Statement from the SRCHC Board

July 10, 2023 We are horrified and saddened by the violence and loss of life that took place at Queen St. East and Carlaw Ave. on Friday, July 7. We grieve alongside the community, as Board members of the South Riverdale Community Health Centre, as community members, and as Torontonians. Our hearts go out to […]

Highlighting an Indigenous Recipe for our SRCHC Community

Fall, and its association with all things apple, pumpkin, and warm spices, is a time to reflect on nature’s harvest and to give thanks for what it offers. It is also an opportunity to learn about the original stewards of this land and their traditions and beliefs. The Diabetes Education Community Network), Harmony Community Food […]

Welcome to SRCHC’s New Members on our Board of Directors

From left to right: Aparna Kajenthira, Mathew Cheng, Bella Bereket, Emily Hill, Rebecca Ho, Arman Hamidian, Mike Wilson, Shelley Darling, Jen Quito and Rishma Pradhan. Missing are Khadija Nakhuda, and Kristen Yee-Joshi. At the June 22, 2022, Annual General Meeting (AGM), SRCHC members voted to elect the 2022/2023 Board of Directors. This year, three new […]

Gardening Programs at SRCHC

As the weather gets warmer and the spring buds and blossoms return, we’re looking forward to another gardening season filled with possibilities. Whatever level of experience you have, even if you are a complete beginner, gardening can be for you. Using whatever green space you have at home—, even a small sunny balcony, or a […]

SRCHC COVID-19 Information

Notices to all clients, patients and visitors of the Centre, including current services and closures.

Board appoints co-CEOs to lead SRCHC during transition

SRCHC’s two directors Jason Altenberg, Director of Programs and Services, and Shannon Wiens, Director of Organizational Health Systems were jointly appointed as interim Co-Chief Executive Officers effective September 6. Lynne Raskin retired from her position as Chief Executive Officer at South Riverdale Community Health Centre effective September 5, 2019. Ms. Raskin’s leadership established a resilient […]

SRCHC Launches New Community Food Centre in East York

In early 2019, South Riverdale’s 2 Gower Street location became a partner site of Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC), a national organization that’s driving the development of community food centres across the country. Prior to this, SRCHC was and remains a Good Food Organization with CFCC with the goal of improving food security for people […]

SRCHC Funded for Consumption Treatment Services at 955 Queen Street East and 134 Sherbourne Street.

Ontario’s Government announced funding for 15 Consumption and Treatment Services sites today. News Release Ontario Continuing to Build a Connected Mental Health and Addictions Treatment System March 29, 2019 4:00 P.M. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Ontario’s Government for the People is putting patients at the centre of our integrated health care system. As […]

UPDATE Programs and Services at SRCHC – 955 Queen St East

On Sunday, January 20, 2019 SRCHC’s 955 Queen Street East location had a flood that resulted in extensive damage throughout all floors of the Health Centre. Everyone at SRCHC is pulling together to deal with the immediate impact of the flood, particularly focused on safety, servicing the community and re-building, which we anticipate will take […]

Consumption Treatment Services at SRCHC: Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Consumption and Treatment Services (CTS)? How is it different than an Overdose Prevention Site (OPS) or Supervised Consumption/Injection Site (SIS/SCS)?  Overall, these services are all quite similar. The main differences between CTS, OPS, and SIS/SCS are the expected duration of the sites, the different services they are each able to offer and […]