Employment & Social Services


Read about supports and services offered by government and community agencies:



You can also read about health and crisis situations.




Crisis situations (For emergencies call 9-1-1)

Also see Help for people in crisis or read about housing resources.


Education and Training




Read about Employment and Social Services’ Employment Centres and Employment services for job seekers.


Family and child related services

If your child has a disability you may also want to read about resources for people with disabilities.


Food banks

  • 211 Toronto – information on free or low-cost meals for people who have low incomes or are homeless
  • Daily Bread Food Bank – information on food banks in your area (416-203-0050)
  • FoodLink Hotline – information on food banks in your area (416-392-6655)


Health and mental health



You can also read about legal services


Identification (ID)


Immigration/ Newcomers


Income Supports

Read about benefits and supports from Employment and Social Services.


Legal Services


People with disabilities

You can also read about health resources.





  • Visit 311 to access City of Toronto programs and services
  • 211Toronto – listing of community services for people who are 12 to 29 years of age
  • Partnership to Advance Youth Employment (PAYE) – an employment program for youth living in Toronto’s priority neighbourhoods
  • Youth Connect – community resources related to health, education, recreation and employment
  • Youth.gc.ca – information and services, from jobs and education to budgeting and sports
  • YouthTO - one-stop access to information about services, health resources, employment, volunteer, recreation and cultural opportunities for youth.


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