Due to COVID-19, many organizations have changed how they are providing services or may be temporarily closed. Please call or visit their website for more info.
Toronto Public Library - Parkdale Branch
1303 Queen St. West
Services include book loans of books and reading programs.
Parkdale Community Information Centre
Provides free information and referrals including assistance with form filling, problem solving, and settlement services.
Parkdale Community Legal Services
Free legal services to low income people living in Parkdale including landlord/tenant, immigration, mental health, workers’ rights, welfare benefits and pension issues.
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre
Primary health care, dental care, harm reduction, and counselling services.
1257 Queen St. West
Masaryk-Cowan Community Centre
220 Cowan Avenue
Provides recreational programs for all ages.
Parkdale Activity and Recreation Centre (PARC)
1499B Queen St. West
PARC imagines a world where everyone lives with dignity, safety and there are enough resources for everyone to achieve their potential.
Greenest City builds healthy, inclusive neighbourhoods through education and empowerment to preserve, protect and improve the environment.
Parkdale People’s Economy, also known as Parkdale Community Economic Development (PCED) Project, is a network of over 30 community-based organizations and hundreds of community members collaborating to build decent work, shared wealth, and equitable development in Parkdale.
Assaulted Women’s Helpline
Provides free and confidential counselling, emotional support, information and referrals. Offers a 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line to all women who have experienced abuse: 416-863-0511
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre / Multicultural Women Against Rape (TRCC/MWAR)
Provides a wide range of services to all survivors of sexual violence, their family members and friends including a 24 hour Crisis Line: 416-597-8808
Gerstein Crisis Centre provides 24-hour community-based crisis services for adults 16+ in the City of Toronto who are dealing with mental health, concurrent, or substance use issues and are currently in crisis.
24-Hour Crisis Line: 416-929-5200
Distress Centres of Greater Toronto
Provides support to individuals at risk including Emotional support, Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention.
24-hour Helpline: 416-408-4357
Workers’ Action Centre is a worker-based organization. We are committed to improving the lives and working conditions of people in low-wage and unstable employment.