The Victoria Park Hub

Programs & Services

Our Victoria Park HUB is located in the city’s East End and offers a variety of programs and services.

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Community Engagement

This program offers a wide range of ways to train and take part in training opportunities.
If you want to give back to your community or connect with other people as you learn about how to get the most out of life in Canada, come in to talk to our Community engagement worker or check out the calendar of activities on the website.

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Action for Neighbourhood Change

The heart of a neighbourhood is its community. Action for Neighbourhood Change (ANC) is a community development strategy across the City of Toronto. We work with local residents to identify shared priorities, plan collective action and for positive change.

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HIPPY

Working Women Community Centre’s HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) program is a home based unique and integrated educational program which recognizes the parents to be their children’s first and best teachers. This program is for parents with children ages 3 to 5 years. HIPPY gives parents the opportunity to play, learn, bond and grow with their children.

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Settlement Services

Our experienced team assists Newcomers to Canada with settlement planning, government applications, information and orientation services,  referrals,  and supportive counselling.   We offer services in English , Farsi, Spanish and Mandarin at our HUB location.

caregiverLive in Care Giver Support Program
We offer specialized settlement services and supports to Live in Caregivers in Toronto.  Our two counsellors are available on a very flexible schedule and can meet evenings and weekends to assist one on one support, employment and employer related issues, information sessions, group activities and employment training opportunities. Call Bernice Small 647-878-2824 or Kelly Botengan 647-894-0282.

Women’s Support Services

Our Women Support counselors provide short term counselling and referral for women who are experiencing physical, psychological or financial abuse.   We work to build self-esteem, social networks, develop greater independence, and to help you understand your rights in Canada.  These services are also available in Farsi and Mandarin.

Connector Co-working Space

Located inside our Victoria Park HUB, Connector
Co-working Space is a shared work space for entrepreneurs, freelancers, designers and start-ups. Members have access to dedicated desks, high speed wifi, event space, the computer lab and more. Our membership rates and benefits enable those interested in exploring entrepreneurship opportunities to do their best work in a collaborative environment. For more information, contact Carla Acosta 416-750-9600 ext. 236.