FST releases 2017-18 annual report
June 21, 2018
Family Service Toronto held its Annual General Meeting on June 20 at its new downtown office at 355 Church Street. The event was attended by board members, staff, and visitors and was followed by an Open House and tours of our new facilities. More than 100 community partners, sector friends, former board members and guests… Continue reading FST releases 2017-18 annual report
Lawrence office closes June 15
June 14, 2018
Client services will be affected through June 26 as the result of Family Service Toronto’s closure of its 700 Lawrence Avenue West offices and move to Sterling Road and Church Street. FST’s Options, PDP, Passport, & PassportONE offices will relocate to 202-128A Sterling Road and open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27. Staff will… Continue reading Lawrence office closes June 15
Happy Pride month from FST!
June 14, 2018
Family Service Toronto is celebrating the diversity and inclusiveness of the city’s third annual Pride month throughout June and salutes the work of its David Kelley Services unit. FST’s DKS unit is committed to trauma-informed, anti-oppression practices to help empower LGBTQ+ individuals, couples and families, as well as people living with, affected by or concerned… Continue reading Happy Pride month from FST!
YWCA salutes Margaret Hancock
May 25, 2018
Family Service Toronto’s Executive Director was honoured May 24 with one of 2018’s Women of Distinction awards by the Toronto YWCA. “Margaret Hancock’s work has created a ripple effect of inclusivity and social justice,” the YWCA states on its website. “When Margaret comes to the table she has the unique ability to harness the power… Continue reading YWCA salutes Margaret Hancock
FST opens 355 Church
May 23, 2018
Our counselling and central administrative services are now open at our new downtown office at 355 Church Street. FST previously occupied the site, which has been under redevelopment since 2015. Offices were temporarily relocated to 128A Sterling Road in the city’s west end during construction. FST has partnered with Tridel for their Alter condominium project which sits 29 storeys… Continue reading FST opens 355 Church
Phone Service Interruption
May 23, 2018
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FST awards two contracts
April 23, 2018
Family Service Toronto has awarded two contracts following separate competitive procurement processes this spring. FST awarded an Internal Audit contract to KPMG LLP for its PassportONE project and selected Greenway Property Solutions Inc. for a one-year cleaning services contract at its new downtown office podium opening May 23. The cleaning contract was awarded following a… Continue reading FST awards two contracts
FST salutes our volunteers
April 16, 2018
FST is celebrating National Volunteer Week by recognizing and thanking those who give their time and skills to make a difference in their community and share our vision of a city in which individuals, families and communities are resilient and thriving. This year’s national recognition event runs from April 15-21 and celebrates Canada’s 12.7 million… Continue reading FST salutes our volunteers
FST counsellor wins VAW award
March 28, 2018
An FST counsellor who has worked in the Violence Against Women (VAW) field for the last 20 years has been named as one of 2018’s Soul of a Warrior Awards recipients by the Woman Abuse Council of Toronto (ACT). Congratulations to Vania Sukola, who was honored with the Leadership Award for her work as FST’s lead… Continue reading FST counsellor wins VAW award
Congrats to our Executive Director!
March 8, 2018
Congratulations to Margaret Hancock, Family Service Toronto’s Executive Director, who has been named as one of 2018’s Women of Distinction award recipients by the Toronto YWCA. “Margaret Hancock’s work has created a ripple effect of inclusivity and social justice,” the YWCA states on its website. “When Margaret comes to the table she has the unique… Continue reading Congrats to our Executive Director!
FST salutes social workers
March 7, 2018
Family Service Toronto recognizes the dedication and commitment of social workers and social service workers as we mark Social Work Week from March 5-11 across Ontario. This year’s theme is Social Workers on the Front Line of Real Issues and activities are focused on helping the public understand the value of social workers in Ontario.… Continue reading FST salutes social workers
Ont. lens on gender-based violence
March 1, 2018
Family Service Toronto is pleased Ontario is moving to bolster its commitment to ending domestic and sexual violence by launching a new strategy to support survivors and end the cycle of violence. The plan will help survivors and families get the support they need, when they need it, as well as help to prevent violence… Continue reading Ont. lens on gender-based violence