UPDATED – We’re Keeping You Connected During COVID-19

August 31, 2020 Update: As the COVID-19 pandemic situation changes, information on this page may go out of date. For the most accurate information about our current programs and service, please visit our COVID-19 Programming section or our Schedule and Events section.

We are happy to announce we are launching a variety of services to keep you connected and active during this challenging time!

First, we are offering the Sunshine Friendly Chatline! If you’re feeling lonely or just want someone to chat with for a bit, give us a call at 647-847-9853. The chatline is open Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

UPDATEDSpanish and French language chatline services are now available.

French language chatline services hours are:

  • Monday: 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

Spanish language chatline hours are:

  • Monday: 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: The chatline is not a crisis line. If you are in need of crisis support, please call the Toronto Seniors Crisis Line at 416-217-2077.

Second, our on-staff social worker, John Vigna, is available to assist seniors via phone (647-687-7322). His hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Third, we are now providing virtual and call-in programming Monday through Friday! To access these programs, either click the appropriate link below to connect on Zoom with video or call the listed phone number for audio only.

Connecting over Zoom: Click the link for the program you wish to participate in at the scheduled time. Follow the prompts on screen to open Zoom in your browser. For step-by-step instructions, please watch this video. If this is your first time using Zoom, give yourself an extra 5–10 minutes to make sure you have Zoom up and running correctly!

Connecting over the phone: Call the number for the program you wish to join at the scheduled time. When prompted, enter the meeting ID number.


  • Coffee, Tea, and Sunshine!
  • Grab your favourite morning beverage and join us for a party line-style chit chat with Sunshine staff and community members!
  • Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
  • Web/App: https://zoom.us/j/122029652
  • Phone Dial in: 647-558-0588
  • ID: 122 029 652
  • Exercise
  • Social distancing doesn’t mean sitting around doing nothing! Join us as we stretch it out and stay active with some gentle, easy-to-follow fitness classes with Sunshine staff!
  • Note: Since this is a virtual class and we cannot assist you in person, please listen to your body and use your discretion to choose which exercises you do and how intensely you do them. We want everyone to be safe!
  • Schedule: Monday–Friday, 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • Web/App: https://zoom.us/j/824872400
  • Phone Dial in: 647-374-4685
  • ID: 824 872 400
  • Main Sunshine Programming
  • Sunshine staff will provide a variety of fun and interesting programs to keep our minds sharp and engaged while we’re unable to be with each other in person!
  • Schedule: Monday–Friday, 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • Web/App: https://zoom.us/j/550753428
  • Phone Dial in: 647-374-4685
  • ID: 550 753 428

Call us at 416-924-3979
Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

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