Welcome to Cecil Community Centre
...fostering community and enhancing quality of life

Our mission is to foster a sense of community and enhance the quality of life through the development, encouragement, and support of programs and activities responsive to local needs.

Updates from the Centre
 

Youth Program Expansion

The Cecil Youth Program is expanding! Starting Tuesday, February 21st, we will be hosting a regular Tuesday night GYM NIGHT at the Ryerson Community School. The School is located at 96 Denison Avenue. Come and join us for, Basketball, soccer and dodge ball. The Gym Night Program will run every Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm throughout the school year.

Please contact Tarah Hamilton, Youth Program Assistant at 416-392-1090 ext. 229 for more information.

 

Free Income Tax Clinic

Cecil Community Centre will once again be offering a free Income Tax Clinic for Low-Income Individuals and Families at 58 Cecil Street (College/Spadina)

Criteria

  1. Must be a legal resident of Ontario on December 31, 2016
  2. Annual income not exceeding (including E.I. benefits):
  • Single Person: $30,000
  • Family: $40,000
  1. No self-Employment, investment, business, rental income.
  2. We can only do returns for the 2016 tax year.

Clinic Dates

Saturday, March 4 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Thursday, March 9 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday, March 18 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Thursday, March 23 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Clinics are run by volunteers. Please be respectful of their time and call to notify us if you have to cancel your appointment.

** Bring your T4 or other documents which indicate your total income for 2016.

** Bring all receipts for expenses such as rent, transportation and child care.

Language of Service

English (or bring your own interpreter)

Registration: Please contact 416-392-1090 ext 0. You must register in advance to make an appointment for the Income Tax Clinic.

 

Board of Management Vacancy

The Cecil Community Centre Board of Management is currently seeking a candidate for a two-year term position, who possesses a robust mix of skills, knowledge, and experience, and reflects the diversity of the community that we work with.

We are particularly seeking a candidate who lives in the Centre’s catchment area (N: Bloor Street, S: Queen Street, W: Bathurst Street, E: University Avenue) with the following skills:

  • Legal
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing and Communications

Please see the attached Posting for more information or contact Danny Anckle, Executive Director, at 416-392-1090 ext. 223 if you have any questions.

 

Library/Reading Room Announcement

The Book Lending Library will be closed permanently from March 1, 2017.

Also, starting March 1, 2017, there will be new hours for the Reading Room:

Monday to Friday: 9am to 3:30pm

6:30pm to 9:45pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 5pm

These changes are to accommodate the new CecilKids! Homework Club  which will be starting in the spring of 2017.

Please call 416-392-1090 if you have any questions or need additional information.

 

Program Advisory Committee

Cecil Community Centre is starting a Program Advisory Committee and we are looking for members like you.

The Program Advisory Committee will help to ensure that the programs at Cecil Community Centre are up-to-date, based on best practice models and reflect the identified needs of the community.

The committee will meet between 2 and 4 times per year to review current programs, identify issues and make recommendations for new programs to the staff and Board of Management of the Community Centre.

For more information or to sign up for this new committee, please contact Danny Anckle, Executive Director, at 416-392-1090 ext. 223, or speak to someone at the Front Desk.

Get involved! Make a Difference!

 

Homework Club

Please download the Homework Club Flyer for details

  • To make a donation

    Programming at Cecil relies on donations from people like you. To help support the Centre’s programs and services, you can donate to the Centre directly by sending us a cheque or through our PayPal account: