Programs and Services

The House offers more than 20 programs and a variety of courtesy services to provide families with some fun and relaxation during chaotic times.

Volunteers cooking dinner
Food programs: Our array of food programs includes our Home for Dinner program, in which corporate and community groups support families by cooking a healthy meal up to three or four nights a week. We offer food staples in our pantry, and adults and children can enjoy participating in our cooking classes and "Kids Kitchen."

Adult and children playing drums
Activity program: Run by our amazing volunteers, our activity program creates a vibrant environment in the House that encourages imagination, fun and creativity. Activities include crafts, woodworking, cooking, games, pet visits, movie nights and holiday-themed parties.

Adults doing yoga in the Tranquility Garden
Wellness program: Complimentary massages, yoga and workshops for parents on self-care and wellness help ease the burden on family members of all ages.

Little boy with stethoscope and teddy bear
Child Life program: Our trained Child Life Specialist helps ease children's anxiety and assist all family members in coping with the stress of their situation.

Subaru with RMHC Toronto logo
Family car: Available to family members, 25 years and older, holding a valid G driver's license, on a sign-out basis for use in the GTA.

Toiletries in a cupboard
Help Yourself cupboard: Stocked with free toiletries, clothing and other items families might need.

Stroller, crib and jolly jumper
Loan items: Strollers, cribs, playpens, car seats and other large child care items are available for loan at the Front Desk.

Kids running through sprinkler
Summer Fun: Children of all ages who are living at the House can participate in our free summer camp each July and August. Summer Fun is presented in partnership with Rexall Foundation.

Teacher reading to students
School: Staffed by three full-time teachers, RMHC Toronto School is recognized by the Ministry of Education and welcomes children in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. More information.