Media Advisory
March 5, 2024

Mayor Olivia Chow will be joined by Deputy Mayor Ausma Malik (Spadina-Fort York) to announce and kick-off a recruitment campaign that will facilitate the expansion of the Toronto Community Crisis Service (TCCS), the City of Toronto’s newest and fourth emergency response service.

Date: March 6, 2024
Time: 1 to 4 p.m.
Location: Metro Hall Rotunda, 55 John St.
Note: Crisis workers will be in attendance and available for questions regarding their experience working on the frontline.

The onsite contact is Saira Virani (

The expansion of the Toronto Community Crisis Service is one of the first-year priority actions in the SafeTO: Toronto’s Ten-Year Community Safety and Well-Being Plan to reduce vulnerability in Toronto through proactive mental health support strategies and community-based crisis support models.

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