12530457 Canada Foundation

Helping Hands


Description
Virtual learning programs for seniors and children, free seniors transportation, food rescue projects in partnership with Second Harvest Food Support Committee

Educate Me
Virtual learning programs, registration required, contact for details on start dates and time
  • seniors program for adults 55 years and older, including digital technology and healthy cooking classes
  • children's summer math tutoring program for grades 4-5
Seniors Ride Program
For isolated seniors 62 years and older, who require transportation assistance for shopping, banking, medical appointments
  • transportation provided by screened volunteers
  • call for intake, appointment booking
  • in partnership with social groups and churches
Eligibility
Focus on low income households including individuals, couples, families with children, newcomers, refugees, isolated seniors; see specific programs

Residency Requirements: Scarborough and surrounding area, primarily Steeles Ave E (north) to Danforth Ave (south), and Victoria Park Ave (west) to Morningside Ave (east); Seniors Ride Program: Scarborough, Markham, Richmond Hill, North York
Application Process
Call or email for information; referral from social service/community agencies for some services; senior ride program by appointment
Office
416-721-2340
Office
647-703-3496
Website
Visit Website
Email
[email protected]
Mailing Address
5 Old Sheppard Rd
Unit 904
Toronto, ON, M2J 4K3
Canada
Languages
English, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Urdu
Contact
Vikrum Chauhan, Director, Operations
Fees
Most services free ; Subsidies available
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Not applicable
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Updated On
October 30, 2023
Location
Toronto
Hours of Operation
Mon
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tue
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wed
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thu
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Office Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm, by appointment
Seniors Ride Program -- Tue, Thu 12 noon-7:30 pm by appointment only (weekend rides available upon request)
Virtual programs vary, call for schedule
Service Area(s)
  • Markham
  • North York
  • Richmond Hill
  • Scarborough