Campaign Overview

Founded in 1957, Ivan Franko Homes has been providing accommodation and care services to Ukrainian seniors from across Canada for over 50 years.

Ivan Franko Homes’ “Our Future Together” Campaign is an ambitious, transformational plan to expand our picturesque 10-acre site at Winston Churchill Boulevard in Mississauga into an intergenerational “Selo” and multigenerational campus, to serve our community for the next 50 years.

Our Selo will include:

  • A comprehensive range of living accommodations and programming to support aging in the community
  • An intergenerational pavilion, recreational centre, “Lys Mykyta Lounge”
  • Multigenerational programming for all ages
  • Outdoor amenity areas that offer recreation, play, gardening, rest areas and heritage walking trails
  • A renovation of our Museum, with its collection displayed throughout the Selo and educating younger generations of Ukrainian Canadians about our heritage

The $50 million Phase I deployment of our Selo strategy includes 232 long-term care, independent living garden and assisted living suites. This will enable spouses with different support requirements to not be separated by geography but to continue aging together on the same campus.

Plans are underway for Phase 1 of the redevelopment, to include not only a new building with accommodation for some 232 residents, but also an intergenerational pavilion, outdoor amenities, as well as renovations of the existing building and museum. Together we will give our community a place we can call home for generations to come.

Five differentiating and sector-leading principles will enable us to provide our residents with a genuinely transformative and inspiring retirement living, healthcare and cultural community experience:

  1. Enabling “Aging in Place”
  2. Selo as an Intergenerational Community & Cultural Hub
  3. Extraordinary Cuisine
  4. Outreach to Support Aging in Own Homes
  5. Transformative On-Site Personal &Technology Enabled Medical Care

Naming Opportunities

Without significant community donations, it will be impossible to proceed with a new building.  To assist in attracting major donations, sponsorship opportunities will be available through the naming rights to major components of the new building (e.g. dining room, library, museum, atrium, rooms, etc.).
Please contact Executive Director Terry Tonkovich at (905) 820-0573 to discuss options.

Tree of Love

Conceived by the Family Council (comprised of residents’ families as well as relatives of applicants awaiting placement), the “Tree of Love” represents the fundraising launch of Ivan Franko Homes’ Building Campaign. Its theme reflects the distinctive apple orchards featured on the Mississauga property.
Supporters can help contribute to the Capital Campaign by donating a leaf, bee or apple. It’s a tangible and permanent way to show support for the project and immortalize the name of a special loved one.  Once the new building is completed, the “Tree of Love” will be prominently displayed in it.

Inscriptions honouring you, your family or a loved one can be made in either Ukrainian or English.



Special Seat Sale

A SEAT IN YOUR NAME at our Dining hall, brought to you by Ivan Franko Homes

Want to join us as a supporter of Our Future Together Campaign? Let our residents dine in style by donating $1,000 towards the purchase of an elegant chair.

Your generous contribution comes with:

  • A plaque with your family name inscribed on each seat 
  • Recognition in the Ivan Franko Homes newsletter

Seats are limited, so don’t delay! Show our families and residents that you care by enhancing our residents’ dining experience for years to come.

Each donation will receive a tax deduction receipt. 

Please contact us for more information on donation details.


Please support “Our Future Together” Campaign

Ivan Franko Homes – An Integrated Approach to Aging

Naming Opportunities:

“Selo” (Intergenerational Campus) – $10 Million

Ivan Franko Home Long-Term Care - $5 Million

The building will include 160 long-term care rooms ($50,000 each) in 5 self-contained houses or “resident home areas” within the multi-storey building. While larger than a family home, for the 32 residents in each, the house will be similar to home with private areas for the bedrooms, ensuite washrooms and spa as well as communal areas for dining, socializing and activities.

Retirement Residence with Assisted Living $5 Million

72 one-bedroom suites will contain a bedroom, full ensuite washroom with European shower, kitchen, great room and a balcony.

Cultural Centre - $1 Million

This is a gathering space for residents and the surrounding community to celebrate the Ukrainian culture, language, food, arts, music and festivals.

Intergenerational Centre - $1 Million

The Centre will have co-located adult day program and childcare centre; shared intergenerational space and shared building service spaces etc.

Health and Wellness Centre - $1 Million

The centre will be comprised of two components: Fitness Area and Clinic. The fitness area will be a community recreation and leisure area to include a therapeutic pool, exercise studio and gym. The clinic will provide one-stop primary care services and other health and social services.

Enhanced Assisted Living - $500,000

Enhanced Assisted Living will be designed to accommodate persons requiring higher levels of support and care services. The enhanced assisted living area contains 10-16 private studios, living room, dining room and home kitchen, library/den and staff support spaces.

Dementia Care Area - $500,000

Programmed and designed for individuals living with dementia and in need of 24-hour support and supervision.

Community Kitchen - $500,000

A demonstration and teaching kitchen for community-based cooking programs. 

Small Houses - $500,000

Village Commons - $500,000

Festival Hall - $500,000

An assembly and performance space for concerts. It can be divided into smaller spaces to accommodate groups of varying size. The Hall will have a chapel at one end (behind moveable walls) and will accommodate concerts, recitals, bazaars and large Holiday events.

Family Celebration Room - $250,000

A large room for families to enjoy private celebrations

Classroom - $100,000

Includes two multipurpose rooms that can accommodate between 10-20 people.

Heritage Library - $100,000

Will include a multi-purpose room to accommodate Board and community meetings.

Garden Suites with private walkouts will be designed for independent older adults who choose to live close to the cultural centre. There are going to be:

-  5 two-bedroom apartments at $100,000

- 10 one-bedroom apartments at $75,000

Bistro - $50,000

This is a restaurant serving all residents and visitors of the “Selo”. The Bistro accommodates the meal program purchased by apartment tenants.

Village Sklep - $50,000

A store supplying convenience items as well as specialty products such as take out of Ukrainian-style foods. 

Art Studio/Artisan and Craft Studio - $50,000

A designated space for art and other traditional artisanal activities.

Music and Multimedia Studio - $50,000

A designated space for teaching music and multimedia skills.

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