Community stories

Read stories about TCHC communities and the people who live in them. Thank you to all tenants and community members who share their time and stories with us.

Special series: Food security in TCHC communities

With an affordability issue impacting tenants' ability to purchase food, TCHC has partnered with tenants and community agencies to address food insecurity.

Discover this four-part series of articles and videos highlighting the importance of food security partners, programs, and initiatives in contributing to the overall health and wellbeing of TCHC communities. 

You can also find some of our online stories in our community magazine published in print.

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Toronto Community Hepatitis C program

A Community Hepatitis C program that provides TCHC tenants with treatment, compassion, and support.

Read more about the Hepatitis C program

Helping to build food security at Jane and Finch

Firgrove Food Bank reaches out to TCHC tenants.

Read more about the Firgrove Food Bank

The Next Surgeon Program: Inspiring TCHC youth towards a career in medicine

The Next Surgeon Program gives TCHC high school tenants a glimpse of what it's like to work in the medical field through workshops and mentorship opportunities.

Read about the program's impact

Celebrating employment opportunities

A Regent Park-based employment readiness program celebrates 10 cohorts and the largest cohort ever. 

Read about the celebration event

Helping kids thrive through music

Since 1999, Community Music Schools of Toronto has been providing Regent Park children and youth access to high quality music education without financial barriers.

Read about the Community Music Schools of Toronto (CMST)

Catching up with Venesha Cardwell-Thomas

Poet, community builder and youth leader

Read Venesha's story

Futbol for all

Toronto Futbol Athletic Advancement provides top-tier competitive soccer training programs to at-risk youth or low-income residents in the Regent Park area.

Read about Toronto Futbol Athletic Advancement program

LaToya Jane: a celebration of will and talent

How LaToya changed her outlook and her life.

Read LaToya's story

Hoop dreams: upgraded courts are a slam dunk with tenants

Three basketball court revitalizations bring communities out to celebrate.

Read about the court revitalizations

Cultivating better mental health

Gardening for health and wellbeing at Gordonridge and Adanac.

Read about the community gardens

A vision for the future

True Vision participants visit Centennial College for Career Day. 

Read about the career day event

Mesloh Village provides a helping hand to mothers

A friendship grounded in lived experience and a passion for early childcare education led Sashalee Carty and Tamika Johnson to found Mesloh Village.

Read about Mesloh Village

Nurturing a love for reading

Located on the second floor of the Daniels Spectrum building in Regent Park, The Children’s Book Bank brings parents, caretakers, and children together.

Learn about The Children's Book Bank

A little bit of conservation with some summertime fun

How the TCHC Conservation team engaged over the summer

Learn about conservation