Category: Resources

Community Resources

Below is a list of community resources to help the community of Toronto Centre to help access services in the area.

In the upcoming weeks, we will be adding more to the list of community resources so check back often. : Website to help find programs and services in the community

Municipal Services

Call 311:  if you need emergency shelter or information about other City services.

City Housing Website: . Information on housing, eviction notice help, applying for subsidize housing.

Toronto Community Housing Corporation, Housing Connections 176 Elm Street Toronto, ON M5T 3M4 fax: 416-397-7401 . For information on how to apply for subsidize housing

Service Ontario: 777 Bay Street, Market Level, Toronto, ON M7A 2J3 . Phone: 1 800-267-8097 . Obtain Health card, Driver’s License, Change of Address,  Business registration and other services.

Income Support Services

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Office
385 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 1S1
Phone: (416) 314-5700

Ontario Works (OW)
1631 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4L 1G4
Phone: (416) 392-3200

Health Services

TeleHealth Ontario:  1-866-797-0000 . Telehealth Ontario is a free and confidential service offered by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.  A registered nurse will accept calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Hassle Free Clinic
66 Gerrard St. E., 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON M5B 1G3

Men/Trans (Drop-in):
Monday, Wednesday: 4 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday: 4 p.m.- 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Women/Trans (Drop-in):
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (or until full)
Tuesday, Thursday: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. (or until full)

Women/Trans also offer appointments. Please call for more information

All clinic hours offer:

  • Anonymous HIV testing (including the rapid HIV test)
  • All anonymous HIV tests are done by appointment

Special Treatment Clinic
76 Grenville St., 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON M5S 1B2
416-351-3800 ext.2207

Clients must call 416-351-3800 ext 2208, 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday to book a same-day appointment for the clinic running from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

By appointment: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

South Riverdale Community Health Centre
955 Queen St E
Toronto, ON M4M 3P3
Phone: (416) 461-1925
Fax: (416) 469-3442

Recreational Community Centres:

YMCA Central Grosvenor Street
20 Grosvenor Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 2V5
Phone: 1(416)975-9622

Cooper Koo Family YMCA
461 Cherry Street
Toronto, ON M5A 0H7
Phone: 1(416)304-9622

The 519
519 Church St, Toronto, ON M4Y 2C9

St. Lawrence Community Recreation Centre
230 The Esplanade, Toronto, ON M5A 4J6

John Innes Community Recreation Centre
150 Sherbourne St, Toronto, ON M5A 2R6
Phone: (416) 392-6779

Regent Park North Recreation Centre
415 Gerrard St, Toronto, ON M5A 2H4
Phone: (416) 392-2489

Ryerson University – Recreation and Athletics Centre
50 Gould St, Toronto, ON M5B 2K3
Phone: (416) 979-5096


Toronto Public Library:

St. Lawerence Library, City Hall Library, Parliament Street Library,  St. James Town Branch, Central Library

Child Care Services:

Coming soon!