Mission Statement

Lumacare aspires to enhance, engage, and empower the members of our diverse community by providing equitable, accessible and high quality services.

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Lumacare provides a diverse range of over 15 essential programs and services in the community.

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Lumacare represents our unrelenting focus on quality, and our passion for excellence and above all, signifies our tireless commitment to bring light into the lives of each and every one of our clients.



Upcoming Events

May
31
Tue
iCAN FREE TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP @ 3680 Keele Street and 2195 Jane Street
May 31 all-day
iCAN FREE TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP @ 3680 Keele Street and 2195 Jane Street

For a short period of time, Lumacare is offering free technology workshops for Seniors to be empowered connecting with technology.

EVERY TUESDAY 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at 3680 Keele Street
Keele Street Poster

EVERY WEDNESDAY 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. at 2195 Jane Steet
Jane Street Poster

Join Lumacare in a small group setting for basic one-to-one assistance to learn and expand your technical skills and gain experience.

  • Beginners are welcome
  • No experience is necessary
  • Materials available for in program use including a laptop, tablet, phone etc.

This is a registered drop-in program for up to four Seniors 55+ per hour with the program running between 2-3 hours per week.

Please call for additional information and to register.  This program is first-come-first serve for those who register.

Please contact Shawna Fisher at 416-301-2953 or email at sfisher@lumacare.ca 

Funded by the Government of Ontario.  Resources provided by etagoneline.ca 

 

Jun
1
Wed
iCAN FREE TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP @ 3680 Keele Street and 2195 Jane Street
Jun 1 all-day
iCAN FREE TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP @ 3680 Keele Street and 2195 Jane Street

For a short period of time, Lumacare is offering free technology workshops for Seniors to be empowered connecting with technology.

EVERY TUESDAY 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at 3680 Keele Street
Keele Street Poster

EVERY WEDNESDAY 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. at 2195 Jane Steet
Jane Street Poster

Join Lumacare in a small group setting for basic one-to-one assistance to learn and expand your technical skills and gain experience.

  • Beginners are welcome
  • No experience is necessary
  • Materials available for in program use including a laptop, tablet, phone etc.

This is a registered drop-in program for up to four Seniors 55+ per hour with the program running between 2-3 hours per week.

Please call for additional information and to register.  This program is first-come-first serve for those who register.

Please contact Shawna Fisher at 416-301-2953 or email at sfisher@lumacare.ca 

Funded by the Government of Ontario.  Resources provided by etagoneline.ca 

 

Jun
3
Fri
Senior’s Art Project @ Bathurst Finch Hub
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Senior's Art Project @ Bathurst Finch Hub | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join our resident run Senior’s Art Project to connect, discover, and create beautiful art.

Event Details: 

  • Every Friday starting May 6, 2016 through June 24, 2016.

Senior’s Art Project Poster

 

Jun
7
Tue
iCAN FREE TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP @ 3680 Keele Street and 2195 Jane Street
Jun 7 all-day
iCAN FREE TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP @ 3680 Keele Street and 2195 Jane Street

For a short period of time, Lumacare is offering free technology workshops for Seniors to be empowered connecting with technology.

EVERY TUESDAY 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at 3680 Keele Street
Keele Street Poster

EVERY WEDNESDAY 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. at 2195 Jane Steet
Jane Street Poster

Join Lumacare in a small group setting for basic one-to-one assistance to learn and expand your technical skills and gain experience.

  • Beginners are welcome
  • No experience is necessary
  • Materials available for in program use including a laptop, tablet, phone etc.

This is a registered drop-in program for up to four Seniors 55+ per hour with the program running between 2-3 hours per week.

Please call for additional information and to register.  This program is first-come-first serve for those who register.

