UPDATE: Our building is closed until the end of June. Storefront Staff are working remotely to serve you.
Please begin your visit at our COVID-19 Updates web page.

East Scarborough Storefront a Project of Tides Canada

Our Mission: 

The Storefront facilitates collaboration, builds community and supports people to learn and create together, to live healthy lives, to find meaningful work, to play and thrive.

Our work is focused on the Kingston Galloway Orton Park Community

 

You Belong Here

At The Storefront we value people and relationships, celebrating their diversity and strengths. Together with our partners and residents we build community and support people to increase their knowledge, freedom and opportunities. Storefront is a safe space where our doors and hearts are open to all.

We acknowledge the Anishinabek (Ojibway) Mashkegowick, (Cree) and Hodenashoone (Mohawk confederacy) as the guardians and traditional keepers of the land on which the people of East Scarborough live work and play.

We recognize the Mississaugas of New Credit First Nation as the current holders of these traditional territories. We at The Storefront recognize the injustice of colonization and, in all our work, strive for equity and justice for all people.

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2/2 Updates about funding for families of school aged kids from ON Government:

Parents can continue to apply to Support for Families for funding to support learning during self-isolation and physical distancing.
https://bit.ly/ONgovSupportforFamilies
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Over the years, The Storefront has supported hundreds of people to contribute to the wellbeing of Kingston Galloway/Orton Park (KGO) – we want to share with you how we did it.  The Little Community that Could by Cathy Mann offers glimpse into where we put our energies as we developed The Storefront and our approach to community work (the Connected Community Approach).  Our Theory of Change explores in detail how we believe The Storefront affects meaningful community.  Further information on the Connected Community Approach and how it works can be found here



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* The East Scarborough Storefront is a project on Tides Canada’s shared platform, which supports on-the-ground efforts to create uncommon solutions for the common good. Tides Canada is a national Canadian charity dedicated to a healthy environment, social equity, and economic prosperity.

Tides Canada’s shared platform provides governance, human resources, financial, and grant management for leading environmental and social projects across Canada, allowing projects to more effectively achieve their missions. Tides Canada has full fiduciary and governance responsibility for The Storefront.

The Storefront is committed to principles of dignity, independence, integration, and equal opportunity. For more information please see Tides Canada’s Accessibility Policy and Plan.