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Food banks, free or low cost meals, Meals on Wheels, group dining (also called congregate dining).

Applegrove Community Complex

Senior programs: food access support, telephone visits. For seniors 55+.
60 Woodfield Rd., Toronto M4L 2W6
Near Coxwell Ave. and Queen St. E.
416-461-8143

Bernard Betel Centre

Free online programming through Zoom or Facebook Live: art appreciation, computer workshop, cooking club, creative writing, drawing and acrylic painting, gentle fitness, morning energizer fitness, French conversation, guided mindful meditation, improv comedy, memoir writing, memory boosters, news and views, cultural program for Russian speakers, English conversation club, Shizen Ha (Japanese tai chi), educational workshops. Seniors’ Centre Without Walls programming through conference calls: fun and games, radio hour, Russian-speaking discussion group. Chiropody clinic, kosher meals on wheels. For seniors 55+.
1003 Steeles Ave W, Toronto M2R 3T6
Near Bathurst St
416-225-2112

Better Living Health and Community Services

During the pandemic, the following services are cancelled: Adult Day Program onsite at 1 Overland Drive, Better Living Community Centre onsite programs at 1 Overland Drive – Virtual Programs options are available, Caregiver Support Groups onsite at all locations, Community Group Exercise and Falls Prevention onsite programs located throughout the community, Community Programs onsite at 5 Deauville Lane, Community Fitness and Falls Prevention onsite classes located throughout the community, Facility rentals at all locations, Grief and Bereavement Support Groups at all locations, Membership Programs onsite at 1 Overland Drive – Virtual Programs options are available. The following essential services are still being provided in modified form: Adult Day Program – In-Home Respite Visits to current Adult Day Program Clients, Better Living Community Centre (Membership) – Daily virtual active living programs, Bereavement Support – Virtual Counselling Services, Case Management and Social Work Support – Being done via phone, Community Hospice – Virtual Visiting Services, Friendly Visiting – Virtual Visiting Services, Grocery Delivery, Home Maintenance Services – Lawn and Garden Care and Essential Home Maintenance and Repair Services, Home Support Services – Regular Home Support Services resumed on June 15th, 2020 (There is a wait list for new Home Support clients), Meals on Wheels, Medication Reminders and Prescription Pick up/Delivery, PalCare Education Services – hosting virtual education sessions, Personal Support Services, Transportation Services – essential medical rides and grocery shopping, Wellness Checks – regular check in calls to see how you are doing.
1 Overland Drive, Toronto M3C 2C3
Near Don Mills Rd and Lawrence Ave E.
416-447-7244

Diners Club

Join other seniors for lunch at a variety of locations, including several restaurants. Entertainment offered at some locations. Transportation is provided. Program run by East York Meals on Wheels for residents of East York.
416-424-3324

Dixon Hall

Senior programs: meals on wheels, telephone reassurance, online programs. For seniors 55+.
58 Sumach St, Toronto M5A 3J7
Near Queen St E and River St.
416-863-0499

Eastview Neighbourhood Community Centre

Senior programs: contact Centre for details during pandemic. Emergency food bank.
86 Blake St, Toronto M4J 3C9
Near Danforth Ave and Pape Ave

ESS Support Services (Etobicoke Services for Seniors)

Programs operating during the pandemic, with precautions and restrictions: Adult day services operating part-time for small groups; virtual programs for those who cannot attend, assisted transportation for medical appointments and grocery delivery, home support, in-home respite care, overnight respite care, telephone reassurance. Programs suspended but telephone or virtual support available: caregiver support in-person group, Daystrom Seniors Club, falls prevention and exercise classes, group outings, seniors’ lunch program, .volunteer visiting. Multiple locations.
2245 Lawrence Ave W., Toronto M9P 3W3
Near Royal York Rd
416-243-0127

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