The following agencies and grant recipients are supported by the Corporate Campaign. All ShareLife-funded agencies share the Catholic tradition of serving the entire community regardless of religious affiliation.
Catholic Community Services of York Region
21 Dunlop Street, Unit 101, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 2M6
CCSYR is a Family Service Agency offering counselling and educational group services to help people cope with mental health needs, parenting issues and relationship challenges. CCSYR is also a Settlement Agency, assisting immigrants and refugees in over 30 languages
Catholic Family Services of Durham
707 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa, ON L1H 4K5
Catholic Family Services of Durham exists to provide help, hope and healing to individuals, couples and families, regardless of beliefs, through evidence-based clinical therapy, psycho-educational counselling and support. CFS Durham staff members help victims of family violence obtain the protection and safety they need to strengthen their lives.
Catholic Family Services Peel-Dufferin
Locations in Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon and Orangeville
CFSPD provides counselling services and education programs to individuals, struggling couples, and families dealing with emotional and relational issues, including domestic violence, stress, couple and family problems, emotional trauma and bereavement.
Catholic Family Services of Toronto
1155 Yonge Street, Suite 200, Toronto, ON M4T 1W2
CFS Toronto’s counselling/psychotherapy services, Violence Against Women (VAW), New Beginnings and wellness programs help individuals, couples and families in difficult situations move through tough transitions and make positive changes in their lives. The agency also offers extensive marriage/remarriage preparation and family life programs.
Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County
(705) 726-2503 | Barrie location
Seven locations across the Simcoe-Muskoka region
CFSSC is an accredited registered Canadian charity providing fully inclusive counselling and psychotherapy across Simcoe Muskoka.
Natural Family Planning Association
3050 Yonge Street, Suite 205, Toronto, ON M4N 2K4
The Natural Family Planning Association helps women learn to identify their natural signals of fertility and infertility using the Billings Ovulation Method of family planning. Fertility awareness programs are also offered to mothers and daughters, students, young adults and couples.
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys FertilityCare Toronto
201-9225 Leslie Street, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3H6
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys FertilityCare is an agency that provides instruction in the Creighton Model FertilityCareTM System, a standardized method of tracking biomarkers of a woman’s reproductive cycle. This information can be accurately used by couples to plan their families both for achieving and avoiding pregnancy, or by a single woman to help her understand her cycles.
Immigrants and refugees
Catholic Crosscultural Services
Eight locations in Scarborough, Mississauga and Brampton
Catholic Crosscultural Services (CCS) provides immigrants and refugees with a number of services to make transition and integration to their new life in Canada easier. Programs include settlement counselling, English language instruction, job search, settlement and education partnership in Toronto, Violence Against Women (VAW), mental health and wellbeing, as well as Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP).
Office of Refugees of the Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT)
(416) 934-3400 ext. 804
830 Bathurst Street, Suite 104, Toronto, ON M5R 3G1
ORAT helps resettle refugees from overseas to Canada through the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program of the Archdiocese of Toronto. The office works with parishes and religious orders to help newcomers settle and integrate into Canadian society.
People with special needs
Good Shepherd Ministries
412 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON M5A 1T3
ShareLife supports the Good Shepherd Centre’s 25-bed Drug and Rehabilitation Recovery Enrichment Program (DARE), a post-detoxification and pre-treatment program offering homeless men with addictions a safe place to live while awaiting treatment.
842 Wilson Avenue, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON M3K 1E5
Mary Centre supports a variety of residential and outreach services for adults with developmental challenges, helping them attain greater self-confidence and personal independence so they can have fulfilling educational, employment and life experiences.
Our Place Community of Hope
1183 Davenport Road, Toronto, ON M6H 2G7
Our Place Community of Hope is a program of St. Michael’s Homes. This program provides a safe space for people with mental health issues to socialize with each other and access services that build skills for independent living. A variety of social and recreational programs are available for people who have been marginalized because of their illness.
Silent Voice Canada
(416) 463-1104 (Voice) & (416) 463-3928 (TTY)
60 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 400, Toronto, ON M4T 1N5
Silent Voice is the only organization in the GTA offering programs, services and community and family-based support to Deaf children, youth and adults in an American Sign Language (ASL) environment. ASL instruction is available for hearing family members.
