JSS「Ogenki-desuka?」Project How have you been doing? ~ Let’s chat with a JSS social worker! ~ It’s been a year since the pandemic was declared in March 2020. Many people are staying at home, not seeing family/friends in this lockdown while holding onto the thoughts that we are all in this together. It becomes critical to […]


Myth & Fact of COVID-19 Vaccine

Online e-Learning Session “Myth & Fact: COVID-19 Vaccine” Presented by Momiji & JSS 1.5-hour online session (Zoom) each to learn about “Myth and Fact: COVID-19 Vaccine”, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), on Wednesday, March 31, 3 – 4:30 pm. *Held in English with Japanese interpretation What is […]


Positive Ageing (3) Learning from Japanese Canadian Seniors

Online e-Learning Session: Positive Ageing “Learning from Japanese Canadian Seniors” Presented by Momiji / JSS / Yee Hong Centre 1-hour online session (Zoom) each to learn about Depression, will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), joined by Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care, on Wednesday, March 10, 3 – 4 […]


Momiji & JSS: e-Learning Series

Momiji & JSS Present: e-Learning Series 2021 Feb & Mar 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 […]

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Easy Yoga for Seniors (Online)

JSS Online Program 『Easy Yoga for Seniors』 This program provide the seniors & pre-seniors (age 55+) the opportunity to enjoy the 60-min easy yoga session followed by the 30-min socializing time with fellow Japanese-speaking seniors. One term consists of 4 weekly sessions; registration is required for each term. The first term (Mar 8 – 29, […]


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 […]


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 Seniors’ Singing Club

Japanese Social Services provides the Seniors Singing Club for Japanese-speaking seniors and pre-seniors (age 55+). Each group has the afternoon sessions twice a month. – Group A : the 1st & 3rd Mondays – Group B : the 2nd & 4th Mondays Please contact JSS (416-385-9200 | programs@jss.ca) for mode details and registration. *This is […]

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Single Mother’s Support Group

JSS provides Single Mothers Support Program for mothers who can communicate in Japanese, and fit into any of those situations below; being a single mother facing a situation that leaves you to become a single mother expecting to be / thinking about becoming a single mother Join us to chat over Japanese snack and tea, share […]


A snapshot of the new cannabis laws

* This is a translation of  “A snapshot of the new cannabis laws”  published in November 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. A snapshot of the new cannabis laws Recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada […]