East Scarborough Storefront

Collaborating to support residents and build community in the inner suburban neighbourhood of Kingston Galloway/Orton Park (KGO).

The East Scarborough Storefront uses the power of collaboration to support people and build community in the inner suburban neighbourhood of Kingston Galloway/Orton Park (KGO). We believe that community matters, and that it takes collective responses to address complex community-based and social issues.

We help a network of residents, social service organizations, academic institutions, businesses, and architects lead and participate in a wide range of activities effectively and collectively. Through the Storefront, residents have access to 35 social services through our service delivery hub, are connected with local employment and economic opportunities, and supported in engaging in civic action. We also support businesses tackling issues of economic viability.

The Storefront has won numerous awards for its innovative and ground-breaking approach to community development and is recognized as a leader in grassroots neighbourhood transformation.

From the Blog

#12DaysofChange Recap

We counted down to 2015 by celebrating changemakers and successes in 2014. From milestones in the Great Bear Rainforest to clean energy breakthroughs, view a recap of our awesome 2014.

Storefront Sky-o-Swale

East Scarborough Storefront aims high with launch of new community sports pad and Sky-O-Swale

Launched on August 20, 2014, in what was once the Storefront’s parking lot, this unique space combines an elevated bioswale and a performance stage with a multi-sport pad.

Anne Gloger

Anne Gloger from Tides Canada’s East Scarborough Storefront receives Vital People award

Tides Canada is proud to announce that Anne Gloger, Project Director of the East Scarborough Storefront has been recognized by the Toronto Community Foundation as an exceptional community leader through their Vital Toronto Fund and awarded a Vital People grant.

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