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.

CultureLink Settlement Services

CultureLink is a settlement organization that is both old and new. We have over 25 years’ experience in developing and delivering settlement services to meet the needs of diverse communities. Our...
TIFF Bell Lightbox—Canada's home for film cultureCinema at TIFF Bell Lightbox

TIFF

TIFF is a charitable organization with a mission to transform the way people see the world, through film. By providing children and youth from under-served communities with access to free...
LOW LogoMark Mattson collects a water sample

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper is a federally registered charity working to restore swimmability, drinkability and fishability to Lake Ontario.
Community Living Toronto's vision is one where everyone belongs and we help each other reach for our dreams.

Community Living Toronto

Community Living Toronto provides meaningful and accessible ways for children, youth and adults who have an intellectual disability to participate in their community, as well as supporting families.
The Art Gallery of Ontario along Dundas Street at night.

Art Gallery of Ontario

We bring people together with art to see, experience and understand the world in new ways.

Oolagen

Oolagen's mission is to listen, engage, assist and empower youth and families in recognizing their strengths, expanding their capabilities and enhancing their wellbeing and mental health.

Ronald McDonald House Toronto

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

Gardiner Museum

The Gardiner Museum celebrates the art of ceramics and engages local and international audiences by promoting understanding of the long history of people crafting in clay. Through the display of its...
PPT founder Barbara Cadbury

Planned Parenthood Toronto

Planned Parenthood Toronto is a Community Health Centre located in Downtown Toronto. We serve youth with a focus on sexual and reproductive health.

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...

White Ribbon Canada

White Ribbon is the world's largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity.

The Remix Project

The Remix Project was created in order to help level the playing field for young people from disadvantaged, marginalized and under served communities. Our programs and services serve youth who are...
Youth Access

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Soulpepper’s artistic mission is to create a home in Canada’s largest city for the great dramatic works of our collective cultural inheritance; to develop the audience of the future; to encourage the...

Ophea

Ophea is a charity working toward an Ontario where all 2 million children and youth have the knowledge and skills they need to make informed choices about their health and well-being.

Regent Park Focus Youth Media Arts Centre

Community-based New Media, Radio, and Television Arts Broadcasting Centre dedicated to best practices in training and mentorship of youth in broadcasting and digital arts.

Success Beyond Limits Education Program

To improve educational outcomes, expand possibilities, and provide support to youth in Jane and Finch along their individual paths to success.

Broad Reach Foundation for Youth Leaders

Broad Reach Foundation’s mandate is to advance the life and leadership skills of disadvantaged teens from vulnerable communities through the sport, science and mastery of sailing.

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.

Mentoring Juniors Kids Organization

MJKO is a charitable organization that promotes positive and healthy lifestyle choices through mentoring and leadership training in a safe and encouraging environment. Our goal is to create a sense...

The Boundless School

Boundless is dedicated to improving the lives of youth at risk through the provision of high school education, character development and through outdoor leadership and teamwork.
PPT founder Barbara Cadbury

Planned Parenthood Toronto

Planned Parenthood Toronto is a Community Health Centre located in Downtown Toronto. We serve youth with a focus on sexual and reproductive health.

The Regent Park School of Music

The Regent Park School of Music gives children and youth aged 3-18 from high-risk low income neighbourhoods in Toronto the chance of a music education that will help them do well in school, raise...
Growing the Future, a Small Change Funded project by Greenest City in Toronto, Ontario.Water, Boots and Bugs: Engaging Young Citizen Scientists, a Small Change Funded Project by EcoSpark in Toronto, Ontario.

Small Change Fund

Founded in Toronto in 2009, Small Change Fund has been strengthening the capacity of people and organizations to build lasting change from the ground up. We support important community projects that...
Cahoots Theatre Company - Theatre in Full ColourImage of paper SERIES ensemble, 2011. Photo by Richard Lee

Cahoots Theatre Projects

Cahoots Theatre investigates and examines the complexities of diversity through the creation and production of new theatre works, development of professional artists and the engagement of communities...
LOW LogoMark Mattson collects a water sample

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper

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

The Remix Project

The Remix Project was created in order to help level the playing field for young people from disadvantaged, marginalized and under served communities. Our programs and services serve youth who are...
Findhelp Information Services (Findhelp) is a charitable, nonprofit agency providing public access to information about community and social services through help lines, web directories, and specialized tools and training to help people find help.

Findhelp Information Services

Findhelp Information Services (Findhelp) is a charitable, nonprofit agency providing public access to information about community and social services through help lines, web directories, and...

Jane's Walk

Jane’s Walk mission: Walkable neighbourhoods, urban literacy, cities planned for and by people. Jane's Walk is a project of Tides Canada Initiatives Society, a registered charity.
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