Funders and Partners

FUNDERS:

New Horizons for Seniors Program
The New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) is a federal grants and contributions program that supports projects led by or inspired by seniors who want to make a difference in the lives of others and in their communities.

Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility (formerly the Ontario Ministry of Seniors Affairs)
The Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility develops and delivers public services to seniors to improve their quality of life so they can be safe, engaged, active and healthy.

Ontario Trillium Foundation
Ontario Trillium Foundation helps build healthy and vibrant communities in Ontario.  The Foundation provides grants to Ontario’s charitable and not-for-profit organizations working in the arts and culture, environment, human and social services and sports and recreation sectors.

 

PARTNERS:

Alzheimer Society Toronto
Alzheimer Society provides education and support for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, and their caregivers.

Care Watch Toronto
Care Watch is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit advocacy organization led by seniors, with a focus on in-home long-term care in Ontario.

Older Women’s Network (OWN)
OWN is a voice for mid-life and older women in Ontario, one that challenges discrimination on the basis of age, gender, religion or disability.

Open Lab, UHN
Open Lab, University Health Network, is a design and innovative shop dedicated to finding creative solutions that transform the way health care is delivered and experienced.

SPRINT Senior Care
SPRINT Senior Care is an accredited, not-for-profit community support agency in Toronto which offers a wide range of practical and low-cost services to seniors and their caregivers.

Toronto Public Library
Toronto Public Library is one of the world’s busiest library systems, with 100 branches across the city, holding more than 10 million books, movies and other resources.  It provides free and equitable access to services which meet the changing needs of Torontonians.

 York University
The Centre for Aging Research and Education, Faculty of Health, York University, is conducting an international seven-year study of age-friendly best practices. TCA and the City of Toronto are community partners.

 

MEMBERSHIPS IN:

Ontario Association of Councils on Aging (OACA)
OACA is a network of agencies/organizations interested in issues of aging and the needs of seniors in Ontario.  The organization coordinates, educates, advocates and researches to enhance the quality of life of seniors.

Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Organizations (OSSCO)
OSSCO/SOCAO is a registered, charitable provincial organization.  Its tag line “Seniors transforming Ontario through wisdom, insight and experience” expresses its mission and membership.

Social Planning Toronto
Social Planning Toronto is committed to independent social planning at the local and city-wide levels in order to improve the quality of life for all people in Toronto.  It is committed to diversity, social and economic justice, and active civil participation in all aspects of community life.

Southern Ontario Age-Friendly network – Community of Practice (SOA-FN)
SOA-FN consists of municipalities and organizations that are working to improve age-friendly communities.

Volunteer Toronto
Volunteer Toronto is a charitable organization whose work strives to build a strong, inclusive, caring and committed community of people who willingly give of their time and energy towards building a healthy city.

 

REPRESENTATION ON:

City of Toronto Seniors Strategy Accountability Table

Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accountability Liaison Committee (through OACA)

Service Canada, Ontario Region, Senior Advisory Committee