WHERE COMMUNITY LIVES

East Toronto Community House Service. ( ETCHS) is committed to building strong, vibrant communities serving over 15,000 residents in Eastwest Toronto every year. We help transform lives by working with people, understanding their needs, and supporting them in achieving their goals. For over 30 years, we have been opening doors for new Canadians; supporting youth, parents and seniors in becoming active, engaged citizens; and creating opportunities for residents to improve their lives and lead positive change in their neighbourhoods.

Announcement

Congratulations to ETCHS New Executive Director

Halima Murji, President of the Board of Directors at ETCHS, announced today that Bonnie Hunter, currently Director of Talent and Culture, ETCHS, has accepted the role of Executive Director, effective June 6, 2022. Bonnie Hunter is stepping into this important role as a result of Zuckerman Annabel decision to retire after 30 years with ETCHS.

WHAT WE DO

In addition to assisting newcomers to Canada with settlement and integration, ETCHS also supports the positive development of families, the promotion of healthy lifestyles, and skill-building that leads to employment and personal growth. Take a look at the different areas through which we support East Toronto residents.

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
SKILLS & LEADERSHIP
FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS
JOURNEYS TO ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP
REFUGEE SUPPORT
MENTORSHIP
EMPLOYMENT
ENGLISH CLASSES
YOUTH PROGRAMS
SETTLEMENT FOR NEWCOMERS

WHAT'S ON

Upcoming Programs & Events

Jumpstart your Business - Self-Employment Workshops for Newcomers!
Fitness Fridays for 55+
Gentle Chair Yoga for 55+
Circle of Colours - Support Group for LGBTQAI+
Online Citizenship Test Preparation (April - May 2022)
Exploring Tools and Resources for Leading and Managing Online Groups
Get Moving! After-School Online Program

    SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON 2021

    OUR STORIES

    Community Leader, Melissa Lai, Connects with the East Toronto Chinese Community on the Vaccine Engagement Team (VET)
    The 5 Best Marketing Channels to find Clients
    The Vaccine Engagement Team (VET) Boosts Vaccine Confidence in East Toronto
    Find Your Ideal Customers
    How to Find a Profitable Niche for Your Business
    Exploring Tools and Resources for Leading and Managing Online Groups
    Discover Your Business Strengths
    Thank you & Happy Retirement Amparo!

      “I am happy because I am growing and learning in a personal and professional way.
      Finally after many years, I feel I have a purpose and sense of belonging.”

      GET INVOLVED

      As a member of our community, you can have a major impact on the lives of the people who use our services. Your support as a donor or as a volunteer enables us to keep doing the work we do, and enriches our community. 

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