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.

Future Possibilities Canada Inc

To inspire and empower children, aged 9-12, from diverse, underserved Canadian communities to practice Possibility Thinking, and to become leaders by creating meaningful Goals of Contribution, both...

OCASI - Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants

OCASI is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors. Its membership is comprised of more than 200 community-based organizations in the province of Ontario, with more than 60% of...

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.

Jane/Finch Community and Family Centre

Jane/Finch Community and Family Centre is a community based organization driven by passion, innovation and a strong commitment to social justice, community engagement and collaboration.

The Children's Book Bank

The mission of The Children’s Book Bank is to provide free books and literacy support to children in high-needs neighbourhoods across Toronto by recycling gently-used children's books and making...

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...
Two young cancer patients wearing their bravery beadsChildhood cancer patient with chemo demonstration doll

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...
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Green Thumbs Growing Kids

Our mission is to educate and engage children and youth with nature and food through the use of school learning gardens and other public spaces.

Gilda's Club Greater Toronto

The mission of Gilda's Club Greater Toronto is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. Emotional and social...

The Living City Foundation

The Living City® Foundation is the fundraising and charitable arm of Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA). The Foundation exists to connect, engage, and inspire people to donate to support TRCA...

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.

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...

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) boldly champions the free expression rights of journalists and media workers around the world. In Canada, we monitor, defend and promote free...

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,...

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...

North York Community House

To support our diverse community to achieve its goals, and to enhance the strength and resilience of our neighbourhoods.
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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.

Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs

To provide a safe, supportive place where the children and youth of Regent Park, Cabbagetown, downtown east and Trinity-Bellwoods can connect with mentors, each other, and their community to...

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir

Tafelmusik’s vision is to be a centre of excellence in period performance for generations to come. To sustain this vision, Tafelmusik is now developing artists and audiences for the future through...


For more than 10 years, CivicAction has played the role of neutral sandbox, bringing together senior executives and rising leaders from all sectors to tackle challenges facing the Greater Toronto and...

Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs

To provide a safe, supportive place where the children and youth of Regent Park, Cabbagetown, downtown east and Trinity-Bellwoods can connect with mentors, each other, and their community to...


CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and...

Greenest City

Greenest City is a community-based charitable organization dedicated to building healthy, inclusive neighbourhoods through community gardening and the celebration of food.

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) is a professional dance organization that creates and presents works on a local, national and international scale.
Harnessing Canada's Diversity for Peace at Home & AbroadOur community-based programs help young Canadians of all backgrounds bridge divides

The Mosaic Institute

​The Mosaic Institute is a “think and do” tank that harnesses the diversity of Canada's people to build a stronger, more inclusive Canada, and promote peace all around the world. Using original...
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.
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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...

Mentoring Junior 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...