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BASIC NEEDS SUPPORT

Welfare, legal, financial, housing support and food security.

360Kids

Offers programs and services aimed at assisting at-risk and homeless youth.

www.360kids.ca

Blue Door

Provides emergency and collaborative housing, employment, and health programs aimed at addressing the root causes of homelessness.

www.bluedoor.ca

Canadian Centre for Housing Rights

Work to advance the right to housing.

www.housingrightscanada.com

Canadian Centre for Men and Families

Provides therapy and counselling, peer support, a legal clinic, fathering programs, mentorship and support services for male victims of trauma and violence.

www.menandfamilies.org

Community Legal Clinic of York Region

Provides free legal advice and representation to low-income residents of York Region, particularly in cases of residential tenancies, social assistance, loss of employment and immigration.

www.clcyr.on.ca

Help a Girl Out

Addresses the issues of period poverty, including access to reusable and disposable period products and menstruation education.

www.helpagirlout.org

Housing Help Centre

Assists individuals and families to find and maintain affordable, safe housing.

www.shhc.ca/housing-help-york

LOFT Community Services

Provides customized support to people facing a combination of mental and physical health challenges, addiction issues, poverty, and/or homelessness.

www.loftcs.org

Richmond Hill Community Food Bank

Provides temporary emergency food assistance to those in need. 

www.richmondhillcommunityfoodbank.ca

United Way of Greater Toronto

Supports people and neighbourhoods impacted by poverty, by working with a network of agencies that function as the GTA’s social safety net.

www.unitedwaygt.org

York Region Food Network

Offers services and programs to support food security, and advocates to reduce food insecurity; providing drop-in meals, community gardens, community kitchens and reduced priced fresh food.

www.yrfn.ca