Drop-in at the Resource Centre


 Open Door

Door to resources is open at 280 Parliament St, Toronto

Welcome to Sound Times. The members and staff make a space that respects people as autonomous individuals and members of our community. We believe that the best support is the result of natural relationships that flourish between peers. Joining a community of your peers helps you to learn ways to build supports for yourself.

Become a member. Show up. Get connected.

We can assist and connect you:

  • Assistance with necessities (such as finding resources for food, clothing, shelter, etc.);
  • Individual advocacy (advocating with ODSP, OW and CPP, negotiating accommodations, rental disputes, etc.);
  • Service co-ordination (making sure members are getting all the benefits and services they are entitled to and helping members access new services if they want them and coordinating the ones they have.
  • Discussion groups, support groups, presentations, workshops, and social and recreational activities are also available to members.
  • Education – Individual instruction in basic (Windows-based) computing and email, resume writing, assistance with applying and registering for Adult Education, college or university and Financial Aid applications, etc. Mental Health and Justice – Support and services are available for consumers and survivors who are in contact with the courts, police, probation and parole or who are in custody.
  • Harm Reduction – Discussion groups, presentations and workshops, referrals to community drug and alcohol treatment programs.
  • Relaxation, resources, fun


SMART© Self Management and Recovery Training

SMART© is a self-empowering addiction program based in the latest recovery research and powered by a world-wide mutual-help community. Participants acquire practical, evidence-based tools to direct their own recovery from substance use problems. This program is in its second year of implementation.


Community activities

Come for the warm space and welcomes. Relaxed and safe members and staff create opportunities for learning, advocacy and fun. Sound Times is different than other drop-ins because members choose the activities, from food to fun. The Participant Committee organizes and executes many events in addition to the ongoing activities below.


Sound Times is Different. Join a diverse table of members eating, drawing.

Computer Centre

You can use the computers to access the internet and create and edit multimedia projects. You can work on resumes, job search and high school equivalency (GED).



 We have movie passes. Share the jokes.

Search for More Resources

You can call 211 by phone or search for services, resources and housing. This link will take you outside Sound times. Use "back" to return.

Resource List

  • Start with Word-of-Mouth and staff connections!
  • Search 211
  • A few links

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