Together we can transform Toronto

Sector Research

The Yonge Street Mission (YSM) recognizes that we are one actor within the City of Toronto working toward the goal of ending chronic poverty. By learning from each other and sharing knowledge, we can continue to develop our programs/services as well as journey together.

Who do we learn from?

Daily Bread Food Bank
Tamarak: An Institute for Community Engagement
Dalla Lana School of Public Health (University of Toronto)
The Homeless Hub
Centre for Research on Inner City Health

Among our neighbours...

Rise out of poverty

Regent park

is one of 31 communities identified as a Neighbourhood Improvement Area by the City of Toronto.


Constructed in 1948

Regent Park is Canada’s oldest social housing project.



rent-geared-to-income units in Regent Park housing nearly 8,000 people.

Meet Our Community

Chronic Poverty

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Families in Crisis

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Street youth

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