Programming Updates for September

Here's what's on in September:

Street Health and Harm Reduction programming:

  • The Men's Drop-In will take place on Thursday September 5th and 19th.
  • The next ID Clinic will take place on Wednesday September 18th from 10AM-12PM.
  • As on Monday September 9th, the Kit Group will no longer be taking place on Tuesdays and Thursdays but will be moved to Monday afternoons from 2-5PM in the Board Room. To sign up, please call Jacub at 416.537.2455, ext 271, or drop by the Harm Reduction Room on the first floor.
  • Due to the Kit Group, the Harm Reduction Room will no longer be open on Monday afternoons. It will still be open on Monday mornings from 10AM-12PM and in the mornings and afternoons on Tuesday to Friday.

Seniors programming:

  • The Seniors Drop-In will place on Tuesday September 3rd and 17th from 1-3PM. There will do be drop-in on September 10th and 24th.
  • The English Conversation Club takes place on Monday mornings from 10AM-12PM.
  • The Salad Making Group will take place on Thursday September 12th from 10AM-12PM.

Diabetes programming:

  • The Living Well Lunch Club will be taking place on Monday September 9th at 12:30PM.
  • Living Life Well with Diabetes, an eight week program that looks at healthy eating on a budget, physical activity, understanding medications, managing blood sugars, coping with stress and goal setting, wil take place on Thursdays from 1:30-3:30PM from September 12th to November 7th. To register, please call Mel at 416.537.2455, ext. 236.

LGBTQ programming:

  • The LGBTQ Drop-In will take place on Tuesdays from 2-4PM. Join on September 3rd and 10th for games. On September 17th we'll have a guest speaker in to talk about mindful meditation. On September 24th we'll see a movie at Market Square (leaving the Centre at 12PM). On September 30th we'll have a mindful walking exercise. For more information, please call Connie at 416.537.2455, ext. 232.

Closure notice:

  • Parkdale CHC will be closed on Saturday August 31st and Monday September 2nd for Labour Day.

For more information, or to view a complete list of programs and services offered, please visit our Program Calendar.

Labour Day Weekend Closure Notice

Parkdale CHC will be closed this Saturday August 1st and Monday September 2nd for Labour Day.

Have a safe and wonderful long weekend!

The summer newsletter is hot off the presses!

Read about our programming and events in the summer edition of our biannual newsletter, which can be found under the About Us menu link or viewed here.

If you would like a hard copy of our newsletter, please ask for one the next time you drop by the Centre!

You're invited to Parkdale CHC's 29th Annual AGM!

Parkdale CHC invites you to its 29th Annual General Meeting on Tuesday September 24th at 6PM.

This year's AGM will take place at Parkdale CHC at 1229 Queen St W (at Dufferin).

RSVP by September 20th, 2013, by contacting Beth Wierzbicki by telephone: 416-537-2455 ext. 309 or email:

Everyone is welcome! Light refreshments will be provided following the AGM.

Hungarian and Roma Drop-In to be discontinued

The Hungarian and Roma Drop-In will be discontinued at the end of August 2013. The last drop-in will take place on Monday August 26th from 2-4PM.

If you have an urgent health issue you may come to our regular daily medical drop-in, which is available for all registered clients, or book an appointment with your health care provider. We will continue to provide Hungarian language interpretation services.


Coming this September: trauma-informed yoga for women

This September, the Women's Connection Program will offer a four week trauma-informed yoga group for women at our satellite location at 27 Roncesvalles Avenue.

Join us to improve your:

  • Stress management skills
  • Self- awareness
  • Self- Control
  • Self- compassion

Through techniques such as:

  • Deep breathing
  • Relaxation
  • Mindfulness Meditation

Childcare, snacks, and TTC tokens will be provided. This group will run on Mondays from 1:30-3PM from September 9th to 30th. To register, please call Isabel: 415.537.8222, ext. 305.

Weekend Closure Notice

Parkdale CHC will be closed this Saturday August 3rd and Monday August 5th for the Civic Holiday.

Have a safe and wonderful long weekend!