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.

Casey House

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

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.

White Ribbon Canada

White Ribbon is the world's largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity.

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.
Cahoots Theatre Company - Theatre in Full ColourImage of paper SERIES ensemble, 2011. Photo by Richard Lee

Cahoots Theatre Projects

Cahoots Theatre is an interdisciplinary company dedicated to the creation, development and production of new performance works that investigate the cultures and intersections of Canada’s diversity.

Story Planet

Story Planet is a non-profit, storymaking centre. We run free workshops that encourage young people to create and tell their stories by igniting their imagination, fueling their knowledge and...
Renascent - The road to recovery starts hereRenascent History

Renascent Foundation Inc.

Renascent facilitates recovery, education and prevention relating to alcohol and drug addictions through a continuum of abstinence-based programs and services for individuals, families and...

Mammalian Diving Reflex

Mammalian Diving Reflex is a Toronto-based non-profit charity and performance company. We create community-based events that are free and open to the public in Toronto, in Canada, and around the...

Jane/Finch Community and Family Centre

Jane/Finch Community and Family Centre is a community based organization driven by passion, innovation and a strong commitment to social justice, community engagement and collaboration.

Centre for Spanish Speaking People

The Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples is a non-profit, charitable organization serving new immigrants from 22 Spanish-speaking countries as well as members of other communities.

Diaspora Dialogues Charitable Society

Diaspora Dialogues supports the creation and presentation of new fiction, poetry and drama that reflect the complexity of the city through the eyes of its richly diverse writers.
The Honourable Michael Chan & Peter Aceto part of the UNITY CrewUNITY Featured in Maclean's Magazine

UNITY Charity

MISSION - UNITY Charity engages and empowers youth to be role models and leaders in their communities. UNITY engages youth 10 to 18 by implementing school and community programs helping youth...

Small Change Fund

Founded in Toronto, for the past 3 years, Small Change Fund has been strengthening the capacity of people and organizations to build lasting change from the ground up. We support important grassroots...

Ronald McDonald House Toronto

To provide a ‘home away from home’ for seriously ill children and their families to heal better together.
Two young cancer patients wearing their bravery beadsChildhood cancer patient with chemo demonstration doll

Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario

Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) champions childhood cancer care. When a child is battling cancer, we ensure that child, and family, have lifelong access to the best care for the best...

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie

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

Who is Springboard? People helping people develop the skills they need to connect to their communities, discover new opportunities, overcome barriers, get inspired and achieve their full potential...

Words In Motion

Words in Motion is a not-for-profit, charitable arts education organization which presents and uses the arts to help children and their families achieve their full potential as members of our...

Community MicroSkills Development Centre

MicroSkills is a multicultural, non-profit community based organization committed to assisting the unemployed, with priority to women, racial minorities, immigrants and youth.
Sherbourne Health Centre's vibrant mosaic reflects its unique blend of innovative programsSmiling Health Bus program nurse and client

Sherbourne Health Centre Corporation

Sherbourne Health Centre is a leading provider of quality healthcare and transformative support to those who face social, economic and other systemic barriers. Based in the heart of Toronto’s high-...
The Honourable Michael Chan & Peter Aceto part of the UNITY CrewUNITY Featured in Maclean's Magazine

UNITY Charity

MISSION - UNITY Charity engages and empowers youth to be role models and leaders in their communities. UNITY engages youth 10 to 18 by implementing school and community programs helping youth...
Lemon & Allspice CookeryJob Coach & Partner at the Coffee Shed

Common Ground Co-operative

Common Ground Co-operative’s mission is to bring together talent, knowledge and expertise found in existing institutions, agencies, businesses and other community groups to support the creation and...

St. Paul's L'Amoreaux Centre

St. Paul's L'Amoreaux Centre's mission is to provide programs and services for seniors and older adults across the east Toronto area, which lessens the gap between the rich and the...

Toronto Foundation for Student Success

We are the Toronto Foundation for Student Success. We work diligently to identify and initiate innovative, non-traditional programs that deal with hunger, poverty and violence experienced by students...

St. Paul's L'Amoreaux Centre

St. Paul's L'Amoreaux Centre's mission is to provide programs and services for seniors and older adults across the east Toronto area, which lessens the gap between the rich and the...

March of Dimes Canada

To create a society inclusive of people with physical disabilities. We provide One Stop: Opportunities for Independence.

Harmony Movement / Harmony Education Foundation

Harmony Movement was founded with a mandate to promote harmony and equity in Canada. Our mission is to advocate equity, diversity and inclusion by educating and empowering youth to become leaders for...

Jumblies Theatre

Jumblies makes art in everyday and unexpected places, with, for and about the people and stories found there.
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