Home support

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Here is a potpourri of programs and services to help you live independently in your own home.

Better Living Health and Community Services

Adult day program, apartment building with affordable housing for seniors, assisted transportation, beginners’ Mandarin, bistro, book club, bridge, building bones and balance, caregiver support, carpet bowling, case management, chair yoga, Chinese dancercise, computer club, computer training, creative arts, day trips, diabetes prevention and management, discussion group, documentary film club, English conversation group, falls prevention, French conversation, friendly visiting in person or by phone or email, fruit and vegetable box delivery, gentle fit, hand crafts group, help placing and receiving Grocery Gateway orders, home maintenance, home support, hospice services, information and referral, lawn care, line dance, long term care, mah jongg, mature driver refresh workshop, meals on wheels, men’s shed, mindfulness meditation, movies, Nia fit, paper craft, photography club, snow removal, social work, socials, Spanish conversation, special events, strength and stretch, tai chi, telephone security checks, therapeutic touch.
1 Overland Drive, Toronto M3C 2C3
Near Don Mills Rd and Lawrence Ave E.

Dixon Hall

Senior programs: adult day program, Alzheimer day program, arts and crafts, assisted transportation, bingo, calligraphy, caregiver relief, client intervention and assistance, community meals, day trips, fitness, food hampers, home support, jewellery making, meals on wheels, mosaic art, outings, outreach to Mandarin-speaking seniors, pot luck lunches, stained glass, support for people precariously housed, supportive housing, telephone reassurance. For seniors 55+.
58 Sumach St, Toronto M5A 3J7
Near Queen St E and River St.

ESS Support Services (Etobicoke Services for Seniors)

Adult day program, assisted transportation, caregiver support, chair yoga and meditation, Daystrom Seniors Club, falls prevention, fitness, friendly visiting, gentle fit, group lunches, home support, in-home respite care, mobile food bank, overnight respite, social programs, telephone reassurance and security check. Multiple locations.
2245 Lawrence Ave W., Toronto M9P 3W3
Near Royal York Rd

Friendly Neighbour Hotline

University Health Network’s OpenLab helps vulnerable seniors by mobilizing volunteers to deliver groceries, foodbank items and other household essentials. The service gives priority to seniors living in low-income housing.

Front or side door garbage collection

For Toronto residents who need help getting garbage and recycling bins to the curb. Application must be signed by your physician.

Homemakers and nurses services

For Toronto residents who need assistance with household activities of daily living, and who have limited financial resources. You may need to pay a portion of the cost.


Adult day programs, art projects, assisted transportation, book club, cardio fit, care planning, chair fit, chair yoga, companionship telephone calls, craft group, day trips, educational workshops, foot care, gentle fit, grocery delivery, group dining, Home at Last support for transition from hospital to home, home support, indoor walking club, line dance, meals on wheels, outings, overnight and respite support, physiotherapy, sensory lending library, special events, stretch and strength., tai chi, tuck shop, Zumba Gold. Multiple locations in Downsview.

North York Seniors Centre

Active living centre, adult day program, arts and culture programs, arts room, assisted transportation, café, caregiver support, fitness centre, fitness classes, friendly visiting, health and wellness services, home support, information and referral, lifelong learning classes, multicultural social groups, recreation and leisure activities, safety assessments, social club, special events, telephone reassurance, travel opportunities.
21 Hendon Ave, Toronto M2M 4G8
Near Finch Ave and Yonge St.

Reconnect Community Health Services

Senior programs: addictions supportive housing, adult day program, assisted transportation, case management, crisis outreach services for seniors, fitness, home help and respite care, line dancing, meals on wheels, mental health caregiving support, mental health support, primary care, psychogeriatric assertive community treatment team, recreational programs, seniors case management, sewing and alteration, short-term crisis bed, social programs, walking club. Multiple locations in west Toronto.
1281 St Clair Ave W, Toronto M6E 1B8
Near Dufferin St


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