: Peel, Toronto

Support virtual learning and programs for Black secondary students and international college students: weekly tutorials and check-ins, workshops on various topics, and one-on-one support.

Funded Amount: $40,000.00

Region: GTA

Support seniors: phone assessments of food needs; recruitment and training of volunteers; purchase and preparation of fresh food and hygiene baskets and follow-ups with seniors.

Funded Amount: $49,924.00

Region: Toronto

Support seniors: includes delivery of tablets, games, online educational and social sessions, personal check-in calls and socialing and networking.

Funded Amount: $49,562.00

Region: Toronto

Provide virtual wrap-around supports for Black youth through one-to-one case management sessions, online workshops on various topics, guest speakers and social inclusion bbqs.

Funded Amount: $49,925.00

Region: Peel, Toronto

Develop on-line arts program for youth: training and mentorship in variety of media arts: photography, filmmaking, spoken word poetry and digital collage.

Funded Amount: $26,667.00

Region: GTA

Provide empowerment programming for girls including daily learning and social inclusion activities, weekly workshops on empowerment and self-care.

Funded Amount: $22,302.00

Region: Toronto

Support families with virtual workshops on various topics including transitioning from home to work and getting children ready to return to school, as well as one-on-one counselling.

Funded Amount: $5,379.00

Region: Peel

Deliver single-session counselling to people living with anxiety.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Develop an online platform including website and database to support families living in shelters in accessing the Furniture Depot remotely.

Funded Amount: $10,000.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Develop infrastructure, including facilities and databse, to provide Jewish seniors with grocery and medication deliveries.

Funded Amount: $26,666.67

Region: York Region,Toronto

Support people struggling with anxiety, fear and social isolation through one-on-one counselling by phone/video, monthly webinars on topics including stress management.

Funded Amount: $25,000.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Enable support of Jewish immigrants with information, resources and social services by moving intake, needs assessment, and settlement plan processes to an online platform.

Funded Amount: $32,358.22

Region: York Region, Toronto

Provide employment support to unemployed and underemployed through general information chats on programs and services, and connecting clients to consultants and social supports.

Funded Amount: $48,041.71

Region: GTA

Adapt current service delivery models to a virtual format, including The Bail Verification and Supervision Program, Anger Management (Resolve) Groups and Anti-Criminal Thinking groups.

Funded Amount: $37,000.00

Region: Peel

Support people leaving the Toronto South Detention Center through the purchase of a customized shipping container to provide in-person assessment and wrap-around services.

Funded Amount: $37,500.00

Region: Toronto

Offer a financial literacy program for Black youth focused on well-being and money management. Includes live virtual program sessions, e-learning portal, video activities and a workshop.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide employment support to racialized immigrants through resume critiques and employment assessments, one-on-one preparation sessions and follow-up.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Support Korean seniors through weekly delivery of meals, monthly delivery of medication, personal items and education booklets, and volunteer recruitment.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Support homeless youth with virtual yoga, meditation, health, education, housing and financial literacy workshops, weekly check-ins with case or housing manager and group counselling.

Funded Amount: $25,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide essential items and culturally-relevant information about COVID, wellness checks and referrals.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Offer overdose prevention support to people struggling with addiction, offering trained peer supporters with lived experience available via a toll-free phone line.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: York Region

Provide technology supports to seniors: loaning mobile devices with data connections and offering virtual classes in fitness, health and wellness, as well as one-on-one and group support.

Funded Amount: $25,000.00

Region: Toronto

Develop and distribute a resource guide on Francophone community resources, presenting the guide at a webinar reaching 1,000 Francophones.

Funded Amount: $30,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide access to digital technology: assessments to identify learning goals and technology needs, home delivery of learning packages,digital literacy classes and zoom sharing sessions.

Funded Amount: $46,499.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Offer summer camp for girls, including virtual programs, boxed activities, healthy snacks, phone counselling and in-person visits, tutoring and homework support when school returns.

Funded Amount: $40,000.00

Region: Peel

Provide physical activity and social connection to youth through a virtual platform combining live and pre-recorded sessions focused on skill development and on-and-off-court learnings.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide academic and social support to children with learning disabilities, including daily one-on-one academic support and a weekly virtual social skills group program.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel

Provide mental health support to vulnerable Chinese immigrants: consultant providing weekly phone assessments, information and referrrals, and psychotherapy sessions.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide COVID-19 screening to individuals dealing with complex mental health challenges, addictions and dementia through counselling, group therapy, peer support, and social events.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Support seniors by providing frozen meal deliveries, fresh food baskets, essential kits and support calls and care planning.

Funded Amount: $30,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide access to technology for racialized children and their families: refurbished laptops, workshops on coding, online safety and capacity building for parents to support online learning.

Funded Amount: $37,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support clients who have mental health and addictions challenges: ready-made meals monthly, fresh produce weekly and delivery of groceries to clients in congregate living houses.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide virtual engagement to Indigenous sex workers, offering biweekly sharing circle facilitated by an Elder and weekly virtual art sessions.

Funded Amount: $66,200.00

Region: Toronto

Conduct outreach to marginalized women, creating communicatons materials and researching and connecting with cultural associations.

Funded Amount: $16,184.00

Region: Toronto

Hire a social worker to provide one-on-one counselling to seniors who identify as Black, Caribbean or African.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel

Increase local food production for Filipino and Afro-Caribbean individuals, supplying fresh produce to families, webinars on nutrition and deploying volunteer community gardeners.

