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Join a unique community and come be a part of The 519.
When you join The 519, you become a part of a vibrant, rewarding, and supportive community.
Please note that due to the high volume of applications, the membership letters will be sent by email within one (1) month from the application date.
- Membership is free.
- Membership offers access to our Annual General Meeting (AGM).
- Members who live within our catchment area (bounded by Bloor, Bay, Parliament, and Gerrard streets) can vote at the AGM.
- You do not have to be a member to access The 519’s programs and services.
What our members mean to us
The 519 is a community motivated organization. That means that our programming, leadership and advocacy develops in direct response to the needs and vision of our membership. For more than 40 years, The 519 has evolved with its community, and our membership has always led the way.
What The 519 can do for you
Our members describe The 519 Community Centre as a place where they are truly themselves. The 519 has a proud history as the hub of Toronto’s 2SLGBTQ+ experience, and we’ve developed a unique offering of programs and special events that meet a range of needs.
When you join The 519, you become a part of a vibrant, rewarding, and supportive community. Membership offers access to our unique Church Street Community Centre and its range of service, space and leadership activities.