Overview of Resources

Resources Overview

The following resources have been compiled for the purpose of facilitating research when exploring potential services, discovering new opportunities or browsing for ideas when planning. Some programs may have specific criteria, program requirements for admission or fees for services. 

Check out the websites for further information, as some agencies and programs have more services than listed here or a program may no longer be available.
If you have a resource to add to the list or would like to report an inactive link, please feel free to leave a message on this blog.

Start Here: The List of Direct Referral Resources provides a compilation of  directories or access points.

Community Engagement


  • Arts / Music/ Crafts / Dance
  • Community Programs
  • Day Programs
  • Social Groups
  • Education / Literacy / Classes
  • Sports and Exercise
  • Employment 
  • Volunteer
  • Virtual Programs
  • Person Directed Planning Resources
  • Things to do in Toronto

Mental Health and Clinical Resources


  • Clinical Resources
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Addictions and Harm Reduction

Physical Health and Accessibility Resources

  • Medical and Health Resources
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Genetic Disorders
  • Seniors and Geriatric Programs
  • Sexual Health and Relationships

Assistive and Supportive Services


Assistive and Supportive Services


  • Capacity (SDM/POA/OPGT) and Advocacy Resources
  • Caregiver Supports
  • Case Management
  • Crisis Supports 
  • Drop-ins
  • Foodbanks and Low Cost Meals and Supplies
  • Funding and Financial Supports and Services
  • Housing Supports
  • Hearing and Vision Impairment Services
  • Interpretation  and Communication Services
  • Legal Services and Justice Coordination
  • Life Skills Training
  • Respite and Staffing Supports
  • Transportation

Specialized Services and Supports

  • Culture-based Programs
  • Indigenous Supports
  • LGBTQIA2S+ Resources
  • Newcomer and Refugee Programs
  • Women's Programs
  • Youth Programs

Trainings and Tools

  • Resource Guides
  • Government Acts
  • Trainings