Tag: WTSS

Congratulations to staff for 10 years plus!

At our recent AGM, we recognized those staff members that have provided dedicated service for over 10 years at WTSS (an amazing 30% of our entire staff) for their unfailing commitment. We are very proud of the outstanding service of all our staff and volunteers. These 10 plus tenured staff members embody our values, values…

WTSS Holiday Hours 2017

Wishing you a safe and happy Holiday Season from the West Toronto Support Services Team! Please note that we have holiday hours below. Contact your program staff if you have any questions or need assistance over the break.   We’ll be back in the New Year! WTSS Holiday Season Hours The West Toronto Support Service offices…

What’s Open & Closed Labour Day Weekend in Toronto

Please Note:  The West Toronto Support Services offices will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 for the Labour Day long weekend. Contact your program supervisor if you have any questions or concerns. For an up to date list of what’s open and closed this Labour Day Weekend in Toronto, check out this link: http://www.toronto.com/things-to-do/whats-open-closed-labour-day-weekend-in-toronto/ Looking for some long…

Update re: WTSS and HCSS Proposed Merger

We are pleased to inform you that the amalgamation of West Toronto Support Services (WTSS) and Humber Community Seniors’ Services (HCSS) has been approved by the Boards of both organizations and their respective memberships in May, and was accepted by the Toronto Central LHIN at its Board meeting on June 28, 2017. For more information…

A 150th party for Canada’s birthday @WTSS.org

Yesterday, WTSS, LA Active Living Centre and LAC hosted their largest Canada Party yet to celebrate our countries 150th birthday. With just over a hundred guests and some Canadian music by the FiddleStix, attendees were treated to a fun afternoon.  Special guests included MP Arif Virani and Executive Assistant, Bhutila Karpoche for MPP Cheri DiNovo. Thank you…

Halloween visits 100 High Park

Witches, monsters and other scares came out to a Halloween Party at 100 High Park Ave. today. The party is an annual event and was organized in partnership between WTSS and LOFT. For anyone who was brave enough to stick around, a dark chocolate cake was served to all the guests. See for yourself and…

WTSS 31st AGM – September 15th, 2016

Join West Toronto Support Services for our 31st  AGM on Thursday, September 15, 2016. RSVP before September 9th at tanderson@wtss.org or (416) 653-3535 Ext. 233   A West Toronto Support Services (WTSS) news blog post. Please be sure to subscribe to get news updates directly to your email inbox. Read more about WTSS services

Join us December 8th at 7:30 p.m. and Learn How to Manage Caregiver Stress with @AlzToronto and @VHACaregiving

Are you caring for a loved one with dementia? We understand the importance of self care for the caregiver. Please join us for this useful session: What? Managing Caregiver Stress Information Session, facilitated by Amanda Schmukler@AlzToronto When? Tuesday December 8th, 2015 from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. Where? 1709 Bloor St. W., 2nd Floor For more…

Register Today for “Dinner at Betty’s: Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights

Register today for “Dinner at Betty’s and the Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights. Syme55+ Centre is organizing this event, so please book early directly at their reception (seating is limited): 33 Pritchard Avenue Toronto, ON M6N 1T4 Phone: 416-766-0388 Event Details: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 Starts at 4:00 p.m. After Dinner, we will travel to…

The @WTSSorg Team are Proud Supporters of the 2015 #WalkForMemories and @AlzToronto

As promised in our January 21st Blog Post, the WTSS team gathered together with over 1,000 other amazing people at Brookfield Place to honour people with dementia in our lives. And according to Alzheimer’s Toronto, we collectively raised over $640,000 to support people with dementia in Toronto. The West Toronto Support Services team is pleased to…

Caring for Someone at Home with Dementia: Don’t Neglect Your Own Self-Care

The decision to care for someone with dementia at home can be exhausting work – both mentally and physically. In our previous Blog Post, we shared a practical resource to simplify the home and improve environmental safety. In this Blog Post, let’s explore the ways to help you stay strong and able to cope with your…