Resources (Ontario)

We do our best to ensure our participants receive as much support as we can offer. The provincial resources below are listed according to specific sectors. If you have any questions regarding the use of these resources, please reach out to us.If you are looking for a comprehensive list of services on all aspects of life in Canada, we encourage you to visit the website of the Government of Ontario.

Government of Ontario


Childcare


A supportive place for caregivers/parents and young children, EarlyON Child and Family Centres offer a range of programs that provide early learning and parenting programs for families with children birth – 6 years of age.

Get help finding, choosing and paying for child care from the Government of Ontario.


Employment


ACCES Employment is a leader in connecting job seekers from diverse backgrounds with leading employers.

VPI Working Solutions has provided employment services to individuals and organizations for more than 30 years.

JobStart is a community-based, not-for-profit agency connecting people looking for work with employers looking to hire.

Touchstone Institute is a non-profit corporation that offers expertise in evaluation and curriculum development to promote public confidence in professional competence in the Canadian workforce.

COSTI Immigrant Services is a community-based multicultural agency providing employment, education, settlement and social services to all immigrant communities, new Canadians and individuals in need of assistance.

JVS Toronto plays a vital role in Toronto and York Region ensuring that job seekers reach their potential at work, employers build the workforce they need to be successful, and students perform at their best.


Essential Services


Feed Ontario is the province's largest collective of hunger-relief organizations.

Learn about programs to help you have a safe and affordable place to call home.

The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and has grown to become one of the largest non-governmental direct provider of social services in the country.


Finances


The programs of the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services help to build communities that are resilient, inclusive and sustained by the economic and civic contributions of all Ontarians.

Learn about support programs that you may be eligible for, to help with costs for post-secondary education, skills training, dental care, housing, health services, child care and prescription drugs.


Indigenous Youth Services


The Friendship Centre's vision is to improve the quality of life for Indigenous people living in an urban environment by supporting self-determined activities which encourage equal access to and participation in Canadian society and which respect Indigenous cultural distinctiveness.

Native Child and Family Services of Toronto (NCFST) is a multi-service urban Aboriginal agency providing holistic, culture-based programs and services for Aboriginal children and families.


Well-being


Founded in 1952, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario, is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to making mental health possible for all.

ConnexOntario is an information and referral service, focusing on mental health, addiction and problem gambling services in the province.

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) regulates the practice of medicine in Ontario.

Public Health Ontario with its partners in government, public health and health care, prevent illness and improve health while providing the scientific evidence and expert guidance that shapes policies and practices for a healthier Ontario.