Funded Amount: $41,585.00

Region: Toronto

Provide a virtual Youth Outreach Program for Hispanic youth through weekly webinars, check-in calls and counselling sessions, including mental health and educational services.

Funded Amount: $31,750.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Support Afro-Caribbean community: online information sessions on jobs, resume-writing and interviewing, telephone supports, computer training, mental health and wellness and culture.

Funded Amount: $26,000.00

Region: York Region

Support isolated Chinese seniors: distributing Mid-Autumn Festival hampers with program information and resources; recruiting, training and mobilizing volunteers for weekly chats.

Funded Amount: $46,120.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Deliver arts workshops to South Asian seniors through a collaboration with Indus Community Services -- includes technology purchases, additional personnel and wages.

Funded Amount: $23,973.79

Region: Peel

Provide individuals who are 2SLGBTQ+, African, Caribbean, Black or use substances with psychotherapy over phone or video.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel

Support Syrian refugee children through food literacy, STEM (science; technology; engineering; mathematics) workshops and mindfulness classes.

Funded Amount: $39,200.00

Region: Toronto

Support newcomer women experiencing domestic abuse and at home with their abuser virtual supportive counselling, phone support, referrals, safety plans and grocery cards.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel

Support individuals who may be ineligible for governmental benefits, with essential supports, including delivery of grocery cards, food hampers and resource navigation support by phone.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Peel, Toronto

Provide mental health and well-being support to Indigenous and homeless people through culturally-appropriate peer group talking circles, elder involvement and social forum.

Funded Amount: $79,400.00

Region: GTA

Provide emergency food hampers for Aboriginal people and conduct a culturally-sensitive data analysis of COVID-19 emergency response.

Funded Amount: $75,000.00

Region: GTA

Support newcomers by delivering programs on key employability skills and financial literacy, health topics, online yoga and meditation and a weekly virtual conversation circle.

Funded Amount: $34,451.50

Region: Toronto

Offer online outreach and deliver food also to those on a low-income or with mental health.

Funded Amount: $10,000.00

Region: York Region

Collaboration with Black mental health organization Across Boundaries to expand access to community and clinical services for 135 young Black people and adults grappling with isolation and uncertainty brought on by COVID-19.

Funded Amount: $48,530.00

Region: Toronto, Peel Region

Offer ESL newcomers weekly workshops:creative writing, drama, spoken word and other creative platforms using zoom workshops and meetings with facilitators.

Funded Amount: $26,032.00

Region: Toronto

Expand the reach of financial empowerment program, providing one-on-one counselling and seminars for low income and marginalized people to apply for benefits and manage finances.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Improve social connection for isolated seniors via daily telephone and video sessions focused on different topics as well as provide a platform for culturally-specific social opportunities.

Funded Amount: $20,000.00

Region: Toronto

Hire an Equity and Access Facilitator, develop an information hub, conduct a mapping of culturally competent VAW-informed supports and explore virtual trauma-informed programming.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support vulnerable individuals experiencing mental health issues in by providing counselling sessions and support group sessions.

Funded Amount: $49,500.00

Region: York Region

Provide various supports: setting up a community response centre to prepare and deliver meals, groceries and other essentials; connect isolated seniors through teleconference calls.

Funded Amount: $42,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support girls and women who have experienced domestic violence by engaging with community leaders to distribute relevant resources and provide online counselling sessions.

Funded Amount: $30,589.00

Region: Toronto, Peel

Provide access to information and technology for Somali, Amharic and Arabic-speaking children, youth through a COVID-19 information hotline, computer loan and support, and meet and greet.

Funded Amount: $48,140.00

Region: Toronto

Support Black children, youth, seniors by developing a web-based resource to share Black History and heritage, including webinars and an online tour of Amherstburg Freedom Museum.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide language-specific employment support to racialized immigrants including "Know Your Rights" virtual information sessions, income supports, in partnership with the Workers Action Center.

Funded Amount: $46,281.00

Region: GTA

Provide grocery cards to families with a child with cancer to help ease the financial burdens associated with food shopping.

Funded Amount: $8,000.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provide mobility and accessibility equipment to support families who are facing increased challenges due to the COVID19 crisis.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide food access to families through weekly delivery of locally-sourced vegetable baskets to homes or a church-affiliated drop point in collaboration with the Salvation Army.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: York Region

Support children and youth involved in the criminal justice system, providing virtual needs assessments, personalized programs, one-on-one wellness checks and group webinars.

Funded Amount: $33,684.00

Region: Toronto

Provide educational supports to African immigrants: tablets and other educational resources, online tutoring for children, training on tech platforms and weekly virtual counselling and mentoring.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel

Provide "Learn at Home kits" (tools, activities to support mental health) to youth transitioning to post-secondary school, and develop an "Education Bank" for supplies, books or games.

Funded Amount: $8,000.00

Region: Toronto

Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre deliver food hampers and follow-up check-ins to residents with health-related vulnerabilities to COVID-19.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support seniors and individuals by adapting program to deliver food to vulnerable Parkdale residents during COVID.

Funded Amount: $27,100.00

Region: Toronto

Offer adult literacy program to vulnerable seniors, elders and racialized people by providing telephone crisis counselling and information navigation, remote one-to-one and group learning.

