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Momiji & JSS: e-Learning Series

Momiji & JSS Present: e-Learning Series 2020 October Sessions – Open for Registration!! 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 provide online e-Learning sessions via “Zoom”, an online meeting […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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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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 – 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 : […]

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Nov 20: POA and Will Seminar 2019

November 20: POA and Will Seminar 2019 Japanese Social Services and Momiji Health Care Society is holding a free joint seminar both in Japanese (10 am) and Englsih (1:30 pm) on POA and Will on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre.  RSVP by November 13. Japanese Social Services (Chie) TEL: 416-385-9200 Email : programs@jss.ca […]

Spousal Support

  The publication by CLEO,“ Family Law Series : Spousal Support ” dated May, 2018, produced in English by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/ Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) can be read online from the following link: https://www.cleo.on.ca/sites/default/files/book_pdfs/spousalsupport.pdf

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Mar 25: POA and Will Seminar 2019

March 25: POA and Will Seminar 2019 Japanese Social Services and Momiji Health Care Society is holding a joint seminar in Japanese on POA and Will on Monday, March 25, 2019 at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. $5 for admission. RSVP by March 18. Japanese Social Services (Chie) TEL: 416-385-9200 Email : programs@jss.ca […]

Ehou-maki sushi Fundraiser for JSS

Ehou-maki Fundraiser: Ikebata Nursery School ~ Eat yummy Ehou-maki and Support JSS!! ~ Ikebata Nursery School, again this year, will be donating to JSS a part of the profit from the sales of Ehou-maki (or eho-maki), a seasonal maki-sushi on Setsubun day. “Ehomaki (恵方巻, “lucky direction roll”) is a roll composed of seven ingredients considered […]

Big Thanks from Holiday Drive 2018

Big Thanks from Holiday Drive 2018   Thank you for your generous support of our 2018 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 24 families, consisting of 58 individuals including many […]

New protections when getting payday loans

* This is a translation of  “New protections when getting payday loans”  published in October 2018, produced in English by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario). Japanese Social Services is wholly responsible for the accuracy of this translation, produced with permission of CLEO. New protections when getting payday loans This summer, some of the rules for payday […]

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