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Eglinton Hill Centre (St. Clair West Services for Seniors)

  • Status:
    Non-profit 
  • Main Communities Served:
    Homeless, Seniors 
  • Main Catchment Area:
    Ontario 
  • Languages:
    English 
  • Arts Focus:
    Dance, Literary Arts, Media Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Multidisciplinary Arts 
  • Main Community-Engaged Arts / Arts for Social Change Activities:
    Eglinton Hill Centre has an ever-expanding range of programs and activities (suited to various levels and abilities) including exercise, dance, crafts and computers, among others.
    We also offer health and wellness programs through workshops, clinics and forums to promote good nutrition, physical, social and mental well-being as well as the health of the community.
    And there’s more! Our drop-in program allows Eglinton Hill Centre members to connect over a cup of coffee, games, conversation and friendship.
    We feature special events and outings, as well as multicultural and intergenerational activities – something for everyone.
    The following are some of the past and current programs and classes offered at Eglinton Hill Centre:
    Jewellery and Craft Club: An open space to explore and practice a wide range of creative programs. Instructed in English.
    Latin Dance Class: A fun exercise class to the rhythms of tropical music.
    Line Dancing: A fun and social form of exercise. Easy to follow step accompanied by a variety of upbeat music. (seasonal)
    ‘O Cantinho Português’: A variety of social, art and craft, and recreational activities. Instructed in Portuguese.

    Photography Club: Join fellow photography lovers to practice and explore the art of digital photography, no experience required. Cameras are provided for club use. (seasonal)
    Alegría Saturday Spanish Social & Recreational Program: Physical and cognitive exercises, Community Kitchen and other leisure activities.
    Sewing/ Craft Club: Beginner and Advanced level. Beginner level is a mentored class to learn sewing skills. Advanced level is an instructed class to expand your creative skills.
    Painting studio: Exhibiting painting club. Instructed in Spanish. African dance and drumming.
    Programs are accessible with a $35 yearly membership fee which allows members to attend all programs." 
  • Mandate/Mission:
    St. Clair West Services for Seniors will proactively provide valuable, innovative, and caring support services for individuals who want to maintain their quality of life while living in their own homes. We will ensure that agency services are accessible to all regardless of economic status, linguistic needs, or ethnic origins, and operate such services where possible by volunteer labour. 
  • Main Contact Name:
    Nico Cassidy, Manager of Community Development 
  • Phone:
    (416) 787-2114 ext. 238 
  • Website:
  • Address:
    2562 Eglinton Avenue West
    Toronto, ON  M6M 1T4 

Last updated on 2019-05-24 13:28:32. Photos credit of: Eglinton Hill Members and Sonya Young - Submitted by: Sonya Young, Freelance Marketing Specialist, Eglinton Hill Centre