Information enables independence and there are many education opportunities and resources available to seniors and caregivers.

Learning Opportunities for Seniors

Who to Call in an Emergency

Learn who to call in an emergency, including the Seniors Help Line at 416-217-2077 for information about home care, community care and crisis services in Toronto.

Toronto Public Library Programs

The Toronto Public Library offers a number of different programs for seniors including speaker’s series, courses to improve digital literacy and much more. For more information call the Toronto Public Library Answerline at 416-393-7131

Toronto Public Library also provides home delivery to seniors who are home bound for three months or longer. For more information, please call 416-395-5557.

Fire Safety

Learn how to make your home and holidays safe with our fire safety tips and prevention information, including how to create a fire escape plan and chose a smoke alarm for your home.

Training for Caregivers

Step Ahead to Fall Prevention in Older Adults

Toronto Public Heath offers information and training to agencies serving seniors to reduce the risk of falling in older adults. Register for this program online. For more information, call 416-338-7600 or email

Learn what the City is Doing for Seniors

The City has a strategies to assist seniors: