THE CORNER

A community hub for residents.

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About The Corner

In May 2011, the St. James Town Community Corner at 200 Wellesley opened its doors. The Corner is a fully accessible set of offices, meeting spaces, program rooms and community kitchen dedicated to local initiatives and services to benefit the neighbourhood. This collaboration between residents, public and private funders and service providers is a unique St. James Town community success story.

Operating out of the Toronto Community Housing (TCHC) building, at 200 Wellesley St. E., the facility was formed by a local steering committee after consulting with the community, and it is the result of more than five years of effort by local resident volunteers in partnership with a number of service providers. All are committed to improve access for St. James Town residents to services, supports and opportunities to meet, plan and build a strong, healthy neighbourhood.

Our Mission

The St. James Town Community Corner fosters community engagement and improves community well-being by providing access to inclusive space, green initiatives, facilitating an integrated continuum of services and programs, building community partnerships, and advocating to address systemic neighborhood issues.

Our Vision

Healthy, vibrant and thriving community with a strong sense of belonging.

Our Values

Upcoming Events and Activities

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SERVICES

Health Access St. James Town

(Health and Social Services)

At the corner residents can get access to several services aimed at the physical, mental, social and financial well being of residents. Health Access St. James Town refers you to appropriate services within or outside The Corner based on your  specific requirements.

Primary Health

Dealing with a health issues? Need help with health and social services?

Diabetic Clinic

Are you diabetic? Do you need guidance or diet and nutrition?

Counseling

Do you feel down, sad or lonely and need to talk to someone?

Case Management

Personalized support and guidance through life’s ups and downs.

Housing Support

Are you looking for affordable homes or shelter homes?

Employment Support

Are you looking for a job, need career advice or want help with your resume?

Settlement Support

Are you a newcomer to Canada and looking to connect with services and the community?

Senior Support

Are you 55+ years old and looking for support and care?

Front Area Services

At the corner the residents can gain access to variety of services during the weekdays from 9 am to 8 pm.

At the front area residents can get access to  basic facilities such as

  • internet
  • printer/copier
  • fax machines
  • community kitchen and
  • meeting rooms

Programs and Activities at The Corner

Supporting the community further, The Corner hosts various Programs and activities that are organised by partner agencies and volunteers for the residents.

Kids & Youth programs

Seniors Programs

Health and Wellness Programs

Social Groups

Newcomer Programs

Community Capacity Building Programs

History of the Corner

Ambassadors

Be a St. James Town Ambassador.

Placement Students

Work with us as a placement student?

Volunteers

Volunteering opportunities at The Corner.

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