Community Lunch Program

Usually the Last Friday of the Month
11:45 am to 1:30 pm

Located at the Islington Centre in the multipurpose room, this monthly program is operated by Etobicoke Services for Seniors (ESS) and is especially designed for seniors living independently in the community but who may not be able to attend our other programs.  Individuals enjoy a delicious, hot mid-day meal, dessert, tea and coffee followed by a special Health & Wellness presentation in a friendly, social setting.  Participants must be able to function independently, both mentally and physically, while at the program.  Space is limited.  Please call for availability at 416-231-3431.

Membership not required.
$4.00 per person

VIP Group – Visually Impaired Persons

This is a support group that meets at the Centre on designated Thursdays, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Enjoy good conversation and share information with one another. 

Leave your contact information at the Centre if you would like to join this group.

Next meeting is on Thursday, May 31st.

Income Tax Clinic

First 3 Thursdays in March,  from 6 to 8 pm

This clinic is held free of charge to help seniors with a simple tax situation on limited income who cannot afford to hire professional help.  Limited income is considered to be less than $30,000.00 for total household income without dependents and less than $40,000.00 for a person with dependents.  Appointments must be made in advance through the front office by calling 416-231-3431.
Seniors only.
Please note:
We do not prepare returns for seniors who:
– are deceased
– file for bankruptcy
– have self-employment income
– have capital gains or losses
– have employment expenses or have a business
– have rental income or expenses

Foot Clinic

Robert Sterin DPM, podiatrist, visits the Centre twice a month on Monday mornings from 8:45 am until 10:45 am to take care of minor foot problems.  Each patient is required to pay a $10.00 charge and provide a health card number.  You must be a member  and you will be required to pay for missed appointments that have not been previously cancelled.

By appointment only.

Congregate Dining for Frail Elderly

Mondays or Tuesdays, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Located at the Islington Centre in the multipurpose room
This weekly program is operated by Etobicoke Services for Seniors (ESS) and is especially designed for socially isolated seniors.  Individuals enjoy a delicious, nutritious mid-day meal and recreational activities in a friendly, social setting.  Participants must be able to function independently, both mentally and physically, while at the program.  To register for this program you must contact ESS directly at 416-243-0127.