City of Toronto Seniors Health Services


The City of Toronto is committed to improving quality of life for seniors, building and sustaining communities that ensure seniors’ needs are met, and that they are supported to live full and healthy lives.

To connect with any community-based health and social support services and crisis services, call 211 (available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in multiple languages) or the Toronto Seniors Helpline at 416-217-2077.

Reminders for who to call in an emergency.

  • Health Care in Your Home
  • Programs Outside of Your Home
  • Mental Health

Homemakers & Nurses Services

The City offers a Homemakers and Nurses Services program for low-income seniors. It includes light housekeeping, laundry, grocery shopping and meal preparation.

Get more information by emailing or calling 416-392-8579. There is currently a wait list for services.

Prevent Falls

One in three older adults fall at least once a year with most indoor falls occurring in the bedroom and bathroom. Learn how to reduce the risk of falling.

Paramedic Clinics in Select Toronto Community Housing Buildings

The Community Paramedic Led Clinics (CPLC) take place in five Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) buildings in Scarborough and West Etobicoke areas. These wellness clinics provide weekly physical and mental health monitoring and works to connect residents of the building in need of services with local health care teams and agencies.

Community-Based Services

There are many services available to help seniors access food and essentials, get health and personal care in their homes, get mental health supports, and more. Call 211 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) or the Toronto Seniors Helpline (416-217-2077) to be referred to the right supports for you.

Supportive Housing Services

The Supportive Housing Services program is a community-based service promoting independent living to eligible residents in designated buildings. The program offers the stability and safety of intermittent 24-hour support and an on-site Registered Practical Nurse.

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