Funded Amount: $48,750.00

Region: Toronto

Parya Trillium Foundation will support 2,250 adults over a year who are mainly newcomers, youth, and seniors to continue to access their services by transitioning to virtual platforms in order to provide on a weekly basis 265 settlement sessions, 14 mental health and wellness sessions, 9 computer classes, 3 social media classes and 15 resume and job help sessions

Funded Amount: $36,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide supports related to the justice system for Black and racialized youth and families: hire a Black Mental Health Crisis Support Worker to deliver programs and court referral services.

Funded Amount: $49,100.00

Region: Toronto

Provide social inclusion and learning supports to children and youth under the care of Peel Children's Aid Society through virtual summer camps, virtual OSAP clinics and a youth forum website.

Funded Amount: $33,333.00

Region: Peel

Deliver essential supports to children and youth living in poverty by providing grocery cards, pharmacy cards and masks.

Funded Amount: $24,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide food hampers to vulnerable families and individuals. Through partnership with Mississauga Food back, community leaders will distribute, sort and deliver food hampers.

Funded Amount: $44,311.00

Region: Peel

Provide health and wellness boxes (culturally-appropriate food and essentials) to South Asian women facing domestic abuse, and access to technology and virtual counselling sessions.

Funded Amount: $26,500.00

Region: Toronto

Provide free legal advice and legal drafting: by hiring a part-time COVID-19 Legal Response Hotline lawyer to increase awareness of PBO’s legal services and develope resources and staffing.

Funded Amount: $49,073.00

Region: Toronto

Provide supports for individuals with intellectual disabilities to navigate the COVID-19 world: learning activities, one-on-one coaching, group activities, peer networking and referrals.

Funded Amount: $25,731.00

Region: Toronto

Connect professional artists with youth in shelters for one-to-one interdisciplinary arts mentorship, activating curiosity and joy alongside creative skill-building.

Funded Amount: $25,000.00

Region: Toronto

Reduce social isolation of South Asian seniors by provididing android tablets with data plans and an easy-to-use messaging app to support connection to family and friends.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel

Provide home-cooked, culturally-specific food to seniors of Caribbean descent who have mobility restrictions, also recruiting and training volunteers to support delivery of meals.

Funded Amount: $42,000.00

Region: Peel

Provide a summer respite day camp for individuals with developmental disabilities and complex needs:visiting parks, open-ended activities,life skills training, arts & crafts, and practicing proper hygiene.

Funded Amount: $35,000.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Support refugee and immigrant women by providing grocery hampers,grocery cards, online individual and group counselling, online learning and information sessions on financial assistance.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Yorke Region, Toronto

Hire a community health worker to support people experiencing homelessness: hygiene supplies, harm reduction kits, grocery cards, and case management and online system navigation.

Funded Amount: $37,500.00

Region: Toronto

Provide life skills workshops to Black youth: cooking, financial literacy, work readiness, back-to-school, storytelling in Black culture and mental health group sessions.

Funded Amount: $31,620.00

Region: Peel

Support 2SLGBTQ+ program and safe-space for youth: peer support, case management, referrals and community engagement and education.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Implement a COVID-19 preparedness plan to support staff and volunteers in offering services: infection prevention measures, social distancing, communication and training.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide necessities to vulnerable individuals, including racialized people and seniors, by providing hampers with halal, vegetarian and vegan food and other essentials.

Funded Amount: $75,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide virtual support to immigrant and refugee women: loaning out refurbished laptops, providing temporary internet access and subscribing to secure online program system.

Funded Amount: $49,021.00

Region: Toronto

Provide mental health support for Black, African and Caribbean men who have experienced abuse: hire counsellor to provide culturally-appropriate individual and group clinical services.

Funded Amount: $44,203.00

Region: Peel

Support people with life-threatening, chronic illness or compromised immune system by coordinating volunteer drivers to deliver food pantry hampers and groceries.

Funded Amount: $25,000.00

Region: York Region

Improve the accessibility of the Crime Prevention Management System to support vulnerable children and youth through virtual tutoring sessions and inclusion activities.

Funded Amount: $30,850.00

Region: Peel

Provide cooked meals and grocery/restaurant cards to individuals experiencing homelessness or living in poverty.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide supports for family caregivers of children/adults with developmental disabilities: online psycho-educational sessions, caregiver peer support groups and online recreational group for children.

Funded Amount: $43,249.00

Region: Toronto

Increase local food security by providing access to community gardens, greenhouse, and Aquaponics, as well online gardening workshops and virtual meetups.

Funded Amount: $39,669.00

Region: Toronto

Offer an online wellness program for Black, Indigenous and racialized youth: 16 facilitated workshops focused on health and well-being delivered by professional and emerging artists.

Funded Amount: $5,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide a food truck soup kitchen to 1,000 seniors and vulnerable communities across Scarborough Southwest in three different locations five days a week, over two months.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide a food program for students, adults and seniors: preparing, packaging and delivering hot meals daily, as well as doing grocery shopping and delivery as needed.

Funded Amount: $30,310.00

Region: Toronto

Support racialized immigrants who are homeless or have mental illness: daily hot meals, counselling sessions, referrals and check-ins, hygiene kits and survival kits, and visits to seniors.

Funded Amount: $35,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide health and social supports to seniors, caregivers through weekly intake,information and referrals, home safety assessments, wellness baskets, and virtual and in-home visits.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Support isolated seniors with culturally-appropriate food, ethnic hot meals,protective face masks, hand gloves and sanitizer, communications and information sessions on health and safety.

