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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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COVID-19: Support for Seniors

Index: Grocery shops with special hours Food Hamper Delivery (City of Toronto) Grocery Delivery Service Friendly Neighbour Hotline (UHN) North York Toronto Health Partners Helplines Toronto Seniors Helpline Seniors Safety Line Online/Remote Programs Dementia / Alzheimer Care (Alzheimer Society Toronto) Senior Social / Recreational Programs (Sprint Senior Care)   1.  Grocery shops with Special Hours […]

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COVID-19: Updates on Law and Legal Services(CLEO)

Index (1)  Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) Employment and Work Family Law Abuse and Family Violence Housing Law Immigration and Refugee Tribunals and Courts (2)  Others Rent Payment (1)  Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) Go to the section of Step to Justice project, to see the full Q&As for the legal information updates by CLEO, […]

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COVID-19: Taking Care of Mental Health

Index: (1) Mental Health (general) Coping with stress and anxiety / quarantine & isolation / Crisis Text Line / Toronto Distress Centre / Assaulted Women’s Helpline (2) Children’s Mental Health How to talk to kids about COVID-19 / Resources for children / Hot Line children can contact by themselves / Coping with feelings about the […]

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COVID-19:Other Resources

The situation and recommendations around COVID-19 can change very frequently, sometimes within one day. We try our best to provide updated information, however, we appreciate your understanding towards our limited capacity. Please let our Community Outreach Worker (programs@jss.ca) know if you find certain information on this section is outdated.   COVID-19:Other Resources Index (click below […]

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Message from President

By David Ikeda To all members of the JSS community, I know these are extremely challenging times and that we must do our part to help slow the spread of the Covid 19 Virus.  We will remain open and are committed to helping the vulnerable people in our community.  However there will be severe restrictions […]

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JSS Program:Active Senior Club

JSS Program: Active Senior Club Japanese Social Services will have a monthly(2nd Thursday) social program “Active Senior Club” for senior and pre-senior (age 55+) who can communicate in Japanese from May 2020. Join us and enjoy chatting, exercising, and making some friends! For more details and/or signing up, please contact JSS (416-385-9200). *The starting date […]

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May 6: POA and Will Seminar 2020

!!Due to the government recommendation around COVID-19, all JSS programs have been cancelled. This seminar was also postponed until further notice. If you are interested in attending via online (currently considering), please contact JSS!! Japanese Social Services and Momiji Health Care Society is holding a free joint seminar in Japanese on POA and Will on […]

JSS Craft Club Schedule – April 2020

The following is the JSS Craft Club, April 2020 schedule (flyer in Japanese only). *Admission Free.   Dates: 1st, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays Time: 10:30 a.m. ~ 12:30 p.m. Venue: JCCC 2F Hamasaki Room (*Subject to change – check at the entrance) April 8 & 22 : Nuno (fabric) Craft – Instructor: Akemi Kakinoki (max […]

JSS Craft Club Schedule – March 2020

The following is the JSS Craft Club, March 2020 schedule (flyer in Japanese only). *Admission Free. Dates: 2nd ~ 4th WednesdaysTime: 10:30 a.m. ~ 12:30 p.m.Venue: JCCC 2F Hamasaki Room (*Subject to change – check at the entrance) March 11 & 25 : Nuno (fabric) Craft – Instructor: Akemi Kakinoki (max capacity: 6)March 18 : […]

JSS Craft Club Schedule –February

The following is the JSS Craft Club schedule in February (flyer in Japanese only). Day: 2nd ~ 4th Wednesdays Time: 10:30 a.m. ~ 12:30 p.m. Venue: Please check the room of that day. Planned: JCCC 2F Hamasaki Room February 12, 26 : Nuno (fabric) Craft – Instructor: Akemi Kakinoki – Capacity: 6 people – Admission […]

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Big Thanks from Holiday Drive 2019

Big Thanks from Holiday Drive 2019 Thank you for your generous support of our 2019 Holiday Drive. The Holiday Drive program was able to receive a variety of gifts and donations as the heartfelt expressions of goodwill from community members. These donations were successfully delivered to 25 families, consisting of 60 individuals including many children […]

JSS Craft Club Schedule – January

The following is the JSS Craft Club schedule in December (flyer in Japanese only). Day: January 8, 15, 29: Wednesdays. Time: 10:30 a.m. ~ 12:30 p.m. Venue: Please check the room of that day. Planned: JCCC 2F Hamasaki Room January 8, 29 : Nuno (fabric) Craft – Instructor: Akemi Kakinoki – Capacity: 6 people – […]

Notice of an updated fee schedule for counselling services effective January 1, 2020

With generous supports from the community and funders, Japanese Social Services has been able to provide high-quality counselling service by qualified, bilingual (Japanese – English) counsellors at extremely low user fees for many years. Please check here for details. Based on a user survey outcome and recent consultation with internal and external experts, we have […]

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2019

On October 20th Sunday, on a rather chilly and windy day that inevitably reminds one of the fast approaching winter season, our president David Ikeda and counsellor Kuge’s two daughters ran the full 5 km marathon at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2019 to support JSS fundraising. To Kuge’s much disappointment who loves running marathon, he […]

JSS Craft Club Schedule – December

The following is the JSS Craft Club schedule in December (flyer in Japanese only). Day:     December 11, 18: Wednesdays.Time:   10:30 a.m. ~ 12:30 p.m.Venue: Please check the room of that day. Planned:  JCCC 2F Hamasaki Room December 11 : Nuno (fabric) Craft – Instructor: Akemi Kakinoki– Capacity: 6 people– Admission free December 18 : […]

JSS Craft Club Schedule – November

The following is the JSS Craft Club schedule in November (flyer in Japanese only). Day:     November 6, 13, 20, 27 : Wednesdays. Time:   10:30 a.m. ~ 12:30 p.m. Venue: Please check the room of that day. Planned:  JCCC 2F Hamasaki Room November 6 : Fabric flower (Poinsettia) – Instructor: Akemi Kakinoki – Capacity: 6 […]

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