Resources in Scarborough Southwest
June 17, 2020
They are serving fresh and health meals every Tuesday and Friday from 1:00-2:00pm through their Food with Dignity
program. Visit 3079 Danforth Avenue for a meal!
They are helping with groceries, medical delivery, and more. Please call: (647) 873-2230 or visit their website for more information.
Currently, the SFSI have two pop-up food banks operating in SSW.
- Byng Tower (3330 Danforth Ave) on Wednesdays from 11am-1pm
- Cliffside neighborhood near my constituency office at 2229 Kingston Road operating on Thursdays from 2pm-4pm.
- If you are unable to visit the locations, SFSI will deliver to your doorsteps on Fridays from 11am-3pm. Call: (647) 846-0300 or fill out your information on their website.
- Beginning on July 3rd 2020, the SFSI will be partnering with the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 13 located at 1577 Kingston Road to establish a Drop in Food Program. Operating on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:30am to 1:00pm you can drop in for a meal.
This local small business has developed low-cost face shields that are worn directly on your hat! They have been providing hats to local food banks and have also helped my office insert new plexiglass structures. If you would like a face shield or to update your office, please visit their website.
Volunteers at the Warden Woods Community Center are delivering Meals on Wheels to members of the community. They are in need of volunteers to assist. Please visit their website to view programs in place.
OmniWorx Inc. created a website to promote local small businesses in the community offering and providing essential services. The also provide graphic design, branding, and marketing services for local small and mid-sized businesses.
If you would like to add your business email: [email protected]
Located at 3209 Danforth Avenue Lawyers for Humanity has set up a Table for Hope
where people can take food as they need it, and others can donate food when they are able to. For more information visit their Facebook page: Lawyers for Humanity.
Bluffs Business Directory
Sales representatives at Michael Carr created a business directory located in the Bluffs community to assist business owners during COVID-19. Visit the website: www.bluffs.ca/directory
In response to COVID-19, Youth Link is now offering online counselling sessions. You can call 416-967-1773 ext 222 to book an online session now!
The federal government has given $7.5 million to Kids Help Phone to provide young people with mental health support during the pandemic. During an unprecedented time, having support systems like Kids Help Phone are important. Remember, you are not alone. Please call 1-800-668-6868.
The Bluffs Food Bank will be reopening it's front ramp doors on July 9th.
With a modified format, the food bank will be operating on Thursday's from noon until 4pm.
The Bluffs Food Bank Income Tax clinic is also open via email: bluffsfoodbank[email protected]
as there is no face to face or telephone contact at this time.
If you are a recipient of Ontario Works and are struggling right now due to the COVID-19 pandmice, the West Scarborough Neighbourhood Community Center is providing programs to assist you during this difficult period. Call: (416) 466-7489 or email [email protected]
to learn more about the programs in place.