Funded Amount: $48,874.80

Region: Peel

Support isolated seniors with enhanced virtual recreation programs, as well as support calls, loan of devices, and delivery of activity kits to ensure full participation.

Funded Amount: $25,800.00

Region: Peel

Provide therapeutic and wellness supports to homeless or precariously housed wait list applicants through a peer support program of virtual contacts and distribution of self-care kits.

Funded Amount: $43,350.00

Region: Peel

Shift service operations for newcomers from a grocery store shopping model to a carry-out food hamper service; retrofit space for safe operation.

Funded Amount: $32,400.00

Region: Peel

Provide virtual group programs for BIPOC women with eating disorders.

Funded Amount: $34,067.00

Region: Toronto, Ontario

Hire a full-time mental health counsellor to support vulnerable women and transgender individuals experiencing increased mental challenges, including initial assessment.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Collaborate with Art Reach, Lifted By Purpose and Maamwizadaa to provide mental health supports to youth: telehealth counselling, online resources, training and care packs.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support individuals and families through virtual one-on-one and group counselling, virtual wellness activities, wellness checks, referrals and information sessions.

Funded Amount: $20,701.00

Region: GTA

Support racialized children and youth with disabilities: needs assessment, activity/homework packets, customized toolkits, virtual respite and mentorship sessions and weekly check-ins.

Funded Amount: $48,950.00

Region: GTA

Support social connection of South Asian and East Asian seniors through an integrated online program using various platforms to deliver exercise, yoga, arts and crafts and cooking classes.

Funded Amount: $30,185.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provide emergency support to immigrants in Toronto through grocery cards for household items and personal hygiene kits.

Funded Amount: $48,520.00

Region: Toronto

Support the well-being, resiliency and social inclusion amongst Black youth and musicians through virtual music learning and mentorship sessions and capacity-building workshops.

Funded Amount: $30,244.00

Region: Toronto

Connect isolated South Asian seniors by providing technology devices, recreation kits, and an enhanced digital platform for virtual recreation programs and support calls.

Funded Amount: $22,222.00

Region: Peel

Support homeless and underhoused individuals with mental health and substance use issues: pilot a mobile outreach program -- meals, hygiene kits, water, case management and counselling.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide food and social supports to seniors: meal delivery, grocery pick-up, wellness calls and programs, and online classes -- Spanish, ASL, music recitals, yoga and basic cooking skills.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Create food and hygiene packages for seniors for delivery to local TCHC building.

Funded Amount: $20,000.00

Region: Toronto

Deliver grocery cards and PPE to individuals with low incomes who are residing in Toronto Community Housing.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Conduct on-site COVID-19 testing and follow-up services in partnership with local health and support partners for adult and senior residents with complex physical and mental health issues.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Offer recreational and social programs for seniors and elders including daily zoom classes of yoga, aerobics and dancing.

Funded Amount: $15,545.00

Region: Toronto

Support people with serious mental illness: virtual and in-person social/recreational groups, screening and social distancing in the drop-in, video/telephone support calls, take-home meals.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide food resources to children, youth and newcomers: fresh food boxes, grocery cards, educational content related to food skills and nutrition, including a weekly gift bag with supplies.

Funded Amount: $37,580.00

Region: Toronto

Support newcomers or people with mental illnesses: virtual sessions to connect, interactive activities, food vouchers and toiletries, and virtual counselling sessions.

Funded Amount: $47,343.35

Region: Toronto

Provide academic and learning opportunities to children from through storytelling and arts activities.

Funded Amount: $38,940.00

Region: Toronto

Support women who are homeless and have mental health and substance issues: mental health wellness check-ins, social distance activities, exercise and meditation, virtual groups and meals.

Funded Amount: $48,940.00

Region: Toronto

Ensure that homeless individuals can access supports and services through a screening station offering personal care and hygiene items and harm reduction supplies.

Funded Amount: $48,500.00

Region: Toronto

Create a virtual youth space for Black children and youth with weekly programs (online fitness, cooking, homework support, daily check-ins) delivered by youth mentors, who receive training.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Deliver food, essentials and learning devices (including training) to Filipino, Chinese and Vietnamese single-parent families who have experienced gender-based violence and vulnerable seniors.

Funded Amount: $49,600.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provide supports for caregivers of children and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities: remote sessions, learning and social activities, coffee chats and learning aids.

Funded Amount: $49,646.00

Region: GTA

Support the self-care and self-expression of refugee youth: arts, mental health and fitness sessions, in-person outdoor physical activity and online art exhibit showcasing youth photography.

Funded Amount: $38,528.00

Region: Peel

Provide food vouchers, personal care items and technology for digital access for Black youth. Project includes facilitating spaces for youth to come together and share resilience and coping skills.

Funded Amount: $47,000.00

Region: Toronto

Collaborative of four agencies serving Continental African communities will deliver a combination of food access, mental health and system navigation services that are culturally appropriate to those impacted by COVID-19. Agencies include: York Regional Alliance of African Canadian Communities; Ghanaian-Canadian Association of Ontario; Vaughan African Canadian Association; Rwandan Community Covid-19 Response Collaborative.

Funded Amount: $158,280.00

Region: City of Toronto/York Region

Support service navigation for Tamil immigrants: promote existing resources, create linguistically and culturally sensitive-tools, information telephone line and offer virtual mental health supports.

Funded Amount: $49,920.00

Region: Toronto

Provide mental health support to vulnerable newcomers (youth, seniors, women and girls) through weekly virtual counselling sessions and social meetings.

