Black Creek Farm

The Black Creek Community Farm (BCCF) is a community-based urban farming project located on a seven-acre site. The site is situated on Toronto Conservation Region Authority (TRCA) land at the northern border of the community

Aging at Home

Aging at home is a seniors’ programme within the JFCFC being delivered through weekly group sessions. The initiative was founded by the Ministry of Health through Local Health Integrated Networks[1] (LHINs) in 2009 and is

Women Moving Forward

Women Moving Forward (WMF) is an initiative within the JFCFC. In 2005, the Jane-Finch Community and Family Centre established WMF. The real drive behind this initiative came from some of the previous experiences the community
Black Creek Snap

Black Creek SNAP

The Black Creek Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan (SNAP) is an initiative launched by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and developed in collaboration with Black Creek residents to transform the neighbourhood into a

The Learning Enrichment Foundation

The Learning Enrichment Foundation (LEF) is a community-based non-profit organisation based in Black Creek which provides integrated and holistic community responsive initiatives that enable individuals and families to become valued contributors to their community’s social

The Spot

The Spot (Where YOU(th) Wanna Be), is the programme targeting young people in Jane-Finch neighbourhood. It is part of the JFCFC and is located in the Yorkgate Mall, which is a shopping centre serving to


PEACH (Promoting Education and Community Health) is a community-based organisation, which provides transformative, youth-centred, social and educational programmes for marginalized youth and their families in the Jane-Finch community. Established in 1993, the organisation was originally

COSTI Specialized Housing Programme

Specialized Housing is a programme within the COSTI North York Centre (a non-profit community-based agency which provides a range of services to the community), which focuses on providing support to ‘vulnerable’ seniors in North York

Youth Enterprise Network

Youth Enterprise Network (YEN) is an initiative of the local Black Creek Coordinating Committee (a network made up of agencies in the area) made up of entrepreneurs and local organisations that have come together in

Jane and Finch Action Against Poverty

Jane and Finch Action Against Poverty (JFAAP) is a grass-roots action group, which consists of community residents and members from different organisations in the Jane-Finch area. The group was formed in October of 2008 following