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.

Eva's Initiatives for Homeless Youth

Eva’s Initiatives works locally and nationally to prevent, reduce, and end youth homelessness. Eva's provides youth (ages 16-24) with emergency and transitional housing, harm reduction services...

The PACT Urban Peace Program

The PACT Urban Peace Program is an award-winning, result driven and cost conscious registered Canadian charity dedicated to working with, supporting and empowering under served and at-risk youth, as...
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...

Dusk Dances

Dusk Dances is a curated dance event that brings high quality contemporary and traditional dance to public parks.
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...

Camp Oochigeas

Camp Oochigeas is a privately funded, volunteer based organization that provides kids with cancer and kids affected by childhood cancer with a unique opportunity for growth through challenging, fun,...
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Common Ground Co-operative

Common Ground Co-operative’s mission is to bring together talent, knowledge and expertise found in existing institutions, agencies, businesses and other community groups to support the creation and...
Music Therapist and client Frankie

Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund

We promote, develop and support music therapy services and research in order to restore, maintain and improve the mental, physical and emotional health of Canadians.

Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre

Supporting our neighbours, especially those who face economic and/or social barriers, to enrich their lives and the life of our community.
Good Food BoxCommunity Gardens


Since 1985, FoodShare Toronto has worked to model a food system that is sustainable and accessible for everyone. Our programs concentrate in four key areas – schools, growing, cooking, and fresh...

Literature for Life

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

Toronto ACORN

Toronto ACORN is the local affiliate of ACORN Canada, an independent national organization of low and moderate income families.

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...

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...

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services improves health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities. We do this by facilitating access to services...

The PACT Urban Peace Program

The PACT Urban Peace Program is an award-winning, result driven and cost conscious registered Canadian charity dedicated to working with, supporting and empowering under served and at-risk youth, as...

The Redwood

The Redwood exists to support women and their children to live free from domestic abuse by providing safe, accessible services that will help them reach their goals. We operate within an anti-racist...

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.

Junior Achievement of Central Ontario

To inspire and educate young Canadians to experience free enterprise, understand business and economics, and develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills.
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Arts for Children and Youth

Our mission is to ally with high priority communities and empower marginalized children and youth by engaging them in hands-on, community and school based arts education programs that respect...

Moorelands Community Services

At Moorelands, we recognize the inherent value of all children and youth. We work with Toronto children and youth affected by poverty, to provide them with positive and fun experiences to help...

Diaspora Dialogues Charitable Society

Diaspora Dialogues supports the creation and presentation of new fiction, poetry and drama that reflect the complexity of the city through the eyes of its richly diverse writers.

Central Toronto Youth Services

Through a process of engagement and relationship building, Central Toronto Youth Services (CTYS) serves youth who have a range of mental health needs.
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Renascent Foundation Inc.

Renascent facilitates recovery, education and prevention relating to alcohol and drug addictions through a continuum of abstinence-based programs and services for individuals, families and...

Ronald McDonald House Toronto

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

Jumblies Theatre

Jumblies makes art in everyday and unexpected places, with, for and about the people and stories found there.

Workman Arts Project of Ontario

Workman Arts Project of Ontario (Workman Arts) facilitates aspiring, emerging and established artists with mental illness and addiction issues to develop and refine their art form through its arts...

Sustainability Network

Our mission is to enrich Canadian environmental leaders and non-profit organizations through programs, services and support that help them increase their capacity to lead, manage and strategize. The...