If you are new to Georgina, be sure to visit our Newcomers Page You will find uptodate newsletters and great resources specifically for you.
Looking to volunteer or find a helping hand?
For up-to-date information you can rely on 24/7,
click on the York Info Community Information and Volunteer Database
Rogers TV: Georgina Life
Hosts Jennifer Anderson and Joe Connors host an exciting season of Georgina Life. Georgina Life offers up a healthy portion of meal ideas from chefs around the region, fundraising events to be a part of, LIVE entertainment from local musicians,
interesting people from your community and much more.
Look for Jeff Pinchuk for reports from the community.
You can reach the Producer, Diana Ciccone at 905-836-7195 or email@example.com
Air Times are: Monday to Friday, at 10am, noon, 2pm, 5pm, and 10pm.
For more details, visit the Georgina-RogersTV website.
Find out about social services in our community, and across the province.
Georgina Pioneer Village & Archives
The mission of the Town of Georgina Archives is to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit documents and photographs relevant to the history of our town, and to make these available to researchers. The Town of Georgina Archives always welcomes information and donations that relate to Georgina’s history. Our collection includes historical information on Georgina, North Gwillimbury and Village of Sutton, its families, businesses, social organizations and many other areas of interest. Included in the collection are photographs, newspapers, maps, scrapbooks, and other Georgina related memorabilia. Materials do not circulate. Researchers are welcome (by appointment Monday - Friday). Explain what you are looking for, and our staff will make the documents you require available to you. Difficult requests will be charged $10/hour (estimated in advance) plus printing costs.
The Pioneer Village is open from late May to Labour Day weekend. You can visit the Village from Thursday-Sunday from 10-5. Pre-booked tours, workshops, and community school group bookings are available all year-round Special events are subject to special admission rates.The Archives are open year-round by appointment.
Call the Museum at (905) 476-4305 x284 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.georginapioneervillage.ca.
Nkweshdaadyang (Our Meeting Place):
A cultural space has been created at the Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Library honouring First Nation, Métis and Inuit culture.
The space, called Nkweshdaadyang or “Our Meeting Place”, showcases and celebrates the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit cultures within our community.
"Our Meeting Place" would like to encourage you to loan any artifacts that contribute to the telling of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit story in Georgina and surrounding area. If you need further information, you can call the Peter Gzowski Library at 905-722-5702. You can visit the Library to obtain a form, or download it by clicking here.
The Learning Centre for Georgina
The Learning Centre for Georgina (LCG), a non-profit agency, promotes life long learning, and helps people improve their basic reading, writing, spelling, and math skills. Our programs assist students to achieve personal and job related goals, develop skills for independence, and feel good about their accomplishments.
LCG also offers computer training courses, covering everything from introductory and basics up to advanced knowledge. Ther are both Instructor-Led and Self-Paced courses available. Visit their website at www.lcgeorgina.org.
Linking Georgina is an independent, self-mandated community based collaborative. Members include community agencies, community members, and businesses in Georgina delivering services and supports to children, youth and families.
Delivers many services on behalf of the Ontario government including: · Health card registration · Birth, marriage and death certificates · Driver and vehicle licensing · Business registration · Fishing and hunting licences · Address change · Newborn Registration Service · Ontario government publications…and more
Service Canada Representatives are at the Keswick Branch of the library on the first Thursday of every month 10am - 5pm. For a list of the service offerings available please refer to the Service Canada web site at www.servicecanada.gc.ca
New Business Resources from Service Canada
Service to Business Guide 2013
Stephen Leacock Theatre of Performing Arts
The Stephen Leacock Theatre of Performing Arts is located in Keswick at 130 Gwendolyn Drive. The theatre is home to the Queensville Players, South Shore Little Theatre and the Town of Georgina Leisure Services Department also produces shows and events.
Georgina Community Maps
The Alliance for a Better Georgina provides this website mapping the unique communities that make up the Town of Georgina. The goal of the project is to give people comprehensive information about the character of Georgina. The information compiled by residents shows Georgina as a livable and environmentally-friendly place. It also shows the way natural heritage combines with social heritage, The maps capture a level of detail about these intertwined elements that only can come from people who live in an area.
GTTI is a post secondary institution in Georgina committed to providing innovative learning partnerships that fulfill the community’s and individuals needs and aspirations both current and future. Opened officially on June 14th 2008; it is located on 5207 Baseline Road in Sutton.
Looking for a valuable community resource for news, entertainment, information, and a connection to Georgina and beyond? Visit York Region's website. Offering everything from local weather forecasts and movie show times to photo galleries and local history, york.ca is searchable and interactive. Business information for York Region and Georgina can be found at The York Region's Online Business Directory.
Regional Municipality of York Archives The York Regional Archives holds government related documents for York Region. The collection also includes an assortment of photographs and artifacts, and a reference library on York Region history. The following link opens a .pdf file of the York Region Heritage Directory, 2009 edition, which is compiled by the Corporate Records and Information Management Program.
Ontario’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
OVC has published two new handbooks for victims of crime: Have You Been a Victim of Crime? What's Next... and Living Beyond the Murder of a Loved One: Information for Families and Others Affected by Homicide. Theses resources are available as a PDF file, by clicking on the titles, or you can visit the resource section of the OVC website. The handbooks each provide an important starting place for victims of crime in Ontario, by informing readers about the criminal justice system, and the supports and services that are available throughout the province. Both of these resources include information and input from criminal justice personnel, victim service providers and victims themselves.