The City of Toronto has Community Development Officers (CDO) that can work with you, your neighbourhood or organization on community planning, community safety, Tower Renewal and more. Find the most appropriate Community Development Officer below.
The Toronto Strong Neighbourhoods Strategy 2020 (TSNS 2020) is the City of Toronto’s action plan for ensuring that each of our 140 neighbourhoods can succeed and thrive. TSNS 2020 supports healthy communities across Toronto by partnering with residents, businesses and agencies to invest in people, services, programs and facilities in 31 specific neighbourhoods. This will strengthen the social, economic and physical conditions and deliver local impact for city-wide change.
Wayne Robinson (Kingston Galloway/Orton Park (West Hill), Mornelle Court (Morningside), Scarborough Village, Woburn)
Arrathiyah Thirukkumaran (Kingsview Village-The Westway, Weston Pelham Park)
Melody Brown (Weston, Mount Dennis, Beechborough, Greenbrook, Keelesdale Eglinton)
Rebecca Bassey (South Parkdale, Toronto Seniors Forum)
Sherry Phillips (Humbermede, Elms-Old Rexdale, Thistletown-Beaumoud Heights, Mount Olive-Silverstone-Jamestown, Humber Summit)
Janvere Lyder (Downsview Rodding, Taylor Massey/Oakridge)
Rosemary Bell (Black Creek/Jane Glenfield Heights, York University Heights)
Rebecca Wallace (Eglinton East/Kennedy Park/Birchmount Eglinton East (Ionview))
Nathan Stern (Flemingdon Park, Thorncliffe Park, Victoria Village; Dorset Park, Malvern, Steeles, L’Amoreaux)
Daniel Bondi (Rustic, Rockcliffe Smythe; Westminster Branson, Yorkdale Glen Park/Englemount Lawrence, Humber Heights-Westmount)
The CCRP team supports communities with the development of safety networks that create neighbourhood strategies which focus on Crisis Intervention, Crisis Prevention, and Crisis Preparation. When communities have been impacted by violent and traumatic incidents, the CCRP further supports communities with the recovery and healing process.
Scerena Officer, Manager
Kecia Richardson, Supervisor
Saleha Nahdi (Etobicoke)
Kevin Bourne (Etobicoke/York)
Temesgen Ghebremicael (North York)
Stephanie Mazerolle (Toronto/East York)
Matthew Dewar (Mental Health/East York)
Thipika Balakrishnan (Scarborough)
SPIDER’s mission is to reduce the recurrence of risks and promote the safe inclusion of vulnerable Torontonians in their communities by ensuring that:
Dan Breault, Manager
Lavinia Corriero Yong-Ping
Furthering Our Community by Uniting Services (FOCUS) is an innovative Community Safety and Well-Being Initiative co-led by the City of Toronto, United Way Toronto and Toronto Police Service that aims to reduce crime, victimization and improve community resiliency and well-being. The model builds off of lessons learned through the Community Crisis Response Program.
Dan Breault, Manager
Evon Smith, Coordination Manager – FOCUS Toronto United Way Toronto & York Region
Jasdeep Singh, Policy Research Consultant
Nathan Stern, Community Development Officer – Youth Violence Prevention
In January 2015, Social Development, Finance and Administration restructured and created a new Tower Renewal Program with a greater focus on partner collaboration and implementation of Tower Renewal and Community Revitalization mandates.