Please contact Shawna Fisher at 416-301-2953 or email at sfisher@lumacare.ca 

Funded by the Government of Ontario.  Resources provided by etagoneline.ca 

 

Jun
8
Wed
iCAN FREE TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP @ 3680 Keele Street and 2195 Jane Street
Jun 8 all-day
iCAN FREE TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP @ 3680 Keele Street and 2195 Jane Street

For a short period of time, Lumacare is offering free technology workshops for Seniors to be empowered connecting with technology.

EVERY TUESDAY 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at 3680 Keele Street
Keele Street Poster

EVERY WEDNESDAY 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. at 2195 Jane Steet
Jane Street Poster

Join Lumacare in a small group setting for basic one-to-one assistance to learn and expand your technical skills and gain experience.

  • Beginners are welcome
  • No experience is necessary
  • Materials available for in program use including a laptop, tablet, phone etc.

This is a registered drop-in program for up to four Seniors 55+ per hour with the program running between 2-3 hours per week.

Please call for additional information and to register.  This program is first-come-first serve for those who register.

Please contact Shawna Fisher at 416-301-2953 or email at sfisher@lumacare.ca 

Funded by the Government of Ontario.  Resources provided by etagoneline.ca 

 

Jun
10
Fri
Senior’s Art Project @ Bathurst Finch Hub
Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Senior's Art Project @ Bathurst Finch Hub | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join our resident run Senior’s Art Project to connect, discover, and create beautiful art.

Event Details: 

  • Every Friday starting May 6, 2016 through June 24, 2016.

Senior’s Art Project Poster

 

Jun
12
Sun
Toronto Challenge – 5k run / 5k walk / 1k walk @ Metro Hall
Jun 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Toronto Challenge – 5k run / 5k walk / 1k walk @ Metro Hall | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE! JOIN YOUR FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES TO HELP RAISE FUNDS TO SUPPORT LUMACARE’S PROGRAMS AND SERVICES!

When: Sunday June 12 at 09:30am.
– Opening announcements and warm-up starts at 8:45am

Where: Metro Hall, 55 John Street

Cost: Raise a minimum of 30$ to participate in the event OR Donate any amount to Lumacare.  If participating we ask that you raise a minimum of $50 to help support Lumacare programs and services.

How: Contact Lumacare’s Toronto Challenge Leads Mariam & Treg to Register or Donate

 

 

Contact:      
Mariam Mahdi 647-641-5523
Treg Samson 647-641-5563

The Toronto Challenge is a fun event organized by the City of Toronto that brings together participants from all ages and abilities to raise funds for non-profit organizations that are improving the quality of life for seniors in your community, like Lumacare.

Whether you’re a serious runner, spending time with your family, or simply enjoy physical activity, you can take part in a timed 5k run, 5k walk or 1k walk through downtown Toronto.

As a participant, you will receive a free t-shirt, a chance to win prizes and be invited to the post-race ceremony in David Pecaut Square. 

To register, fill out this registration form and send it to either Mariam or Treg by May 20. We ask that you raise a minimum of $50 to help support Lumacare programs and services.

You have until June 17, 2016 to raise funds, and there will be an awesome prize for the person that raises the most funds!

Any person that donates $10 or more will receive a tax receipt. Please note that there is a strict non-solicitation policy to clients and Lumacare coworkers.

If you are unable to attend the event, you can still support the cause by donating to Lumacare.

Simply connect with Mariam or Treg to get involved!

Lumacare Toronto Challenge Poster 2016

Jun
14
Tue
iCAN FREE TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP @ 3680 Keele Street and 2195 Jane Street
Jun 14 all-day
iCAN FREE TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP @ 3680 Keele Street and 2195 Jane Street

For a short period of time, Lumacare is offering free technology workshops for Seniors to be empowered connecting with technology.

EVERY TUESDAY 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at 3680 Keele Street
Keele Street Poster

EVERY WEDNESDAY 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. at 2195 Jane Steet
Jane Street Poster

Join Lumacare in a small group setting for basic one-to-one assistance to learn and expand your technical skills and gain experience.

  • Beginners are welcome
  • No experience is necessary
  • Materials available for in program use including a laptop, tablet, phone etc.

