Our History

Korean Senior Citizens Society of Toronto, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has been joining the 45 years of diplomatic relations between Korea and Canada and is one of the pioneers of the Canada immigration.

- Korean Senior Citizens Society of Toronto has its roots in Samaria Senior Citizens Society of Toronto Korean United Church. First established by Pastor Jae Rin Moon and 15 advisory committees (including Pastor Sang Cheol Lee) in 1973, it was formally approved as a non-profit Organization by the Government of Canada in 1974 making many services available to seniors since.

The building of Korean Senior Citizens Society of Toronto was secured in December 1985, initiated by five members of the organization, and underwent renovation process in 2002 and elevator installation in 2013 with the aid of Walkathon fundraiser profits.

The organization has been headed by 17 presidents until today, from the 1st president, HyungKeun Kim to Hak Hwan Go, who completed his presidency as a 24th president. As of 2014, the organization has approximately 2000 registered members and on an average 100 seniors visiting daily for various services and programs.