Funded Amount: $40,000.00

Region: Peel, Toronto

Provide grocery cards to people with disabilities.

Funded Amount: $3,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide immediate crisis support by hiring an on-site trauma counsellor to provide mental health support and resources.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support people experiencing homelessness and Indigenous people: develop Community Health Worker cohort and simple SMS-based assessment and response tool with virtual tracking.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide virtual community care to newcomers and racialized people living in poverty. Funding will support quality of working space and cleaning during COVID-19.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide mental health and well-being supports to social service agency workers, particularly those without health benefits: online workshop, a support module on mindfulness and peer support.

Funded Amount: $39,951.00

Region: Toronto

Support children and youth by delivering books to essential service providers: food banks, shelters, medical clinics and EarlyOn Centres.

Funded Amount: $15,000.00

Region: Toronto

Prepare meals to be packaged into food baskets for vulnerable seniors and those with underlying medical conditions.

Funded Amount: $37,917.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provide connection for youth: online programming, online mentoring, referral services, and support for various online games, arts and crafts, workouts and learning opportunities.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Peel

Provide grief and loss counselling support. In partnership with Etobicoke Services for seniors, the Hospice will offer support to seniors through group sessions and end of life planning seminar.

Funded Amount: $40,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide technology aids (laptops, headsets, software and computer applications)to offer virtual counselling, social and learning activities for women who have recently been incarcerated.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Deliver arts program in film and photography production to children and youth through zoom workshops.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Deliver fresh and non-perishable food, household and personal products in collaboration with The Food Bank of York Region, particularly for unemployed and isolated seniors.

Funded Amount: $49,785.43

Region: York Region

Provide breakfast bags over a month to children and youth through breakfast club pop-up.

Funded Amount: $10,000.00

Region: York Region

Provide virtual therapy for queer and trans-identified youth to address anxiety and challenges related to gender identity and sexual orientation.

Funded Amount: $17,626.00

Region: GTA

Provide mental health support through an Indigenous framework by delivering an online workshop series and booklets on: anger management, spirituality, addictions, and managing stress.

Funded Amount: $75,000.00

Region: Peel

Provide mental health support to women with substance use and/or mental health issues, as well as their families, through trauma-informed virtual group sessions and individual counselling.

Funded Amount: $17,073.00

Region: GTA

Hire a social worker to support adolescent mothers and their children by providing virtual counselling, case management and group mental health and wellness programming.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide monthly deliveries of culturally-appropriate food to individuals who are food insecure.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Peel

Support newcomer women and LGBTQ2S+: virtual workshops on systems navigation, on-line education resources, financial benefits, telephone check-ins, one-on-one and groups sessions, and grocery cards.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support Black women of African ancestry who are breast cancer survivors: virtual counselling sessions, dance or exercise classes, musical therapy and coaching on return to treatment.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel, Toronto

Expand food bank service to 5 days/week and provide virtual social activities and remote and in-person counselling sessions.

Funded Amount: $30,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide virtual counselling sessions via live chat and text for women experiencing physical, emotional, verbal, sexual, financial, or other kinds of abuse.

Funded Amount: $49,496.00

Region: GTA

Provide weekly appointments with the Food Bank Director to assess needs and provide food and essential items to newcomers living in poverty.

Funded Amount: $41,500.00

Region: Toronto

Provide monthly delivery of food, food vouchers, clothing and furniture for people experiencing poverty.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Peel

Provide food support to children and youth by purchasing storage sheds to store equipment and supplies, freeing up space to install a walk-in fridge for fresh food.

Funded Amount: $20,854.00

Region: Peel

Support people who are food insecure by providing monthly food staples that are fresh and perishable, as well as vouchers to purchase clothing and household items at the thrift store.

Funded Amount: $4,500.00

Region: Toronto

Support people living in poverty through delivery of take-away meals, food hampers and emotional support and referrals for new mothers.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Mitigate stresses of families affected by HIV: offering diapers, grocery cards, transit tokens and clothing, and delivering virtual groups for parents and youth, and counselling by phone/video.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support seniors from the Black, African and Caribbean community: hire a social worker to conduct counselling, educational groups, and life skills sessions. Deliver food hampers and meals.

Funded Amount: $49,908.00

Region: Toronto

Support homeless and addicted individuals: hire peer support workers to work with those on wait list (assess needs, connect to resources and provide naloxone kits, hygiene products and hot meals.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: GTA

Provide grocery cards, supportive counselling and COVID-19 information and resources in different languages to newcomers and immigrants that are food insecure and living in poverty.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide virtual counselling sessions via phone, video or in-person to street-involved youth.

Funded Amount: $46,528.00

Region: Toronto

Provide food to vulnerable immigrants: Hire a project coordinator and three community members to use community garden bounty to prepare and deliver culturally-appropriate meals.

Funded Amount: $48,988.00

Region: Toronto

Expand Caring Connection, a 12-week remote program for regular support of women: food security, finances, information and navigation, social inclusion, shelter, personal safety, mental health, and employment assistance.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide social support to immigrant Iranian children through arts and crafts workshops, Persian folklore, storytelling, music, dance and health and hygiene information.

Funded Amount: $39,956.00

Region: GTA

Support racialized individuals by purchasing food at reduced rates, creating culturally-relevant food hampers and children's craft supplies and renting truck for delivery.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide supports to isolated Chinese seniors through online recreational classes, talks and a tele-care team that regularly calls to keep in touch and provide help if needed.

