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Momiji & JSS: e-Learning Series

Momiji & JSS Present: e-Learning Series 2020 November Sessions – Open for Registration!! Missed sessions? Scroll down to watch the recorded version! Not having much opportunity to meet people due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Join us to learn variety of skills and knowledge from cooking to health! Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services […]

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The 21st Annual Holiday Drive

Japanese Social Services is starting its annual Holiday Drive Program. It is our hope that members of the community will continue to express their goodwill and caring by participating and contributing to this year’s Holiday Drive. In the past, the Holiday Drive has centered around the community gathering and donating various toys, gifts, and non-perishable […]

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Counsellors’ Report

By Takanori Kuge  While I missed seeing everyone in person at this year’s AGM, it was nice to connect with new faces and familiar faces of the people attended the meeting. In this issue I’d like to describe a summary of the counsellors’ report that I presented in the AGM.   [ Current trend ]  While the total number of counselling service users […]

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JSS Program Report – Transitioning to online format 

Chie Takano Reeves (Community Outreach Worker / Volunteer Coordinator)  As a result of the pandemic, we have been offering our programs via online formats while in-person programs have been paused since mid-March. Online service is to completely new to us, and it was very much challenging to learn and used to it to the point that we can provide sessions and teach our […]

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e-Learning Session: Housing & Personal-Care Choices for Seniors

Online e-Learning Session “Housing & Personal-Care Choicesfor Seniors” Presented by Momiji & JSS 1-hour online session (Zoom) each to learn about Depression, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), on Wednesday, Oct 28, 2 – 3 pm. *Held only in Japanese What is this session about? Many people wish […]

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e-Learning Session: Depression

Online e-Learning Session “Learn about Depression” Presented by Momiji & JSS 1-hour online session (Zoom) each to learn about Depression, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), on Wednesday, Sep 9, 2 – 3 pm. *Held only in Japanese What is this session about? Being isolated at home, not […]

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e-Learning Session: Powers of Attorney and Will

Momiji & JSS Online e-Learning Session Powers of Attorney and Will Wednesday, September 23 2 – 3 pm (Japanese); 3:30 – 4:30 pm (English) 1-hour online session (Zoom) to learn about Powers of Attorney and Will from Nozomi (Zoe) Smith, an estate lawyer practicing in Ontario, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and […]

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JSS is looking for volunteer board members!

Japanese Social Services (JSS) is a nonprofit charitable organization providing culturally sensitive, professional social services, such as counselling, information services, case management, and a variety of other programs, mainly to members of the Japanese ethno-cultural community in GTA. We are seeking qualified candidates to fill 5 vacancies in our 10-member Board of Directors. The Board […]

The 31th AGM

We will hold the 31th AGM at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 25th, 2020. Please refer to the attached documents for further information.

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Online Session: COVID-19 & Face Masks

Online e-Learning Session COVID-19 and Face Masks Presented by Momiji & JSS **New: Date (English session) has changed to Aug 5** 1-hour online session (Zoom) to learn about face masks with regard to COVID-19 from geriatric nurse, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), in English, on Wednesday, Aug […]

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Online Session: Natto, Shio Koji & Miso Making

Online e-Learning Session “Making Natto at Home” “Shio Koji & Miso Making” Presented by Momiji & JSS 1-hour online session (Zoom) each to learn about these popular Japanese food/ingredients, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), on Wednesday, Aug 26 afternoon. *Separate registration required. 2 – 3 pm: Natto […]

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Online Cooking Session (in Japanese)

Online Japanese Cooking Session How to make Kouji & Miso Presented by Momiji & JSS Online session to learn how to make Kouji (rice malt) and Miso will be provided by Momiji Health Care Society, with Japanese Social Services (JSS) as a co-host, in Japanese. Session 1: How to make Kouji and Shio (salt) Kouji […]

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JSS Services During the Emergency Period

JSS continues to offer counselling and information services via the phone/internet. Further, during the State of Emergency, all JSS services will be offered free of charge for the people experiencing hardship related to COVID-19. All our programs are temporarily suspended; however, planning is underway to deliver some of the programs in an online format. 【Current […]

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COVID-19: Be aware of scams!

Index: COVID-19 Types of COVID-19 Scams COVID-19 Cyber Scams Summary – What to watch out   “Recognize. Reject. Report.” Sadly, there are already many scams related to COVID-19 offering for tests, household services, and protective items like masks and clothing. Below are some examples. For more list of COVID-19 scams, visit the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre […]

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