DROP-IN
Activities and Programs

CRC’s Drop-In is a vibrant and safe space where participants and neighbours are welcomed. Each person is treated with dignity and respect in a warm and friendly environment.

It’s like a community living room where one can come to meet old friends and make new ones, share stories, receive support, engage in activities, volunteer, or enjoy a delicious, healthy meal!

Drop-In KnittingParticipants are supported through conversation, counseling, referrals, and housing supports. All of our programs are free and open to people of all backgrounds. Our goal is to bring people together and walk with them as we help to re-build and maintain healthy lives.

Our staff develops programs that respond to the needs and desires of our participants and neighbours in an inclusive and cohesive community setting. Dedicated and skilled volunteers help with many of our activities.

In addition to our regular programming we also provide seminars or hold information tables that address day-to-day living on topics such as harm reduction, health information, how to access services such as the library, and more. We also have a free community phone available for local calls.

All are encouraged to join us and bring program ideas, stories, and extra hands so that we can support and learn from each other.

Weekly Activities

Drop-In SoftballAs part of our regular weekly programming we provide the following opportunities for participants to explore their hobbies, share their talents, and promote personal growth and community togetherness.

  • Art Drop-In
  • Bingo
  • Games Club (board games and table games)
  • Community Worship
  • Knitting Club
  • Music Jam Sessions
  • Softball (Summer)
  • Tennis (Summer)
  • Running Club (Summer)

Community Outings

We also provide opportunities for participants to explore and engage with interesting and unique events outside of the 40 Oaks building. We do this through organizing community outings, some examples include:

  • Ice Skating
  • Maple Syrup Festival at Bronte Creek
  • Allen Gardens
  • Swimming
  • Riverdale Farm
  • Evergreen Brick Works

In addition to the above activities, we bring in guest speakers, live bands or performances, and have events for special occasions and cultural celebrations. We also participate in the annual Scotia Bank Toronto Waterfront Marathon and invite participants to join our cheering team!

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For information please contact:

Raymond Mallozzi
Drop-In Coordinator
416-363-4234 ext. 227
raymondm@tcrc.ca