Funded Amount: $36,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide food support for children and youth. In partnership with TDSB, purchase food in bulk to be delivered in a refrigerated truck to identified schools, where volunteers package emergency weekend meal kits.

Funded Amount: $30,000.00

Region: Toronto

Utilize volunteers to provide assistance with grocery and essential needs shopping, prescription pick up service for seniors and people living with low income.

Funded Amount: $40,000.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provide online body healing workshops with a guest facilitator for Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC) and trans survivors of sexual violence.

Funded Amount: $45,985.00

Region: Toronto

Mitigate the risks and allow social distancing for in-person services for refugees at Romero House -- includes hotel rooms for isolation, as well as cleaning and re-furbishing to enable walk-ins.

Funded Amount: $13,200.00

Region: Toronto

Expand frontline outreach and Indigenous cultural support: meal program, one-on-one cultural and spiritual peer support, Indigenous cultural and spiritual teachings, and distribution of PPE.

Funded Amount: $71,330.00

Region: Toronto

Support survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence by offering medical, forensic and counselling services, treatment of injuries, safety planning and referrals to community services.

Funded Amount: $44,444.00

Region: Peel, Toronto

Support youth who are charged with a criminal offence by developing a mobile application to continue existing supports on a virtual basis, in partnership with TPS, CAMH and U of T.

Funded Amount: $46,000.00

Region: Toronto

Provide weekly delivery of meals and food vouchers to vulnerable clients including elderly and people with low income.

Funded Amount: $32,238.00

Region: Toronto

Provide various supports to children and seniors, including weekly activities and games, workshops for adults, and check-in phone calls and whatsap text messages.

Funded Amount: $25,000.00

Region: GTA

Support children and seniors living with low income who are food insecure through the delivery of boxes of Kosher food.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support women and girls by providing peer counselling and service navigation, professional coaching, group learning and support workshops and resilience and financial wellness training.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Support children and youth of Black, Muslim, Tamil and Filipino communities dealing with mental health issues: peer support, group mentoring, culturally and linguistically appropriate information and youth leadership training.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Support Black youth and seniors by providing a combination of in-person art in public spaces, art classes via zoom as well as delivery of art and food security kits.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support the mental health of youth including Black youth living in low income neighbourhoods through virtual training workshops.

Funded Amount: $36,000.00

Region: Toronto

Support individuals/seniors living with disabilities and/or mental illness: in-home assessments, grocery shopping and delivery, meal preparation, medication pick up, hoarding support and wellness checks.

Funded Amount: $49,369.00

Region: Toronto

Provide food support for Vietnamese seniors with disabilities and/or chronic diseases: conducting assessments, recruiting and training Vietnamese-speaking volunteers for fresh food delivery.

Funded Amount: $23,419.00

Region: Toronto

Provide technology support to Italian immigrants: Ipads for loan, virtual digital literacy group classes, free Wifi zones and online educational workshops on telehealth services and financial management.

Funded Amount: $35,000.00

Region: Toronto

Purchase, package and deliver food to immigrants and newcomers from South Asia, the Caribbean and Africa.

Funded Amount: $49,900.00

Region: Peel

Provide a virtual parenting program for parents of young children through weekly group sessions which include topics such as child development, child behaviour and parent self-care.

Funded Amount: $27,131.00

Region: Peel

Provide essentials to racialized people living in poverty by providing meals daily, producing masks, engaging drivers for deliveries and coordinating with grocery stores and pharmacies.

Funded Amount: $49,275.00

Region: Peel

Support racialized individuals through a 24/7 crisis support line for immediate referrals for food, counselling, transportation to appointments, and health and hygiene products.

Funded Amount: $49,908.00

Region: Toronto

Create a new outreach program to provide support and essential needs to low income seniors who cannot attend in-person services.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Deliver hygiene products, culturally-appropriate food, and conduct virtual health and fitness workshops for isolated Bengali- speaking seniors.

Funded Amount: $45,465.00

Region: Toronto

Support individuals by delivering food boxes and essential items, canvassing the neighbourhood for needs, phone check-ins and a monthly virtual cooking class.

Funded Amount: $48,696.00

Region: Toronto

Deliver webinars to male youth from LGBTQS+ and racialized communities on different topics that based on existing White Ribbon GBV prevention content.

Funded Amount: $45,000.00

Region: GTA

Provide PPE and daily professional cleaning services to Indigenous seniors and individuals.

Funded Amount: $75,000.00

Region: Toronto

Offer a Camp@Home program to children and youth: two hours of daily interactive programming including online cabins with small break out groups hosted by a live camp counsellor.

Funded Amount: $10,000.00

Region: GTA

Support women and single mothers, many of whom have experienced gender-based violence, through virtual online groups providing help on finances, career and challenges.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: York Region

Reach women who are experiencing domestic or gender-based violence: develop outreach campaign and packages, conduct consultation sessions with survivors in priority neighbourhoods.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Offer peer-led support for Black trans and non-binary people through virtual sessions on the socail determinants of health, access to a food bank, primary health care and virtual mental health support.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: GTA

Support youth who have experienced sexual violence, trafficking: develop an online chat service, train staff and volunteers, deliver virtual group series on self-care, provide financial support for essentials, and launch a social media campaign.

Funded Amount: $49,300.00

Region: York Region

Provide food handling training to line staff and volunteers,directly supporting vulnerable residents via video/phone, including information on hygiene and sanitization.

