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Catalogue of Services

The entrepreneurs in the Northstar Startups Business Incubator offer a wide variety of services. Some deliver only in Scarborough but others deliver throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Use your browser’s search function to find a service you need on this page.

Respite Care & Chair Yoga

Terri Ann Nakita, Anchor Respite Care

Terri provides relief and in-home services based on a personalized care plan to families who are caring for their aging loved ones. A compassionate, inter-professional team which includes experts in nursing and personal support will be available to assist with caring for your friend or family member while you care for yourself.

  • Respite to relieve family caregivers
  • Chair yoga for individuals and groups
  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s care
  • Overnight shifts for safety and reassurance
  • Bathing, feeding, dressing, transfers, personal care
  • Incontinence care
  • Sensitive companionship, prompts for medications

Get in Touch:
Phone: 647-915-4692

Anchor Respite Care

Hair Braiding

Erica Brown, Blended Braidz

Erica started Blended Braidz to serve her community, from the elderly to children – especially mixed race children whose parents struggle caring for hair that is not like their own. She is passionate about creating hair styles that build confidence. Her knowledge of hair types, product options, extensions and a variety of braiding techniques, takes the stress out of hair maintenance.

  • Braids for children, ladies, men, and the elderly.
  • All Races, all hair types.
  • Cornrows, knotless braids, box braids and more.
  • Home based business serving Scarborough.

Get in Touch:
Phone: 437-774-3397



Respite and End-of-Life Care 

Kayden Vanering, Compassionate Companionship

Kayden is the owner of Compassionate Companionship that offers a range of services which include: End of Life Care, Respite Care and Socialization to list a few. With Kayden obtaining her Personal Support Worker certificate along with working as a PSW for over year, combined with personal experience, she is uniquely qualified to provide meaningful support. 

  • End of life care
  • Socialization
  • Respite care
  • Meal Prep/Cooking
  • Escort (medical, events, outings, etc)

Get in Touch:
Phone: 647-979-5257

Kayden Vanering

Microgreen Farming

Noemy Clement, Latin Microgreens

Noemy is a passionate urban farmer committed to quality, sustainability and flavour. She follows eco-friendly farming; delivering fresh, organic and nutrient-packed microgreens to restaurants, health food stores and individuals. She manages all growing conditions in her vertical farm to ensure her customers receive consistent, high quality microgreens for all their culinary creations.

  • Freshly harvested and packed
  • More than 12 available varieties
  • Personalized service
  • Flexible delivery schedules

Get in Touch:
Phone: 647-542-4094

Support for Seniors and Adults on Autistic Spectrum 

Lupita Mera, Stay In Touch Concierge Services

Lupita Mera specializes in serving seniors and adults on the autistic spectrum in downtown Toronto. She is committed to bringing joy and practical support to each client’s life by serving their unique needs. Her background as a concierge, coupled with her current enrollment in the Community Work Program at George Brown College, ensures a high standard of care. 

  • Meal Preparation and sharing
  • Light activities (walks etc)
  • Transportation to appointments
  • Conversation and mental stimulation
  • Games and music engagement
  • Computer training and digital assistance
  • Vulnerable Sector Check

Get in Touch:

Tamil-English language services

Vasuky Jegatheeswaran, Tamil Language Services

Vasuky brings over 18 years of language service expertise into action, excelling in breaking down language barriers between Tamil and English. Her commitment encompasses expert interpretation, translation, ensuring the client’s message is heard loud and clear. Certified by the Immigration Refugee Board and CILISAT, with MAG training, she serves a divese clientele. Holds degrees in M. Phil, B.Sc, and TSEL (TDSB).

  • Interpretation for Tamil and English langauges.
  • Expertise in Legal, Medical, Insurance, and Social services translation
  • Available virtually, over the phone, and in-person in Central Toronto, Markham, and Pickering.
  • Serving clients in Canada and USA.

Get in Touch:
Phone: 416-910-8883

Gardening, Lawn Care, and Painting Services 

Tremayne, Mayne Food & Gardening

Tremayne is a passionate gardener providing lawn care, fruit and vegetables garden planting and maintenance along with a variety of other gardening tasks. He is keen to take care of your gardening needs. Tremayne is also an experience painter and paints interiors in the off-season. 

  • Lawn Care Services
  • Tree Branch Cutting and Trimming
  • Minor Landscaping Work Available
  • Fruit and Vegetable Growth and Maintenance
  • Interior painting in the off-season.

Get in Touch:
Phone: 416-305-2968



Home Support Services

Jodie Donahue-Trahan, Peace of Mind Home Care

Jodie and her highly trained staff provide a wide range of services in the Scarborough area, supporting seniors, disabled individuals, and busy clients to live safe, healthy lives in their own homes. As a community support worker, she is certified in Addiction Counseling, Emergency Hoarding Response, WHMIS, First Aid/CPR Level HCP and Safe Food Handling.

  • House cleaning
  • De-cluttering and Organizing
  • Running Errands and Assisting Clients on Outings
  • Dog Walking and Pet Care
  • Light Yard Work and Snow Removal

Get in Touch:
Phone: 437-774-6211

Peace of Mind Home Care Services

Administrative Services

Denise Turney, Turnkey Admin Services

Denise offers remote administrative support to clients facing busy schedules, time constraints, or lacking administrative experience in the West/Southwest Scarborough and Central Toronto area. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint applications, she is your reliable partner for efficient and effective administrative assistance.

  • Remote support for small to medium-sized businesses
  • Customer service, appointment setting, filing, and bookkeeping expertise
  • Timely, accurate communication via email and phone

Get in Touch:
Phone: 647-856-8386

Commercial Cleaning Services

Kyle Rose, Jaguar Cleaning Services

Jaguar Cleaning Services specializes in commercial sanitation services, offering their expertise throughout the GTA. As a fully insured service provider, the company prioritizes precision in using effective commercial cleaning techniques to protect clients and communities from the spread of harmful bacteria. Kyle takes great pride in delivering an exceptional cleaning experience, ensuring satisfaction and a hygienic environment for all

  • Residential and Commercial Cleaning
  • Event Cleaning
  • Industrial Cleaning
  • Carpet Cleaning

Get in Touch:
Phone: 416-804-1580


Jaguar Cleaning Services