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.

New Leaf Yoga Foundation

New Leaf Yoga Foundation is a charitable organization supporting the empowerment and well-being of youth by making mindfulness and yoga-based practices accessible in some of the least-serviced...

Project Canoe

We use the outdoors, including wilderness canoe trips, to create a transformative environment in which our youth develop life skills, social competencies, and resiliency, thereby fostering their own...
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...
Neighbourhood Information Post

Neighbourhood Information Post (NIP)

The mission of NIP To provide programs and services that make it possible for all marginalized and socially isolated people in our community to live a stable, quality life in a suitable home by:...

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.
Transformative learning experiences for a sustainable futureConnecting Citizens with Important Water Events in Their Lives

Ecologos

Ecologos is a network of 2500 volunteers, advisors and supporters who produce and deliver transformative water experiences to nurture a more water-sustainable future. At Ecologos we promote a...
ACORN Affordable Housing Forum at The 519ACORN 100 Parkway Forest Dr protest landlord Timbercreek

Toronto ACORN

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

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...
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...
Encouraging words from kids to other kids at the Boost CYAC

Boost Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention

At Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre® we are committed to eliminating abuse and violence toward children and youth between 3 to 17 years of age, and supporting families through difficult times...
Strong Women Overcoming Violence

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

The Barbra Schlifer Clinic offers legal representation, professional counselling and multilingual interpretation to women who have experienced violence.

For Youth Initiative (FYI)

For Youth Initiative is an organization that is committed to creating healthy communities by increasing life-chances of youth at-risk. We do this through the provision of empowering programs and...

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.

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...
Renascent - The road to recovery starts hereRenascent History

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...

Casey House

Casey House is a specialty HIV/AIDS hospital with inpatient and community programming, including home care and outreach programs.
Variety Village, members and friends.Member and staff in the Fieldhouse.

Variety Village

The mission of Variety Village is to transform lives for people. Variety Village achieves this mission through promoting appreciation, interaction, empowerment and inclusion. We facilitate the...
http://www.moorelands.ca/image of child soaring;children;youth;poverty reduction

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...

Ashoka Canada

Ashoka finds and fosters the most powerful emergent ideas led by the most effective social entrepreneurs. We provide a pathway for all Canadians to be changemakers.
Transformative learning experiences for a sustainable futureConnecting Citizens with Important Water Events in Their Lives

Ecologos

Ecologos is a network of 2500 volunteers, advisors and supporters who produce and deliver transformative water experiences to nurture a more water-sustainable future. At Ecologos we promote a...
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...

Evergreen

We believe we can solve even the most pressing urban environmental issues by bringing diverse people together, inspiring them with possibilities and engaging them in identifying solutions and taking...
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Toronto Foundation for Student Success

We are the Toronto Foundation for Student Success. We work diligently to identify and initiate innovative, non-traditional programs that deal with hunger, poverty and violence experienced by students...
ROADS Scholarships recipients

East Scarborough Boys & Girls Club

For over 60 years the Boys & Girls Club of East Scarborough has been providing quality programs and services for the children, youth and families within our community!
Transformative learning experiences for a sustainable futureConnecting Citizens with Important Water Events in Their Lives

Ecologos

Ecologos is a network of 2500 volunteers, advisors and supporters who produce and deliver transformative water experiences to nurture a more water-sustainable future. At Ecologos we promote a...
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.
PARC is a community where people rebuild their lives.The Originals.

Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre (PARC)

PARC works with members on issues of poverty and mental health. The simple act of walking through our doors is what makes a person a PARC member. We’ve been at the heart of Parkdale for thirty-five...

Project Canoe

We use the outdoors, including wilderness canoe trips, to create a transformative environment in which our youth develop life skills, social competencies, and resiliency, thereby fostering their own...
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