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

Elspeth Heyworth Centre for Women

Elspeth Heyworth Centre for Women

COVID19 -- as per government guidelines
  • Food Bank -- call to register, also distribution of personal care items, diapers, washable masks, baby food and cereal, accepting donations
  • Domestic Violence -- coordinate pro bono virtual services with lawyers; online support and counselling via phone calls, emails and video; assistance with EI applications
  • Senior Programs -- virtual fitness sessions, technology training
For general inquiries: or
For settlement services and support with applications:
For domestic abuse and counselling, support for youth, women and families:
For programs and virtual exercise for seniors:;

Newcomer Settlement Services - in groups or individually
  • needs assessment
  • orientation and overview of community and government services
  • information and referral and to other service providers
  • assistance in form completion and interpretation
Employment Programs including resume and cover letter writing, job search training, interview skills and mock interviews

Reduce Abuse and Freedom from Violence Projects
  • counselling services for families
  • group sessions and workshops at various locations
Connect Young -- anti-human trafficking program, group therapy/support and workshop series

Clothing Bank, Food -- call ahead to confirm food availability; member of North York Harvest, and support from Brands for Canada

Aging at Home -- recreational, cultural and educational services for seniors

Neighborhood Pod -- connection with community through community leaders

Youth Summer Programs -- recreational activities, leadership development, intergenerational activities for computer skills and gardening
Newcomers, immigrant and refugee women and their families

Connect Young -- children and youth 10-17 years

Residency Requirements: Steeles Ave W (north) to Wilson Ave (south), Islington Ave (west) to Dufferin St (east) ; senior and youth services -- City of Vaughan

Application Process
Call or walk in
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Mailing Address
2350 Finch Ave W
Unit D
Toronto, ON, M9M 2C7
English, Hindi, Punjabi, Russian, Urdu
Yougeita Jagdesh, Program Manager
Phone: 647-500-2978
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Fully accessible - Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Street parking
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Last Updated On
March 24, 2023
2350 Finch Ave W, Unit D
Toronto, ON, M9M 2C7
Cross street: Weston Rd and Finch Ave W
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Hours of Operation
9:30 am to 5:00 pm
9:30 am to 5:00 pm
9:30 am to 5:00 pm
9:30 am to 5:00 pm
9:30 am to 5:00 pm
9:30 am to 5:00 pm
9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Office -- Mon-Fri 9:30 am-5 pm
Food bank: walk-in Thu only (seniors 12 noon-1 pm, general population 1 pm-4 pm), for service on other days please call: Mon-Thu 9:30 am-5 pm, Fri 9:30 am-3 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Etobicoke
  • North York
  • Vaughan