St. Michael’s Homes
262 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON M5A 2G2
St. Michael’s Homes provides services for men in recovery from addictions, including residential treatment, aftercare, and supportive housing through their Matt Talbot Housing Program.
St. Bernadette’s Family Resource Centre
D’Arcy McGee School, 20 Bansley Avenue, Room 138/139, Toronto, ON M6E 2A2
St. Bernadette’s integrates children, youth and adults with developmental and/or physical challenges with their able peers. Parent relief programs and support groups are available to help care givers better face the challenges they encounter.
Cardinal Ambrozic Houses of Providence
3276 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, ON M1L 1W1
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.
LA CENTRE for Active Seniors
106-55 Rankin Crescent, Toronto, ON M6P 4E4
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.
Les Centres d’Accueil Héritage
33 Hahn Place, Toronto, ON M5A 4G2
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.
Society of Sharing
25 Linden Street #208, Toronto, ON M4Y 1V5
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.
Birthright of Toronto
777 Coxwell Avenue, Toronto, ON M4C 3C6
Birthright helps women facing an unplanned pregnancy by offering emotional support, free pregnancy testing, and maternity and baby clothes. They also give women information and referrals to help them meet their legal, medical, financial, and housing needs.
3020 Lawrence Avenue East, Scarborough, ON M1P 2T7
Rosalie Hall focuses on the needs of pregnant and parenting youth with mental health issues, their children and families. They provide a range of services including counselling and therapy, residential care, a high school program, early learning and child care services.
Rose of Durham – Division of CFSD
707 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa, ON L1H 4K5
Rose of Durham Young Parents Support Division is a program of Catholic Family Services of Durham. This program offers young parents a variety of critical programs to help them deal with the challenges of pregnancy, childbirth and parenting. Programs include individual and group counselling, prenatal and parenting classes, and a high school partnership.
Rose of Sharon Services for Young Mothers
361 Eagle Street, Newmarket, ON L3Y 1K5
Rose of Sharon provides free services to young mothers (14-25 years) and children (0-5 years) in a welcoming environment. Programs include parenting education, one-on-one counselling, practical supports such as food, clothing and diapers, child minding and a high school partnership.
5659 McAdam Road, Unit C2, Mississauga, ON L4Z 1N9
Vita Centre is dedicated to providing excellent support, education and counselling to vulnerable families, including pregnant and parenting youth, with the goal of empowering them to move forward and thrive. Vita Centre services include counselling, parenting groups, and access to practical supports such as diapers, formula, and gently used baby clothes. The goal of our programs and services is to support parents to access resources and information to help them create the best possible outcomes for their families.
Children and youth
c/o Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Toronto Central Council
240 Church Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1Z2
Referred by social service agencies, school boards and parishes, boys from across the Greater Toronto Area and beyond receive a safe summer camp experience at Camp Ozanam. Activities include aquatics, crafts, skills sports and field sports.
Covenant House Toronto
20 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON M5B 2P3
Covenant House Toronto offers a place to stay and 24/7 crisis care to homeless youth, providing a wide range of services under one roof, including education, counselling, health care and employment assistance.
Youth In Transition (YIT)
20 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON M5B 2P3
Administered by Covenant House, Youth In Transition is an innovative program that provides youth ages 16-24 coming from child welfare, youth justice and children’s mental health programs with one-on-one support to make a smooth and positive transition into adulthood.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Toronto
1155 Yonge Street, Suite 400, Toronto, ON M4T 1W2
Catholic Charities provides planning, co-ordination and support to Catholic social services. This office refers clients, organizes volunteers, conducts regular agency reviews, works with ShareLife to allocate funds, and ensures a high standard of service is met by all member agencies.
90 Allstate Parkway, Suite 300, Markham, ON L3R 6H3
ShareLife funding allows SE Health to offer mentoring opportunities to other social service agencies. SE Health also helps agencies achieve administrative efficiency by providing back-office services in the areas of human resources and financial management. In addition, ShareLife supports SE Health’s Palliative Care HopeLine and its palliative care efforts for the homeless at Journey Home Hospice.