Findhelp Information Services

211 Central Ontario

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Record #: CDR0286 Last Modified: 23 May 2013 Last Full Update: 23 May 2013
Record Details
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/211Central
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/211Central
Website Website: www.findhelp.ca/
SOCIAL_MEDIA_ICONFacebook Twitter Website
Phone
Office Phone416-397-4636; 2-1-1 (within 416 and 647 area codes); Volunteer Opportunities 416-392-4562; Administration 416-392-4605
Fax416-392-4404
TTY Phone416-392-3778
Address/Location Info
Address543 Richmond St W, Ste 125
Toronto, ON M5V 1Y6
 
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Located In CommunityToronto Central
IntersectionBathurst St/Queen St W
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Partially Accessible - Wheelchair
Description/Eligibility/Service Details
DescriptionProvides community information services

211 * 416-397-4636 * 2-1-1 (within 416 and 647 area codes) * provides confidential information and referral on a wide range of community, social services, health, and government programs * information counselors assess, refer and advocate to assist persons in contacting appropriate services * information provided by telephone, e-mail or mail * www.211Toronto.ca

Data and resource coordination services - includes Ontario-wide web resources at www.211Ontario.ca

Order Desk - 416-392-4575 * publications, customized printouts, labels, advertising and memberships

Training And Outreach Requests * 416-392-4544 * provides training on assessment, information, referral, interviewing, communication and advocacy skills (fee charged) * outreach presentations (free, but honoraria requested)

Possibilities/Possibilités * www.poss.ca * 416-392-4698 * online e-zine * for unemployed and underemployed people and their advocates seeking training information * information includes news, events, job fairs, articles, searchable database of local Employment Resource Centres * links to other employment and training programs

Partnership Opportunities * 416-392-4566 * information partnerships for development of community directories, databases or helplines
HoursMon-Sun 24 hours *Walk in services Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedPeel Region - Some services provided for residents of Peel ; Toronto (City of)
FeesPublications - Fees for most ; None - Helplines free
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Amharic ; Arabic ; Chinese ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Czech ; Farsi (Persian) ; Filipino ; Hindi ; Italian ; Kinyarwanda ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Slovak ; Spanish ; Swahili ; Urdu ; *Telephone interpretation to access service can be arranged for over 180 languages 
*Rundi, Kurdish, Nepal are also available.
Contact Information
E-Mailinfo@findhelp.ca
Websitewww.findhelp.ca
Primary ExecutiveSue Wilkinson, Executive Director and CEO
Other Info
Alternate Name211 Toronto
FundingCity / Town - Toronto ; Provincial - Ontario ; United Way
Service Level(70) Community Information
Subjects
SubjectsCommunity information centres ; Employment ; Homeless people ; Information and referral ; Job search training ; Online searching ; Publications