Founded in 1975, The 519 is Canada’s most prominent LGBTQ2S community centre and service provider. A registered Canadian charity, we are committed to the health, happiness, and full participation of LGBTQ2S communities in Toronto and beyond. We strive to make a real difference in people’s lives while working to promote inclusion, understanding, and respect.
Our COVID-19 response:
During the pandemic, The 519 is focusing on responding to the public health crisis by:
- Improving the social determinants of health forLGBTQ2S communities and our local neighbourhood,
- Improving Food Security for folks who are street involved, marginalized, and experiencing homeless,
- Decreasing Social Isolation for elderly and vulnerable folks through a Friendly Check-In by phone or email,
- Increasing Access to Justice for community members though online legal clinics, resources, and workshops.