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


Description
COVID19 -- no walk-in service
food bank -- call for an appointment, 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 and CERB applications
senior programs -- virtual fitness sessions, technology training

For general inquiries: info@ehcw.ca or maria@ehcw.ca
For settlement services and support with applications: nissa@ehcw.ca
For domestic abuse and counselling, support for youth, women and families: obioma@ehcw.ca
For programs and virtual exercise for seniors: yougeita@ehcw.ca; monica@ehcw.ca

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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
Eligibility
Newcomers, immigrant and refugee women and their families

Connect Young -- children and youth 10-17 years

Application Process
Call or walk in
Office
416-663-2978
Website
Visit Website
Email
info@ehcw.ca
Mailing Address
2350 Finch Ave W, Unit D
Toronto, M9M 2C7
Canada
Languages
English; Hindi; Interpretive Services; Punjabi; Russian; Urdu
Contact
Yougeita Jagdesh, Program Manager
Email: yougeita@ehcw.ca
Phone: 647-500-2978
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Street parking
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Last Updated On
March 3, 2022
Address
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
Mon
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sun
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Office -- Mon-Fri 9:30 am-5 pmFood bank by appointment -- Mon-Thu 9:30 am-5 pm, Fri 9:30 am-3 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Etobicoke
  • Etobicoke Central
  • Etobicoke North
  • Etobicoke South
  • North York
  • North York Central
  • North York East
  • North York West
  • Vaughan