Funded Amount: $41,702.38

Region: Toronto

Support women who have experienced domestic violence or abuse: legal support and information related to family law; accompaniment to family court and support through the court process.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: York Region

Support seniors and newcomers: delivery of dry food baskets and vegetable food boxes, and connection to online programs by providing mobile device/tablets, internet access and training.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Arrange and deliver Good Food Boxes at affordable rates over to people living with low incomes and who are food insecure.

Funded Amount: $49,830.00

Region: York Region

Provide essential support to pregnant and parenting young mothers: hire a project coordinator and support staff to prepare and deliver emergency family care packages (formula, food, hygiene products).

Funded Amount: $48,700.00

Region: York Region

Provide in-home care and support for individuals with disabilities or mental illnesses: 1,000 hours of respite for families, grocery cards, Good Food Boxes and Meals on Wheels, transit support and care packages for those in the E Crisis Bed Program.

Funded Amount: $31,000.00

Region: York Region

Support vulnerable youth in navigating the mental health system by providing client sessions, case conferences with referrals, integrated care case review meetings and virtual supports.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provide educational supports to vulnerable children and teens: online group and one-on-one tutoring sessions,online mentor-tutor training sessions, and a tutorial on Google classrooms.

Funded Amount: $49,939.00

Region: Toronto, York Region

Provide activities for children, youth and adults through workshops on health and wellness, daily online instructional support by certified teachers and online wraparound support through a COVID-19 hotline.

Funded Amount: $35,088.00

Region: Toronto

Provide mental health support to vulnerable and homeless youth: psychological associate to provide on-site consultation and training to team, conduct assessments and provide individual therapy.

Funded Amount: $16,320.00

Region: GTA

Support children and youth through weekly virtual and walk-in counselling sessions and monthly wrap-around and developmental services.

Funded Amount: $50,000.00

Region: Toronto

Programs funded by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program:

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Increases number and frequency of virtual supports for isolated seniors to improve mental wellbeing.

Region: Peel

Provides weekly virtual sharing circles to reduce isolation and provide information about COVID-19. The program will also provide basic hygiene supplies for isolated senior women.

Region: Toronto

Provides nutritious groceries to vulnerable Indigenous seniors and grocery cards to those who are mobile.

Region: Toronto

Provides bi-weekly delivery of groceries and other supplies to isolated seniors in the Bangladeshi community.

Region: Toronto

Increases online supports to improve connection and mental health, and continues regular seniors programming remotely.

Region: Toronto

Modifies current programming to include virtual visits and increased support during home visits (including meals, groceries, medication, and cognitive and social programming) and uses existing infrastructure to deliver food across rural areas. Also helps sustain transportation services in a program that is struggling in a fee-for-service model.

Region: Peel

Provides culturally appropriate food to isolated seniors of the South Asian community.

Region: Toronto

Keeps isolated, vulnerable seniors and marginalized individuals safe and supported by delivering meals, groceries, medication and other essential items, as well as providing transportation, counselling support and care coordination.

Region: Toronto

Provides nutritious meals designed by a qualified dietician, and delivery of packaged groceries to isolated Chinese seniors.

Region: York Region

Provides hot meals, food, and vitamins to isolated Francophone seniors.

Region: Peel

Provides food and other essentials, and offers adapted outreach and referral services for needs assessment and mental health supports.

Region: York Region

Provides grocery cards and transportation for Elders and senior residents of Georgian Island to purchase food and pick up medication.

Region: York Region

Enables expansion of the Meals on Wheels program to include additional food and essential items.

Region: Toronto

Expands program for seniors experiencing vision loss to address food insecurity arising from COVID-19. Includes phone check-ins, shopping by volunteers and financial assistance for groceries.

Region: Toronto

Provides delivery of meals and groceries to isolated, low-income seniors.

Region: Toronto

Delivers 200 food packages to low-income, racialized seniors.

Region: GTA

Ensures vulnerable newcomer seniors have access to groceries and other essentials, and provides a virtual platform for access to programming.

Region: Toronto

Develops online training modules for volunteer recruitment and training, and enables expansion of services as demand for calls and online support grows.

Region: Toronto

Expands meal provision in response to growing demand and addresses the need for additional packaging, refrigeration and food processing.

Region: Peel

Translates services to an online format for virtual support, designed to reduce isolation and improve mental health.

Region: Toronto

Provides grocery cards, delivery and transitional supports, including PPE, as well as cultural and spiritual support for Indigenous clients, staff and volunteers.

Region: Toronto

Delivers meals to clients of the supportive housing agency.

Region: Toronto

Provides additional staff to address growing need for phone-based grief and other forms of counselling, and to support food, technology, transportation and medication needs where identified.

Region: York Region

Provides tablets and home activity kits to ensure seniors maintain virtual connection and access online programming.

Region: Peel

Provides culturally relevant in-home support for Islamic seniors, including food, cleaning supplies, and medication.

Region: York Region

Provides a virtual platform for needs assessment and mental health supports, as well as delivery of medication, food and other essential items.

Region: Toronto

Provides transportation, food, protective and sanitation supplies, medication and other home care services for Islamic/South Asian seniors.

Region: Peel

Provides access to healthy, culturally-appropriate food, in addition to wrap-around health and social supports.

Region: Toronto

Enables expansion of Meals on Wheels services to increase frequency and include emergency food kits and sanitary products for vulnerable seniors of the Jewish community who have kosher dietary restrictions.

