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Etobicoke Services for Seniors – Congregate Dining

Group Name: Etobicoke Services for Seniors – Congregate Dining

Description: Etobicoke Services for Seniors (ESS) is a not-for-profit agency committed to supporting seniors in their desire to remain in their own homes and community. Their agency’s programs, services and facilities have been designed to meet the unique needs of the elderly in our community. Individuals who access our services may be frail, isolated, living with memory-related disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease, or recovering from a stroke.

Our congregate dining programs are a great way for seniors to enjoy a nutritious, well-balanced meal as well as a number of stimulating activities in a friendly and positive social environment. With two locations available in central Etobicoke, this program is designed for adults aged 55+ who may have difficulty getting out and taking part in social activities in their community. Transportation is also available.

Where: 2245 Lawrence Ave. West | Etobicoke, ON M9P 3W3

When: Held at these locations: Islington Seniors Centre, Humbervale Place, and Central King Seniors Residence. Please call for days, time and cost.

Contact: 416-243-0127 | |

Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care – Congregate Dining Program

Group Name: Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care – Congregate Dining Program

Description: Yee Hong is a caring community where seniors and others enjoy the highest quality of life. We raise the standard in long-term care and effect a positive impact on the global health care system by seeking to be the model of excellence in culturally appropriate geriatric care. We take pride in being a provider of choice and an employer of choice.

Congregate Dining is designed to bring isolated seniors together for nutritious meals, social, educational and recreational activities. Eligibility: Seniors over the age of 55 who are isolated from community activities because of functional limitations. Assessment is required before admission. Activities:

  • Educational, recreational, physical and social activities
  • Special events
  • Outdoor activities
  • Snacks and lunch
  • Transportation service is available for eligible clients living within the service boundaries.

***Referrals are welcome from medical professionals, social workers, family members, friends and clients.

Where: Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care | 2311 McNicoll Avenue | Scarborough, ON M1V 5L3

When: Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.***$12 per session (according to operational hours); $8 per session at the Mississauga Centre. Fees include all activity expenses. Additional fees will be charged for transportation, outings and special events.

Contact: 416-321-6333 | 905-568-0333 | |

Second Mile Club – Congregate Dining

Group Name: Second Mile Club – Congregate Dining

Description: The Second Mile Club’s mission is to provide resources and services which contribute to the enhancement of the social, intellectual and physical well being of a multicultural community of seniors and disabled adults in the City of Toronto.

A support program in which hot nutritious lunches are served in a group setting. Social and recreational programs are provided. Fee for meal. Individuals who are 55 years of age and older and individuals with physical disabilities, who are over 18 years of age. To be assessed for this program you should live within the area bounded by Bathurst Street to Yonge Street, St. Clair Avenue to Lake Ontario, or be a participant in one of Second Mile’s Senior Recreation Centres. Pre-registration is required.

Where: Kensington Gardens 25 Brunswick Avenue | Toronto, ON M5S 2L9
Carlton Centre 192 Carlton Street | Toronto, ON M5A 2K8

When: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Contact: 416-963-9546 – Chinese meal and program (Kensington Gardens) | | 416-922-5819 – Western meal and program (Carlton Centre)

Native Canadian Centre of Toronto

Group Name: Native Canadian Centre of Toronto – Aboriginal Circle of Life Services Program

Description: The Native Canadian Centre of Toronto is a membership-based, charitable organization located in the heart of downtown Toronto in a beautifully renovated heritage building. NCCT offers a wide range of programs and services based on Native cultural traditions and teachings. All are welcome.

Aboriginal Circle of Life Services Program
To keep the circle strong the ACOLS Program is committed to maintaining a supportive, healthy and holistic environment, where there are choices and opportunities to participate in life to the fullest. In this way, the clients are better able to interact with their own environment and regain the dignity that is inherent in the original people of this country. This program includes:

  • Seniors Congregate Dining
  • Talking Circles
  • Community Luncheons
  • Focus Groups
  • Diabetes Support Group
  • Aboriginal Cancer Support
  • Support Group

Where: 16 Spadina Road | Toronto, ON M5R 2S7

When: Call for further details.

Contact: 416-964-9087 | |

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