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Leslieville-Riverdale Tree Project

The Leslieville-Riverdale Tree Project is neighbours talking with neighbours to improve our local tree canopy. The Project addresses a critical problem of dying mature trees in this southeast Toronto neighbourhood (Ward 30) while helping the City of Toronto meet its goals of beautification, doubling of the tree canopy and improving overall air quality.

Chinese Cancer Support Group

An educational program that offers guidance and mutual support to Chinese cancer patients and their families. The group is led by a Chinese-speaking outreach worker. Health professionals such as doctors, cancer nurses, pharmacists, radiation therapists, dietitians and social workers are invited to make presentations and answer questions.

Portlands Action Committee

This group is currently dormant. The city of Toronto has initiated a Portlands planning study which will be released in early 2014. If you are interested in learning more or getting involved please email or call Paul Young (416-461-1925 ext.

Indoor Air Quality Group

Furnishings and building materials, molds and cleaning products in your home, childcare, school or workplace may lead to chemical insensitivities, allergies, asthma and other adverse health effects. Workshops and presentations are available upon request.

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Diabetes Support Groups

Meet once a month with people who share your interest and concerns about diabetes. Share tips and information, learn about community services and how to live well with diabetes. All groups are led by a registered dietitian. The topics and activities are decided by each group. Families and caregivers are welcome.

Postpartum Adjustment Program

A group program that offers information and support to new mothers who are feeling sad, overwhelmed, anxious or alone. The Postpartum Adjustment Program is offered in conjunction with Toronto Public Health, Alternatives (East York Mental Health Counseling Agency), the Toronto East General Hospital and the South East Toronto Family Health Team. Free childcare and snacks provided.

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