Group Name: WoodGreen Community Services – Friendship Club
Description: Celebrating 75 years of success in 2012, WoodGreen Community Services is one of the largest social service agencies in Toronto. A founding United Way of Toronto member agency, WoodGreen has grown to span 32 locations and serves 37,000 people each year. WoodGreen helps people find safe, affordable housing, seniors live independently, internationally-trained professionals enter the job market, parents access childcare, children and youth access after-school programs, newcomers settle in to Canadian life, homeless and marginalized people get off the streets and youth find meaningful employment and training.
Friendship Club runs a range of activities that the group members decide on. Groups include women’s beading/jewellery making, guitar workshop (Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9:30 – 11:00), games, a meal, karaoke and arts and crafts. Please contact Gillian Edwards for the month’s schedule of activities. Program components provide social and recreational opportunities for community members who may feel isolated. This program is only for adults who feel isolated due to mental health, developmental, substance use, health or street involvement. The Friendship Club provides a respectful and fun environment where community members can connect with each other while enjoying themselves.
Where: 815 Danforth Avenue, First floor | Toronto, ON M4J 1L2
When: Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Contact: Gillian Edwards 416-645-6000 Ext. 1113 | www.woodgreen.org | firstname.lastname@example.org