LAMP - ASK! Community Information Centre

Record #: CWD3491
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2017
Last Full Update: 05 Mar 2014

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-252-6471 ext 280 or 281
Fax 416-252-4474
Primary Contact Cathi Wallace, Coordinator; Phone: ext 282; Email:
Alternate Contact Cassandra Alexandra, Community Information Worker; Phone: ext 280

Site Information

Site Location 1 block north of Lakeshore Blvd W and Fifth St (2 blks E of Islington Ave S)
Located In Community Etobicoke South
Address & Map
LAMP Health and Community Service Centre
185 Fifth St
Toronto, ON M8V 2Z5
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) The Centre is one of over 50 Community Information Centres in Ontario, whose main purpose is to provide a free, confidential information and referral service to the general public. Information and referral services provide the link between people and questions or problems and the services designed to meet their needs. The staff provide information, referral and advocacy to ensure clients are understood and helped. Also offer: Immigrant Settlement and Refugee Support, Legal Advice Clinic, form filling, Income Tax Clinic, Social Assistance (OW) Liaison Clinic, True Copy Clinic (certification of true copies of official documents) and a Commissioner for taking affidavits.
Hours Mon,Wed,Fri 9 am-5 pm, Tue 1 pm-8 pm, Thu 1 pm-5 pm
Dates Year round
Areas Served Toronto Downtown
Eligibility Some services (i.e. Income Tax Clinic) have catchment or income restrictions, please call for information.
Languages English ; Russian ; Spanish ; Ukrainian
Fees None

Agency and Service Names

Alternate Name CIC ; Lakeshore Area Multi-Services Project Inc.
Former Name YMCA - Ask Community Information Centre
Legal Name Lakeshore Area Multi-Services Project Inc.

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1969
Funding City / Town - Toronto ; Federal - CIC-ISAP, Industry Canada ; Donations ; United Way - of Greater Toronto