Healthy Eating Series

The Healthy Eating Series is a free program supported by registered dietitians for parents with children from birth to 6 years old to learn: about healthy foods build skills for shopping and cooking make new friends and share experiences attend programs offered in many languages to cultural and Indigenous communities Date: April 2nd – May 7th, …

Community Worker Training on Diabetes

This one day workshop, led by our Diabetes Nurse Educator and Diabetes Dietitian, is geared towards boarding home workers, cooks, food service workers, and community workers who work one-on-one with clients. Please click on this poster for sharing.  Topics discussed: General diabetes information Hypo/hyperglycemia signs, symptoms and management Nutrition and diabetes Emergency care information Long term …

Teens Get Cooking!

A free 5-week afterschool cooking program for youth 13-19 years old, running from April 11th to May 9th, 2019 on Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.  Teens learn about healthy eating with fun, hands on activities, and cook healthy delicious recipes together.  The program provides a light meal, TTC fare and credit for community …

Services Unaffected by Bathurst St. Fire

At approximately 5:30a.m., Toronto firefighters were called to 160 Bathurst St. (just south of Richmond), for reports of a fire at the residence. The fire was brought under control and is now extinguished. Thankfully, the Parkdale Queen West site was unaffected by the fire and remains open. The site was used as a temporary warming …

Building Skills: Peer Learning & Empowerment Program – Women’s Series.

Building Skills is an eight-week program for women and all who identify as women to build on self-esteem and self-confidence in a supportive group environment. Training is designed to reinforce self –directed and experiential learning. The participative learning process promotes acquirement of transferable skills to real life situations and community issues. Building Skills fosters communication …

Free Income Tax Clinic

Tax season is upon us! Do you need help filing your 2018 income taxes?  Come to our FREE INCOME TAX CLINICS in March and April 2019.  Please click on the link for all participating locations, eligibility and contact information.  For PQWCHC Sites: Parkdale Site – 1229 Queen Street West.  By appointments only/no walk-ins.  Please call and …

Overdose Prevention Services Open House

  Overdose Prevention Service Opening & Open Houses – Parkdale site Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00PM Please come celebrate and have a tour of our overdose prevention service and learn about our harm reduction services The Overdose Prevention Service officially opened its doors for services to the public on November 19, 2018. …

Please Support Overdose Prevention Site in Parkdale

Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (PQWCHC) is proud of our long history of being an inclusive community health centre. For over 35 years we have been providing health and wellness services and the much-needed support services to residents of Parkdale. We have been operating a successful Harm Reduction program for almost 25 years as …