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Access Services

How to Reach Us

Weston King Neighbourhood Centre (WKNC)  

Mount Dennis Neighbourhood Centre (MDNC) 

2017 Weston Rd. Toronto, ON 
(416) 241-9898

Monday to Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, and Tuesday evenings 4:00pm - 7:00pm

1269 Weston Rd. Toronto, ON 
(416) 572-0203

Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Saturday 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm, and Sunday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

We have two drop-in locations, our Weston and Mount Dennis centres. During the listed hours there will always be someone able to answer the door or phone. If a staff member is not visible please ring the doorbell or call the number above.

For urgent help outside of operating hours, there are resources for you below.

In case of emergencies please call 911.

To be connected to any number of Toronto services please call 211 or visit 211toronto.ca.

For Street Outreach call 311.

Shelter central intake can be reached at (416) 338-4766 or 1-(877) 338-3398.

Out of the Cold information about active sites is kept at outofthecold.org.

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Services Available to You

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No registration required and there is no catchment area. All are welcome!

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Bags of nutritious groceries are prepared and given out.

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Certified housing workers are available to help you find housing, and understand tenant rights.

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We offer discrete access to hygienic supplies and Naloxone overdose prevention kits.

IMPORTANT UPDATE:

Current COVID-19 Information:
  • Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, for the safety of all participants, volunteers, and staff, there have been several changes to regular service.

  • Our programming will continue to adapt based on best practices provided by Ontario Health. 

  • All meals will still be served to the Community. Most will be take-out only.

    • However, some meals (Lunch on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday at Weston King) will have an option between take-out and dine-in.

    • Those choosing to dine in will be required to wear a mask when not seated and to follow the social distancing guidelines.

  • Harm Reduction services are still available but in an adjusted format.

    • To-go harm reduction kits have been prepared for those who need them and will be provided in discrete bags.

  • Other services are operating in an adjusted format as well.

  • For any questions please call our locations for the most up-to-date information.

Calendar of Events and Meal Services

 
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Prepared Meals

Both of our locations offer free meal services. No registration is required for these meals and there is no catchment area for service users – everyone is welcome! We are open on holidays!

WKNC Provides Meals:

  • Every Monday – Thursday, and Saturday we offer take-out breakfast from 10:00 am-11:00 am.

  • Every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday we offer an option between take-out and dine-in lunch from 1:00 pm-2:00 pm.

  • Every Saturday we offer take-out lunch from 1:00 pm-2:00 pm.

  • Every Friday we serve a take-out brunch from 11:00 am-12:00 pm

  • Every Tuesday, we offer a take-out community dinner from 6:00 pm-7:00 pm.

MDNC Provides Meals:

  • Every Saturday we offer dinner at 4:30 pm.

  • Every Sunday we offer brunch at 10:30 am. 

  • If you are living in the Mount Dennis area and need food or know someone who does, please contact North York Harvest Food Bank at (416) 635-7771 ext. 0.

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Free Groceries

 
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Our WKNC location provides free nutritious groceries on a weekly basis. They include all of the needed food groups and are curated to include only the best quality items. 

WKNC Provides Groceries:

  • Every Tuesday from 12:00pm-1:00pm.

If you are unable to reach our Weston-King location and need food bank assistance please contact North York Harvest Food Bank at (416) 635-7771 ext. 0.

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Housing Help

 

Both of our locations have certified housing workers on site. Some of the services offered include assistance with finding housing in the GTA, understanding tenant rights, and applying for subsidized housing. All services are by appointment.

Make an Appointment at WKNC:

  • To make an appointment with our housing worker, please contact us at annaleeb@wknc.ca or call us at our number, (416) 241-9898 ex. 102.

Make an Appointment at MDNC:

  • To make an appointment with our housing worker, please contact us at info@wknc.ca or call us at our number, (416) 572-0203.

For access to local housing lists updated on a weekly basis click on the button below.  

For urgent help through a warming station, you can find information about active sites at outofthecold.org.

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Harm Reduction

 
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We are committed to providing an accepting and judgment-free zone. Both of our locations offer access to hygienic supplies, safe use kits, and Naloxone overdose prevention kits to ensure safety. Supplies are available anytime a centre is open, and will be provided in discrete plastic bags for privacy.

WKNC Hours of Operation:

  • Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • Also Tuesday from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

MDNC Hours of Operation:

  • Wednesday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Saturday from 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm

  • Sunday from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

If there is not someone at the door, please ring the doorbell or call the centre's phone number. WKNC: (416)241-9898  MDNC: (416) 572-0203

 
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Additional Services

Laundry & Shower Services

Our WKNC location offers free laundry and shower services to participants. You would have access to our fee-less laundry room or our shower rooms. Showers are only able to be used by one person at a time and are separated by floor to ceiling drywall for privacy.  Please call us at our number, (416) 241-9898, or stop by the centre, to make an appointment.

Make an Appointment at WKNC:

  • For slots that are available Wednesday through Friday and start from 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Phone Services

 

The ability to make important phone calls is available at both WKNC and MDNC during hours of operation. If you are looking to use this service please approach a staff member on site and provide the reason for your call.

Rental Kitchen

 

Our MDNC location has an updated, fully-functional industrial kitchen for rent. We offer our kitchen for rental for commercial businesses and smaller community entrepreneurs, with precedence given to local small businesses. MDNC has supported several small and large food enterprises in reaching the next level of success with their food business.

  • We offer discounted rates to local small food start-ups.

  • We rent on an hourly basis for a minimum of 4 hours.

  • Kitchen assistance or janitorial help is available at a small additional cost.

  • The kitchen and programming space are also available for rent for personal and corporate events.

Refferals

 

Both of ​our locations works with other community service agencies to provide a wide array of services. If there is a service needed that we don’t offer, we will happily connect you with the appropriate organization that can meet your needs.