Welcome to the Community Knowledge Centre

The Community Knowledge Centre is a searchable resource that connects you to the outstanding community organizations who are working on the solutions to the issues identified in the Toronto’s Vital Signs Report.

Through video and prose, it presents a story of positive transformation taking place in our city and provides viewers with an opportunity to get involved.

Be inspired by compelling stories. Be informed of innovative work. Be responsive to the needs.

Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre

Supporting our neighbours, especially those who face economic and/or social barriers, to enrich their lives and the life of our community.

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) boldly champions the free expression rights of journalists and media workers around the world. In Canada, we monitor, defend and promote free...

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (CLC) is a professional dance organization that creates and presents works on a local, national and international scale.

Eva's Initiatives for Homeless Youth

Eva’s Initiatives works locally and nationally to prevent, reduce, and end youth homelessness. Eva's provides youth (ages 16-24) with emergency and transitional housing, harm reduction services...

The Peer Project - Youth Assisting Youth

The Peer Project - Youth Assisting Youth (YAY) is a voluntary community-based peer mentoring organization, committed to promoting the healthy growth and development of young people, strengthening...

UforChange

UforChange inspires better futures for newcomer and Canadian youth through an arts-based community-building program of experiential and intercultural learning.

Ophea

Ophea champions healthy, active living in schools and communities through quality programs and services, partnerships and advocacy and is led by the vision that all children and youth value and enjoy...

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services improves health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities. We do this by facilitating access to services...

Literature for Life

We help marginalized young moms develop a practice of reading in order to access opportunities and achieve economic stability.

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Canada - Toronto & Central Ontario

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children living with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experiences with hope, strength and joy.

Variety Village

Variety Village promotes appreciation, interaction, empowerment and inclusion. We facilitate the achievement of life goals for people with disabilities through sports, fitness, wellness, awareness,...
Snowy owl releaseChild learns about wildlife at Toronto Wildlife Centre

Toronto Wildlife Centre

It is the mission of Toronto Wildlife Centre to help build a healthy community for people and wildlife by raising awareness about urban wildlife issues, offering expert advice about wildlife...
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Community Bicycle Network

Over the last 21 years, CBN has proved to be a truly community focused organization that provides a unique educational-retail environment that serves as a new paradigm for community bike shops....
LOW LogoMark Mattson collects a water sample

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper is a federally registered charity working to restore swimmability, drinkability and fishability to Lake Ontario.

Drum Artz Canada

Drum Artz Canada (DAC) is committed to promoting cultural diversity and community through the arts.

Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention

Founded in 1989, the Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP) continues to work under the guidance of its motto, “Because All Black People’s Lives Are Important”. This stands as a reminder of...

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) boldly champions the free expression rights of journalists and media workers around the world. In Canada, we monitor, defend and promote free...

Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities

Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities is dedicated to meeting the holistic health needs of the communities of Scarborough by addressing many aspects of health including physical, mental, social...

Casey House

Casey House is a specialty hospital with community programming including home care and outreach programs.

Evergreen

Evergreen's mission is to bring communities and nature together for the benefit of both.
Woman stands in front of the YWCA Toronto logo, beside the words "I came to... join the movement"Girls at the YWCA Toronto Girls Centre in Scarborough

YWCA Toronto

YWCA Toronto transforms the lives of women and girls through services and programs that promote equality, economic security and lives free from violence.

The Redwood

The Redwood exists to support women and their children to live free from domestic abuse by providing safe, accessible services that will help them reach their goals. We operate within an anti-racist...

Canadian Diabetes Association

To lead the fight against diabetes by helping people with diabetes live healthy lives while we work to find a cure.
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METRAC

METRAC is a community organization that focuses on education and prevention to build safety, justice and equity.
ArtReach Showcase 2010ArtReach Youth Painting

ArtReach Toronto

ArtReach Toronto's goal is to support arts initiatives that engage excluded youth. This is carried out through the provision of resources, mentorship, tools and skill-building opportunities for...

Scadding Court Community Centre

Scadding Court Community Centre (SCCC) is a multiservice, community-based organization located in downtown-west Toronto. SCCC’s mandate is to “support and foster the well being of individuals,...
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Community Bicycle Network

Over the last 21 years, CBN has proved to be a truly community focused organization that provides a unique educational-retail environment that serves as a new paradigm for community bike shops....

JUMP Math

Our mission is to enhance the potential in children by encouraging an understanding and a love of math in students and educators.
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