Community Services and Programs

  • Pregnancy and Parenting Programs

  • Seniors Programs

    • Seniors Programming Details

      Our senior’s health promotion programming promotes healthy ageing through regular group educational, social, and physical activities as well as advocacy on issues affecting the wellbeing of low-income and marginalized seniors.

  • Youth Programs

    • Youth Programs: Youth Case Management

      Our Case Manager can assist youth (16-29) in navigating various parts of the social system. This could be information and support in accessing: education, employment, housing, income supports, legal and...

    • Guys Can Cook

      Guys Can Cook! is a leadership and skills development opportunity for young men. Participants learn how to plan a menu and cook practical, nutritious and affordable meals while acquiring transferrable...

  • Women’s Programs

    • KAPOW (Parkdale)

      KAPOW is a harm reduction-based, sex positive, trans-inclusive, peer-supported drop-in. The program includes a nutritious breakfast and is offered in partnership with Sistering. Our weekly activities are developed with KAPOW...

    • Women’s Group: “Women of Wonder”

      This program focuses on women’s health and wellbeing. Snacks are provided

    • Women’s Community Advisory

      The Women’s Community Advisory Group is a volunteer-based group that provides opportunities for PQWCHC clients and community residents to: share experience and ideas with others interested in working together to...

    • Building Skills: Peer Learning & Empowerment Program

      Building Skills is an 8-week personal development program for women to build on self-esteem and self-confidence in a supportive group environment. Modules include: Communication skills Healthy boundaries Self-esteem Stress management...

    • Women’s Annual Community Events

      At Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre we are committed to continually advocate for issues that affect women and their families. Every year, we hold the following community events: December...

  • Programs for Newcomers to Canada

    • Child Minding Training

      The community child minding program provides opportunities for newcomer women and women living on a low income to develop skills and knowledge in early childhood development and community-based child minding...

    • Newcomers and Families

      Health promotion programming for newcomers aims to help newcomers and their families increase their physical, mental and emotional wellbeing through accessing health services, programs, and community resources.

  • Nail Salon Workers Project

    • Detail on Nail Salon Workers Project

      This program aims to learn about and reduce the negative health impacts of working in nail salons, and advocate for healthy and just work environments for nail technicians.

    • Resources for Nail Salon Workers

      Resources Queen West Nail Salon Workers’ Project in 2014 produced two videos which look at the workplace health issues and the employment conditions of these workers, click on the links...

  • ID Clinic

    In a partnership with Street Health, we provide identification clinics for individuals looking to replace or obtain legal Canadian identifications, including: Social Insurance Number Birth Certificate Record of Landing Please...

  • Income Tax Clinic

    File your income tax for free!  The income tax clinic is offered once a year usually in the months of March and April by Parkdale Intercultural Association, West Neighborhood House, and Parkdale Queen West...

  • Voice Mail Program

    Provides a low cost voice mail service that allows clients to retrieve messages from any phone. The cost is $10.00 for 3 months of service.

  • Housing Support

    West Toronto Housing Help provides on-site housing support and referrals on a weekly basis. Services include: Help you find Market Rent housing in the west end Provide you with rental listings...

  • Special Events

    Please check back as our special events are updated.