Ukrainian Canadian Social Services Toronto Inc. (UCSS-Toronto) is a non-profit charitable organization serving the Ukrainian ethnocultural community in the Greater Toronto Area for over 60 years.

Guided by the needs of individuals and families of Ukrainian ethnocultural background in the community, who experience language and cultural barriers, we provide a range of social services and support programs.

Our Mission

To provide culturally sensitive programs and services to enhance the quality of life for the Ukrainian Canadian community.

Our Goals

  • To provide culturally and linguistically sensitive social support services, and social and recreational group programs, based on identified community needs.
  • To work together with other community service providers to maximize benefits to members of the community.
  • To encourage and promote volunteerism in the community.

Our Clients

  • Seniors
  • Newcomers to Canada
  • Adults
  • Ukrainian-Canadian youth

How We Operate

The programs and services of UCSS-Toronto are directed by a 13-member volunteer Board of Directors, elected at the Annual General Meeting.

A small, professional staff provides direct service to clients, and administrative and volunteer support. The Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the agency.

UCSS-Toronto is a branch of Ukrainian Canadian Social Services Inc. of Canada, a national coordinating body that unites 10 UCSS branches across Canada.

UCSS-Toronto is also a member of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (Toronto Branch).