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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

Senior in-person programs: assisted transportation, grocery delivery, home maintenance services, home support services, in-home respite visits to adult day program clients, meals on wheels, personal support services, prescription pickup and delivery. Senior virtual programs: beginner Mandarin, bereavement support, bingo, bone fitness, book club, building bones and balance, case management and social work support, chair pilates, chair yoga, community hospice, computer club, core and flexibility fitness, creative expression, dance fitness, education sessions, English conversation for Chinese speakers, French conversation, friendly visiting, functional fitness, gentle fitness, gentle yoga, handicrafts for Chiinese speakers, hatha yoga, health information sessions, healthy heart and body balance, intermediate Spanish, kinesiology service, low impact fitness for Chinese speakers, medical reminders, men's group, mindfulness meditation, music therapy, photography club, pilates, stay strong, telephone wellness checks, therapeutic touch self-care, total body conditioning, Zumba Gold, zumba toning.
1 Overland Drive, Toronto M3C 2C3
Near Don Mills Rd and Lawrence Ave E.

ESS Support Services (Etobicoke Services for Seniors)

Senior in-person programs: assisted transportation, grocery delivery service, home support in selected seniors residences in Etobicoke, in-home respite program, overnight respite program , small group fitness classes. Senior in-person and virtual programs: adult day services, caregiver support group. Senior virtual programs: caregiver education and support, falls prevention classes, fitness classes, friendly visiting by telephone, health and wellness programs, morning movement class, seated yoga and meditation. 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.


Senior in-person programs: adult day programs, art projects, book club, craft group, foot care and nail care, grocery delivery, assisted transportation, Home at Last support transitioning from hospital to home, home support, meals on wheels, overnight and respite support, physiotherapy, special events.Senior in-person and virtual programs: bingo, cardio fitness, chair fitness, chair yoga, gentle fitness, social group, Zumba Gold. Senior virtual programs: cardio fitness, line dancing, trivia and games. Multiple locations in Downsview.

North York Seniors Centre

Senior in-person programs: assisted transportation, grocery shopping and delivery, home support, outdoor walking group. Senior virtual telephone and Zoom-based programs: balance exercise, bingo, book club, chair yoga, coffee and chat, games and trivia, healthy bones fitness, information workshops, mindful daily living, pilates, social club, Spanish club, storytelling, stretch and strength, telephone reassurance, word games.
21 Hendon Ave, Toronto M2M 4G8
Near Finch Ave and Yonge St.

Senior Persons Living Connected

Senior in-person programs: active living centre, addiction support, adult day program, assisted transportation, meals on wheels, on-site fresh fruits and vegetables market, outdoor walking club for Chinese speakers, personal care and homemaking, restaurant and meal delivery. Senior in-person and virtual programs: care management. Senior virtual programs: art classes, caregiver support group in Cantonese, chat group for men aged 55+, Chinese karaoke, counseling and support, English conversation groups, friendly telephone checks, games, mindful meditation, social group for Sri Lankan community, support groups in Korean, Mandarin and Tamil, technology assistance, wellness groups in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, yoga.
3333 Finch Ave. East, Toronto M1W 2R9
Near Warden Ave

Sidewalk snow-clearing

City of Toronto will clear your sidewalk for free if you are over 65, and no relatives under 65 live with you. Service available in any area where sidewalks cannot be plowed.


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