NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services

Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services

COVID19 -- shelters and respite centres run by agency open
  • takeaway breakfast available Friday 10 am at 30 St Lawrence
  • takeaway dinner available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 6 pm at 30 St Lawrence
  • no communal dining
  • meals on wheels open, call for details
  • some programs remain remote, other have begun in-person activities, check website for details

Numerous services including:
  • social, recreation and education programs for low income residents of all ages
  • summer day camp
  • Growing Up Healthy Downtown (see separate entry) -- for families of young people in Regent Park
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) classes
  • breakfast program Friday 10 am
  • assistance with budgeting, identification, government forms Monday-Friday 1 pm-4 pm
  • income tax clinic February-April
  • community development
  • youth health promotion worker
  • Employment Services including Literacy and Basic Skills
  • Member agency of Toronto Drop-in Network (TDIN)
Dixon Hall Music School
  • individual or group lessons
  • fees on a sliding scale

For Seniors:
  • social, recreation and fitness programs
  • health education
  • home support services -- home help, van shopping, list shopping -- fee
  • escort to medical appointments, friendly visiting, telephone security check, client intervention and assistance -- free
  • Mandarin Outreach -- including settlement and newcomer services, social and cultural events, support groups and workshops
Supportive Housing Programs for Seniors
  • includes personal care, essential homemaking, emergency response, and care coordination
  • 4 participating buildings -- Old York Tower, Performing Arts Lodge of Canada, Older Women's Network Co-op, New Hibret Co-op
High Risk Youth Project
  • one-on-one peer counselling
  • social, recreational, and educational activities
Open to all

Residency Requirements: Gerrard St E (north) to Lake Ontario (south), Sherbourne St (west) to River St (east), may expand on a program-by-program basis
Application Process
Call or visit website for information
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Bengali, Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Nicole Salmon, Interim Director, Philanthropy & Communications
Phone: 416-863-0499 ext 2064
Vary according to program
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms; some off site programs not accessible
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Last Updated On
December 30, 2022
58 Sumach St
Toronto, ON, M5A 3J7
Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services Site Location: Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services

Cross street: River St and Queen St E

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Hours of Operation
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm
10:00 am to 10:30 am

COVID19 -- takeaway Tue supper 6 pm-6:30 pm, takeaway Fri breakfast 10 am-10:30 am
shelters and respite centres run by agency open
no communal dining
meals on wheels open, call for details
other programs, check website for details
Service Area(s)
Toronto Downtown