Welcome to the Community Knowledge Centre

The Community Knowledge Centre is a searchable resource that connects you to the outstanding community organizations who are working on the solutions to the issues identified in the Toronto’s Vital Signs Report.

Through video and prose, it presents a story of positive transformation taking place in our city and provides viewers with an opportunity to get involved.

Be inspired by compelling stories. Be informed of innovative work. Be responsive to the needs.

Delta Family Resource Centre

Delta Family Resource Centre, a non-profit community organization, envisions a healthy and empowered community where families and children thrive. A multi-ethnic, multi-site organization situated in...

CTI Canadian Training Institute

Our mission is to enhance the effectiveness of client services delivered by criminal justice and other integrated behavioural health services through training, networking, collaborative action,...

St. Stephen's Community House

St. Stephen’s Community House is a unique, community-based social service agency that has been serving the needs of Kensington Market and other neighbourhoods in Toronto since 1962. We are dedicated...

Ronald McDonald House Toronto

To provide a ‘home away from home’ for seriously ill children and their families to heal better together.

Literature for Life

We help marginalized young moms develop a practice of reading in order to access opportunities and achieve economic stability.

Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation

Wellspring is a network of community-based centres that provide support and information, at no charge, to individuals and families living with cancer.
Girls Night Out! Smoke-free Leadership Camp

Newcomer Women's Services Toronto

Newcomer Women's Services Toronto (NEW) has been delivering educational and employment opportunities for immigrant women and their children for over 30 years. We believe strong women build a...

Pathways to Education Canada

Where you live shouldn’t determine your success in school. But in many cases, it does. Pathways to Education Canada is a charitable organization that helps youth in low-income communities graduate...

Children's Peace Theatre

Children’s Peace Theatre is committed to creating a culture of peace and transformative justice by engaging children and youth through the practice of art and theatre.

Art City in St. James Town

St. James Town is a dynamic, diverse community with a need for additional social engagement. By providing art-based experiences and learning opportunities for young people, regardless of their skill...

Interval House

Interval House provides a continuum of services that enable abused women and children to have access to safe shelter and responsive services that help them establish lives free from violence. The...

Distress Centres

Distress Centres is to create an emotional safety net for the vulnerable and at risk in our community.

CUE

CUE is a radical, arts initiative enabling young marginalized artists to develop art project proposals, produce, and exhibit their visions within an intimate and supportive community framework.

Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention

Founded in 1989, the Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP) continues to work under the guidance of its motto, “Because All Black People’s Lives Are Important”. This stands as a reminder of...

Findhelp Information Services

Findhelp is a lead provider of information and referral services in Ontario and across Canada. We connect people and agencies to human services and the social services system and assist all clients.

The Pollution Probe Foundation

Pollution Probe is a national, non-profit organization that exists to improve the health and well-being of Canadians by advancing policy that achieves positive, tangible environmental change.

SkyWorks Charitable Foundation

SkyWorks is a catalyst, advocate and participant in social change through community-centred film making and public engagement. We work with communities to make documentary films that deal with...
Limitless Heights mural, 2013, Lawrence Heights Community Recreation Centre

Art Starts

Art Starts inspires and cultivates social change by bringing professional artists and Toronto residents together to create community-building art projects in all artistic disciplines.

East Scarborough Storefront

East Scarborough is a safe, well-educated and prosperous community. The Storefront contributes to making the impossible possible by providing accessible sites for community members of all ages and...
CBN HomeCBN @ TIBS

Community Bicycle Network

Over the last 21 years, CBN has proved to be a truly community focused organization that provides a unique educational-retail environment that serves as a new paradigm for community bike shops....

Learning Enrichment Foundation

The Learning Enrichment Foundation (LEF) was formed more than 30 years ago in response to the needs of the former City of York. Since its inception LEF has developed a mix of program and services...

Earthroots Fund

Earthroots is a leading grassroots environmental organization dedicated to the preservation of Ontario’s wilderness, wildlife, and watersheds through research, education and action. We work in...

Art Gallery of Ontario

We bring people together with art to see, experience and understand the world in new ways.
North Etobicoke youth participants in Exploring Creativity in DepthYouth graffiti artist Kirk with his artwork displayed at Arts Etobicoke

Arts Etobicoke

Celebrating 40 years, Arts Etobicoke is a not-for-profit community arts council located in a beautiful storefront gallery in the heart of Islington Village.

Variety Village

Variety Village promotes appreciation, interaction, empowerment and inclusion. We facilitate the achievement of life goals for people with disabilities through sports, fitness, wellness, awareness,...
The Honourable Michael Chan & Peter Aceto part of the UNITY CrewUNITY Featured in Maclean's Magazine

UNITY Charity

MISSION - UNITY Charity engages and empowers youth to be role models and leaders in their communities. UNITY engages youth 10 to 18 by implementing school and community programs helping youth...
CBN HomeCBN @ TIBS

Community Bicycle Network

Over the last 21 years, CBN has proved to be a truly community focused organization that provides a unique educational-retail environment that serves as a new paradigm for community bike shops....
CBN HomeCBN @ TIBS

Community Bicycle Network

Over the last 21 years, CBN has proved to be a truly community focused organization that provides a unique educational-retail environment that serves as a new paradigm for community bike shops....
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