This is a registered drop-in program for up to four Seniors 55+ per hour with the program running between 2-3 hours per week.

Please call for additional information and to register.  This program is first-come-first serve for those who register.

Please contact Shawna Fisher at 416-301-2953 or email at sfisher@lumacare.ca 

Funded by the Government of Ontario.  Resources provided by etagoneline.ca 

 

Jun
15
Wed
iCAN FREE TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP @ 3680 Keele Street and 2195 Jane Street
Jun 15 all-day
iCAN FREE TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP @ 3680 Keele Street and 2195 Jane Street

For a short period of time, Lumacare is offering free technology workshops for Seniors to be empowered connecting with technology.

EVERY TUESDAY 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at 3680 Keele Street
Keele Street Poster

EVERY WEDNESDAY 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. at 2195 Jane Steet
Jane Street Poster

Join Lumacare in a small group setting for basic one-to-one assistance to learn and expand your technical skills and gain experience.

  • Beginners are welcome
  • No experience is necessary
  • Materials available for in program use including a laptop, tablet, phone etc.

This is a registered drop-in program for up to four Seniors 55+ per hour with the program running between 2-3 hours per week.

Please call for additional information and to register.  This program is first-come-first serve for those who register.

Please contact Shawna Fisher at 416-301-2953 or email at sfisher@lumacare.ca 

Funded by the Government of Ontario.  Resources provided by etagoneline.ca 

 

Seniors Safety Education Workshops @ Please see specific dates and locations below.
Jun 15 all-day
Seniors Safety Education Workshops @ Please see specific dates and locations below.

 

The 31 Division Community Police Liaison Committee (CPLC), are working proactively to provide education and awareness about crime prevention and safety. The intention of these seminars are to help empower and inform seniors about pedestrian safety, elder abuse, fraud and scams.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2016
10:00 a.m. TO 12:00 p.m.
Elspeth Hayworth Centre for Women
2350 Finch Ave. West Unit D

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016
11:00 a.m. TO 1:00 p.m.
San Romanoway Revitalization Association Sunshine Group
10 San Romanoway

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2016
9:30 a.m. TO 12:00 p.m.
LOFT Community Services
7 Arleta Ave.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
10:30 a.m. TO 12:30 p.m.
LOFT Community Services
35 Shoreham Dr.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016
10:30 a.m. TO 12:30 p.m.
Lumacare/Costi
2195 Jane St.

June 15 is International Seniors Awareness Day and Elder Abuse Day.

After this session, the Lumacare Elder Abuse Committee will have a walk around the neighbourhood with any seniors who would like to participate and bring awareness about Elder Abuse issues.  Police officers at 31 Division will also be in attendance. 

Please click here to see the full Seniors Safety Education Seminars 2016

 


News

  • VICTORIA-DAY

Lumacare Victoria Day Holiday Hours 2016

May 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Many of our programs and services will be closed on Monday, May 23, 2016 for the Victoria Day holiday.

Please call our Client Services Department for more information on specific program closures and operating schedules.

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Keeping Our Community Healthy

May 12th, 2016|0 Comments

 

During March and April 2016, our Healthier Living Centre along with our BOOST and Transitional Adult Day Program facilitated and led various wellness and social activities in the community geared towards healthy living, wellness and socialization.

All of

  • Toronto Challenge

Toronto Challenge – 5k run / 5k walk / 1k walk

May 8th, 2016|0 Comments

 

 

 

 
Accept the challenge! Join your friends and colleagues to help raise funds to support Lumacare’s programs and services!
When: Sunday June 12 at 09:30am.
– Opening announcements and warm-up starts at 8:45am

Where: Metro Hall, 55 John Street

Cost:

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2016 Census and What You Need to Know

April 20th, 2016|0 Comments

What is a census?
In Canada, a census is taken every five years. The next census will be held in May 2016 and will provide a statistical portrait of the country and its people.

In Canada, it

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