Circle of Care

Programs and Services

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Record #: CWL0292 Last Modified: 21 Feb 2014 Last Full Update: 21 Feb 2014
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Description & Services
Alternate NameCircle of Home Care Services (Toronto)
DescriptionServices offered: 
Home Support Services - help with personal care, such as bathing, grooming and dressing * homemaking and light housekeeping * caregiver relief * emergency care * specialized service for alzheimer’s, palliative, mental health, and acquired brain injury.  
Community Support Services - social work; transportation; Kosher meals on wheels; day centre for seniors with dementia; community case management; community hospice; supportive housing; supports for older adults facing abuse; diner's clubs; phone pals; volunteer visiting; workplace immunization clinics; caregiver supports 
Social Work and Support Groups - Social Workers/experienced facilitators offer knowledgeable guidance and friendly support in a safe group environment to make positive life changes * provide information and consultation * assessment and referral * individual and family supportive counseling * case management * facilitating linkages and service access * home visits, telephone check-ups and office interviews * community and provider educational workshops * hope through healing  
Kosher Meals on Wheels - deliver kosher meals every weekday * All meals are prepared under the supervision of the Kashruth Council of Toronto * Meals are prepared and delivered to clients for same-day dining or frozen for future use 
Volunteer Supported Services - dedicated volunteer visitors provide meaningful one-to-one social contact to older homebound individuals * Caring Phone Pals make regular calls to isolated seniors for a friendly chat and to check on their safety and well-being * The Let’s Get Together group provides frail and isolated older adults the opportunity to meet on a monthly basis  
Hospice - The hospice program provides compassionate in-home care and support to individuals who face life-threatening illness, their families and caregivers 
Transportation - qualified drivers trained in first aid and CPR provide safe, reliable and on-time transportation  
Older Adults Facing Abuse - abuse services are provided by registered Social Workers and client safety, privacy and confidentiality are assured at all times. Clients can access supportive counselling to address physical, verbal, emotional and financial abuse and neglect * work with qualified Social Workers to assess personal needs and identify services that are appropriate * develop a safety plan to minimize risk at home * receive critical information and referrals to legal, financial and community resources 
Family Caregiver Connections - services include education, outreach, supportive counseling, group counseling, respite care, couples support group, caregiving and depression support group, transportation, Kosher Meals on Wheels, service coordination and a caregiver information line 
Day Centre for Seniors - provides an inviting, safe place for members to socialize and participate in a variety of Jewish, recreational, social, and therapeutic programming
HoursOffice - 7 days a week, 7 am - 8:30 pm
Areas ServedEtobicoke ; North York ; Toronto ; York Region
BoundariesVary by servicce
FeesService - Subsidies are available to those who qualify ; Individuals qualifying for service through CCAC do not pay
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Italian ; Russian ; Services offered in a 24 languages
Contact Information
Address4211 Yonge Street, Suite 401
Toronto, ON M2P 2A9
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IntersectionYonge St/ Wilson Ave
Transit Information2 Blocks North of York Mills Subway Station
Mailing Addressc/o Circle of Care 
4211 Yonge Street, Suite 401 
Toronto, ON M2P 2A9
Office Phone416-635-2860
After Hours Phone416-635-2860
Crisis Phone416-635-2860
Toll Free Phone1-855-422-7301
Primary ContactSonia Ranieri, Client Service Manager, Circle of Care; Phone: 416-635-2900 ext 442; Email:
Alternate ContactJamie Arthur, Director of People and Organizational Development, Circle of Care; Phone: 416-635-2900 ext 485; Email:
Primary ExecutiveMichael Scheinert, President/CEO, Circle of Care; Phone: 416-635-2900 ext 451; Email:
Alternate ExecutiveDebbie Taylor, Vice President of Client Services, Circle of Care; Phone: 416-635-2900 ext 464
Volunteer CoordinatorLysa Springer, Volunteer Manager; Phone: 416-635-2900 ext 496; Email:
Other Details
Print MaterialAvailable by calling Arnold Foss, 416-635-2900 ext. 433.
EstablishedJuly 14, 1974
FundingProvincial ; Grants ; Fees ; Private ; Central LHIN, United Way Toronto, City of Toronto, UJA Federation, Claims Conference, fee for service; private donations
Service Level(30) Provincial Government ; (60) Commercial
SubjectsAlzheimer disease ; Bereavement ; Caregiver relief ; Counselling ; Day programs ; Educational resources ; Elder abuse ; Friendly visiting ; Home support ; Hospices ; Immunization ; Information and referral ; Meals on wheels ; Mental health services ; Respite care ; Support groups ; Supportive housing ; Telephone support ; Transportation