ShareLife-funded agencies provide a lifeline to thousands of elderly people who struggle with isolation, poverty and mental illness. With compassion and care, these vital programs help seniors live their lives to the fullest.
individuals were served by a seniors-focussed ShareLife agency last year
seniors received mental health support through a Catholic Family Services agency in 2022
residents receive excellent long-term care at the Cardinal Ambrozic Houses of Providence.
How your donation makes a difference:
“The work of our agencies, and your generosity towards them, serve as a pathway through which acts of justice and love are realized, and the witness of the Catholic faith strengthened.”
— Cardinal Thomas Collins
Stories of inspiration
You made “The Houses” a home for Abigail
How you provided a senior with love and dignity at the end of her life
The pandemic hit Bryan very hard
How you brought hope and happiness back to Bryan’s life
You were the spark of light they needed
How you helped Hélène overcome the language barrier
A devastating phone call
How Hazel adapted to the pandemic
Les Centres d’Accueil Héritage
As the only French-speaking organization in the GTA offering community support services and supportive housing, Les Centres d’Accueil Héritage provides a full range of personal care and community aid, with special support available for the aged, sick and handicapped.
LA CENTRE for Active Seniors
Loyola Arrupe Centre for Seniors, operating as LA CENTRE for Active Seniors, proudly serves seniors in Toronto’s West End with accessible and affordable recreation and social programs, including fitness classes, community building projects, meal delivery, and more.
Cardinal Ambrozic Houses of Providence
The Cardinal Ambrozic Houses of Providence, a long-term care home that is part of Unity Health Toronto, is home to 288 residents and helps residents maintain a high quality of life, while respecting their privacy and independence. The Houses of Providence strives to create an environment that meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of its residents in a dignified and safe community.
Society of Sharing
The Society of Sharing provides volunteer services to isolated seniors and adults with physical disabilities, extending their ability to live independently in the community through sustained home visiting, escorts to medical appointments, telephone support and socialization groups.
St. John Paul the Great Family Centre
Located at St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, the St. John Paul the Great Family Centre provides regular after-school programs for youth and day programs for seniors.