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Organization: Warden Woods Community Centre  
Phone Numbers: 416-694-1138
Fax: 416-694-1161
74 Firvalley Court
Toronto, ON
M1L 1N9
Intersection: Warden Ave and Danforth Rd
Location: Toronto (Oakridge)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance * barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Executives: Ginelle Skerritt - Executive Director
Contacts: Hyacinth Olbino - Community Development Coordinator
416-694-1138 ext 165
Rosamma George - Manager, Community Development
Service Description: Programs and services covering the spectrum of children and youth services, seniors health and wellness, community programming and development and crisis intervention assistance

Senior Health and Wellness - Supports for older adults, and adults with disabilities * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible * referral to other community services

Children and Youth - Culturally relevant programs, educational workshops and practical classes that focus on healthy lifestyle and skill building

Community Development - Recreational programming, community services, training classes and workshops, and centre events and celebrations
Adult Day Program - Social, recreational, and therapeutic activities for Alzheimer's disease or other related dementias in a group setting for part of the day * helps to support family caregivers who provide day-to-day care
  • door-to-door transportation within catchment area
  • exercises, gardening, crafts, baking, games, movies, outings
  • special events
Caregiver Support Services - One-on-one counseling and group supports for caregivers, including family and friends
  • Care Planning - Individualized care plans addressing health, housing and safety needs
  • Information & Referral - Support for caregivers accessing community-based services and navigating healthcare system *links to subsidies for assistive devices and information on government benefits and eligibility
Congregate Dining - Social activities and a hot meal * activities can include games, crafts and physical activities * menus match preference to nutrition recommendations * festive lunches * monthly birthday celebrations * theme days * ethnocultural meals
Crisis Intervention Assistance - Assists people living on low incomes, suffering from chronic health conditions, facing mental health issues, isolation and/or language barriers
Danforth Avenue Office - Supportive Housing - Byng Towers Assisted Living program -- supportive housing * 24 hour support services including personal care, light housekeeping and meal preparation * medication reminders, security check, 24 hour Direct Alert Personal Emergency Response, transportation and shopping, lectures and special events
Foot Care Clinic - Basic and advanced foot care provided at community clinics * foot care includes care of corns, calluses, fungal nails, and filing and trimming of nails
Home Support Programme - Assistance with housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation, shopping, banking, escorts to appointments
Meals on Wheels - Hot or chilled meals delivered around 11:30am Mon-Fri * special diet types available * Chinese * South Asian * each meal includes meat, vegetable, rice or potatoes and dessert *
Older Adult Centre - Community centre for older adults
Telephone Reassurance Program - Regular phone calls to check on the health and safety of older adults and people with disabilities who live alone * medication reminders * heat/cold alert check in and monitoring
Transportation - Volunteer drivers provide non-emergency transportation to local and long distance medical appointments, grocery shopping, banking, errands and provider programs and outings * vehicles consist of a wheelchair accessible bus and van, a regular van and one sedan * first-come, first-serve * priority to medical appointments * pick up times and fees confirmed the previous day

Services and Programs:

Fees: Varies per program
Application: Call * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Varies per program
Languages: English ; Arabic ; Tamil
Area(s) Served:
North to Eglinton Ave, south to the lake, east to Kennedy St and west to Victoria Park Ave  
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Seniors
Community Legal Clinics
Community Resource Centres
Community Support Services
Crisis Intervention
Housing Referral and Rights
Parenting Education
Shelters and Drop-in Centres for Adults

This information was last completely updated on March 27, 2017

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