By providing holistic solutions to critical social needs, WoodGreen is creating a city where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.
Our History: From our beginnings as one small neighbourhood centre in 1937, WoodGreen has grown to 24 locations throughout Toronto’s East End. WoodGreen has 500 staff, hundreds of partner organizations and thousands of volunteers. WoodGreen serves more than 37,000 individuals and families each year. Known for developing innovative and holistic programs, WoodGreen works with policymakers to reshape the way social services are delivered. WoodGreen programs are often examples of best practice models, replicated through the GTA.
Vision: A Toronto where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.
Mission: WoodGreen Community Services enhances self-sufficiency, promotes well-being and reduces poverty through innovative solutions to critical social needs.
Our Commitment: WoodGreen Community Services makes opportunities for thousands of people every day. We help: – People find safe, affordable housing – 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 – Youth find meaningful employment and training – Seniors live independently… and much more!