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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.

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General Contact Information

Weston King Neighbourhood Centre (WKNC)  

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

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

Mount Dennis Neighbourhood Centre (MDNC) 

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

For urgent help outside of operating hours please call 211 or visit 211toronto.ca which will connect you with urgent care programs and services in Toronto. Or call 911 in case of emergencies. 

Weston King Neighbourhood Centre (WKNC)

Serving the Weston Community since 2001

 

Our primary site, Weston King Neighbourhood Centre (WKNC) has been providing essential frontline services for nearly 20 years. Since our founding, we have been able to expand our services which now include meal services, housing services, harm reduction services, laundry and shower services, and warm referrals to many other resources in the Weston and Toronto area. 

 

Located in the heart of the Weston community at Weston Road and King Street, WKNC is open to all and operates 6 days a week to best serve our participants. 

What services does WKNC offer?

  • Daily free meal services: are offered at WKNC. No registration is required for these meals and there is no catchment area for service users – everyone is welcome! 

    • 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.

  • Grocery services: free nutritious groceries are given out to those who attend no registration is required. 

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

  • Housing support services: WKNC has a full time certified housing worker on site.  Assistance with finding housing in the GTA, understanding tenant rights, and applying for subsidized housing are some of the services offered through WKNC. If you would like 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.

  • Laundry and shower services: WKNC offers free laundry and shower services to participants. Please call us at our number, (416) 241-9898, to make an appointment. Slots 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 WKNC.

  • Harm Reduction Services: WKNC is committed to providing an accepting and judgment-free zone. We offer access to hygienic supplies and Naloxone overdose prevention kits to ensure safety. Supplies are available anytime the centre is open. If there is not someone at the door, please ring the doorbell. Any harm reduction supplies will be provided in a discrete bag. 

  • Referrals: WKNC 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. 

WKNC Hours of Operation

We are open at the following times.  

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

Please contact us through this webpage, at info@wknc.ca, or at (416) 241-9898 for more information.

 
 

Where are we?

 

We are located at the corner of Weston Road and King Street in Weston. We share a building with the Central United Church. We are just south of the 401 and north of Lawrence Avenue.

 

By TTC, the 89 Keele St bus stops right in front of our site. Additionally, the 52 Lawrence bus stops at Weston road, and we are just a couple of short blocks north of that stop.

 

For more contact information, please visit the Contact Us page.

Mount Dennis Neighbourhood Centre (MDNC)

Serving the Mount Dennis Community since 2014

 

Our secondary sister site, Mount Dennis Neighbourhood Centre (MDNC) provides essential frontline services and innovative food security projects in the Mount Dennis Community.

To respond to the issue of food insecurity in the Mount Dennis area, MDNC has operated as an incubator for novel food-justice projects, including an open-access community garden, participant-led community meal programming, youth programming, and a food start-up subsidized rental kitchen for community residents.

What services does MDNC offer?

  • Free weekend meal services: are offered at MDNC. No registration is required for these meals and there is no catchment area for service users – everyone is welcome! We serve meals every weekend – including holidays!

    • 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.

  • Rental Kitchen: MDNC has an updated, fully-functional industrial kitchen for rent. Please see below for full details.

  • Housing support services: Our certified housing worker is on-site at MDNC every Tuesday.  Assistance with finding housing in the GTA, understanding tenant rights, and applying for subsidized housing are some of the services offered through MDNC. If you would like to make an appointment with our housing worker, please contact us at info@wknc.ca.

  • Computer and phone services: Phone calls and access to the internet are available at MDNC.

  • Harm Reduction Services: MDNC is committed to providing an accepting and judgment-free zone. We offer harm reduction services, including access to hygienic supplies and appointments with a harm reduction worker. Supplies are available on a drop-in basis, but appointments must be made in advance through our contact page or in person.

  • Referrals: MDNC 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. 

MDNC Kitchen-Rental program:

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.

MDNC Hours of Operation

We are open at the following times.

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

Please contact us through this webpage, at info@wknc.ca, or at (416) 572-0203 for more information.

Where are we?

 

We are located at the corner of Weston Road and Ray Avenue. We are located on Weston Road between Jane Street and Eglinton Avenue. 

By TTC, the 89 Keele St bus stops across the street from our site. Additionally, the 32 Eglinton bus stops at Eglinton and Weston, and we are just a couple of short blocks north of that stop.

For more contact information, please visit the Contact Us page.