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.

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Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario

Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) champions childhood cancer care. When a child is battling cancer, we ensure that child, and family, have lifelong access to the best care for the best...

Toronto City Mission

Toronto City Mission has existed since 1879 to demonstrate God's love and bring hope to families impacted by poverty. Our purpose is to build strong relationships with our community members and...

LEAF (Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests)

LEAF works to protect and enhance our urban forest. Our mission is to raise public awareness, foster a sense of ownership, engage diverse communities, provide educational tools and resources and...

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Canada - Toronto & Central Ontario

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children living with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experiences with hope, strength and joy.

Toronto City Mission

Toronto City Mission has existed since 1879 to demonstrate God's love and bring hope to families impacted by poverty. Our purpose is to build strong relationships with our community members and...
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Lake Ontario Waterkeeper

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper is a federally registered charity working to restore swimmability, drinkability and fishability to Lake Ontario.

Luminato Festival

Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts & Creativity, is an annual, international, multi-disciplinary arts Festival, which reflects the diverse character of the City of Toronto and aims to engage the...

Scarborough Arts

Scarborough Arts develops, delivers and promotes arts programming and cultural initiatives in collaboration and partnership with the community. We bring artists to the community and the community to...

Scadding Court Community Centre

Scadding Court Community Centre (SCCC) is a multiservice, community-based organization located in downtown-west Toronto. SCCC’s mandate is to “support and foster the well being of individuals,...
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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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EcoSpark Environmental Organization

Ecospark empowers people to take an active role in restoring and sustaining their local environment. We give communities the tools for education, monitoring and influencing positive change.
Woman stands in front of the YWCA Toronto logo, beside the words "I came to... join the movement"Girls at the YWCA Toronto Girls Centre in Scarborough

YWCA Toronto

YWCA Toronto transforms the lives of women and girls through services and programs that promote equality, economic security and lives free from violence.

Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Centre

The Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Centre is dedicated to building upon the strengths and vision of community members to improve the quality of life in the Christie Ossington community.

Dixon Hall

We are community partners in creating opportunities for people of all ages to dream, to achieve and to live full and rewarding lives.

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...

YMCA of Greater Toronto

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a charity offering opportunities for personal growth, community involvement and leadership.

Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities

Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities is dedicated to meeting the holistic health needs of the communities of Scarborough by addressing many aspects of health including physical, mental, social...

SPRINT Senior Care

We began caring for seniors and enabling seniors to care for themselves in 1983. We continue to do so today as an accredited, not-for-profit community support service agency in Toronto by offering a...

Scarborough Arts

Scarborough Arts develops, delivers and promotes arts programming and cultural initiatives in collaboration and partnership with the community. We bring artists to the community and the community to...

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...

Geneva Centre for Autism

Our Vision is Successful Community Inclusion. Our Mission is to empower individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families, to fully participate in their communities.
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WoodGreen

WoodGreen Community Services enhances self-sufficiency, promotes well-being and reduces poverty through innovative solutions to critical social needs.

Harmony Movement / Harmony Education Foundation

Harmony Movement was founded with a mandate to promote harmony and equity in Canada. Our mission is to advocate equity, diversity and inclusion by educating and empowering youth to become leaders for...

Canadian Diabetes Association

To lead the fight against diabetes by helping people with diabetes live healthy lives while we work to find a cure.

SPRINT Senior Care

We began caring for seniors and enabling seniors to care for themselves in 1983. We continue to do so today as an accredited, not-for-profit community support service agency in Toronto by offering a...

The Psychology Foundation of Canada

Sharing sound psychological knowledge to better people’s lives. The Psychology Foundation translates leading psychological research into state-of-the-art programs to promote mental health across the...

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...

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...
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