Region: GTA

Provides virtual check-ins, meal and grocery delivery and support with other essentials to Korean seniors in their mother tongue.

Region: Toronto

Enables expansion of current food security program to respond to increased demand for groceries for isolated seniors.

Region: Peel

Delivers meals, food hampers and essentials to vulnerable isolated seniors.

Region: Toronto

Enables adaptation of programming to offer virtual supports to seniors who are isolated and struggling with mental health issues, and expand to deliver culturally-appropriate food items.

Region: Peel

Increases virtual programming for isolated seniors in Malvern and North East Scarborough. to include mental health and physical wellbeing supports and needs assessment.

Region: Toronto

Expands culturally-relevant food delivery to frail South Asian seniors, and offers increased support of medication delivery, incontinence and hygiene kits, as well as virtual support.

Region: Peel

Provides one kosher meal per day to seniors with intellectual disabilities who live alone and enables increased telephone access to social workers.

Region: York Region

Provides hot meal delivery twice a week for vulnerable seniors from the Black, African and Caribbean population.

Region: Peel

Addresses social isolation and food security by providing hot meals and friendly phone calls to vulnerable seniors in Georgina.

Region: York Region

Delivers groceries, culturally-appropriate hot meals and sanitization supplies to Tamil seniors.

Region: Peel

Enables adaptation of current services for virtual delivery via Zoom, WhatsApp and other language-specific apps.

Region: York Region

Provides tablets and new virtual programming to address isolation.

Region: Peel

Enables expansion of programming to provide virtual services and culturally appropriate meal delivery for immobile seniors and grocery cards for others.

Region: Toronto

Provides meal and grocery delivery, as well as virtual wellness checks for vulnerable seniors.

Region: Toronto

Enables adaptation of services to a virtual format to ensure seniors stay socially connected, receive food delivery, prescription assistance and transportation to medical appointments.

Region: Toronto

Enables expansion of the agency’s Friendly Phone program to meet the growing need for social connection, and to support access to other required services.

Region: Toronto

Provides emergency food hampers for vulnerable seniors from equity-seeking groups residing in underserved areas (Flemingdon Park, Thorncliffe Park and St. James Town).

Region: Toronto

Provides culturally relevant meal delivery service for Caribbean and African seniors.

Region: York Region

Provides culturally-specific food as well as medical and hygiene supplies for isolated seniors.

Region: Toronto

Delivers food hampers and/or vouchers to vulnerable and racialized seniors in Malton and Brampton.

Region: Peel

Provides grocery cards and pickup and delivery services to Indigenous senior residents of Wigwamen Terrace and throughout Toronto.

Region: Toronto

Provides delivery of emergency food baskets to isolated seniors.

Region: York Region

 

Programs funded by the Government of Canada’s Reaching Home investments:

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Provides wage compensation to frontline staff in shelters, recognizing the greater risk to exposure to COVID-19 and stabilizing staffing.

Region: Richmond Hill, Markham

Covers additional costs for signage and health and safety needs as programs re-open.

Region: Richmond Hill, Markham, Vaughan

Provides wage compensation to frontline staff in shelters, recognizing the greater risk to exposure to COVID-19 and stabilizing staffing.

Region: East Gwillimbury

Provides grocery cards and tablets for seniors recently moved from shelters to permanent housing.

Region: York Region

Engages landlords and a Housing First approach to rapidly re-house homeless individuals and families. Collaborative including 360 Kids, Salvation Army, Sandgate Women's Shelter, Yellow Brick House, CMHA-York Region and LOFT Community Services

Region: York Region

Supports temporary essential services for those sleeping rough, including showers and toilets, hygiene supplies, meals and staff.

Region: Newmarket

Provides positive social inclusion opportunities for people experiencing homelessness, including art therapy, yoga, personal care and telephone check-ins.

Region: Newmarket

Collects and delivers donated furniture to families in need.

Region: York Region

Expands Reintegration Program on evenings and weekends for urgent needs of those recently returning to community

Region: York Region

Supports full-capacity 7 days/week outreach including staffing, food, personal and outdoor essentials.

Region: York Region

Provides wage compensation to frontline staff in shelters, recognizing the greater risk to exposure to COVID-19 and stabilizing staffing.

Region: Markham

Implements temporary services to those sleeping rough: access to showers, bathroom, hygiene supplies, a hot meal and take away meal, and staff for referrals.

Region: Richmond Hill

Provides wage compensation to frontline staff in shelters, recognizing the greater risk to exposure to COVID-19 and stabilizing staffing.

Region: Sutton, Newmarket

Provides second stage housing and wrap-around supports, including case management to individuals leaving transitional shelter.

Region: York Region

Returns shelter to full capacity by constructing four pods in each room.

Region: Sutton

Provides wage compensation to frontline staff in shelters, recognizing the greater risk to exposure to COVID-19 and stabilizing staffing.

Region: Sutton, Newmarket

Establishes a transitional shelter for women and their children fleeing violence and needing to isolate before tansitioning into shelter system or housing.

Region: York Region

Provides tablets to individuals in isolation so they can continue to receive virtual support.

Region: York Region

Provides hotel rooms for families. thereby freeing up space for transitional shelter and to meet social distancing measures.

Region: East Gwillimbury

Faith collaborative provides meals five nights/week for people experiencing homelessness.

Region: Newmarket

Provides wage compensation to frontline staff in shelters, recognizing the greater risk to exposure to COVID-19 and stabilizing staffing.

Region: Aurora, Markham