23/12/18 Filed in: Homelessness
We’ve been retained by the City of Toronto to develop new design and technical guidelines for shelters providing support to people who are experiencing homelessness within the city of Toronto. We are drawing upon our extensive experience in developing nearly thirty shelters to date, supplemented by a tour of twenty existing shelters within the city, and extensive engagement of the community of shelter providers and people with lived experience through focus groups, surveys and interviews. We hope this new document will help share the best practices used by existing shelter providers across the family, youth, and singles and couples sectors, including such aspects as best practices for pet-friendly shelters, gender inclusivity, culturally supportive and non-discriminatory settings.
01/12/18 Filed in: CHC | Healthcare
On November 29, 2018, Stonegate Community Health Centre
opened their new CHC, twice as large, with more exam rooms, a bigger dental suite, a teaching kitchen & some of the best program space in Central Etobicoke.
Stonegate Community Health Centre, as part of a network of CHCs and Aboriginal Health Access Centres (AHACs) across the province, is committed to a new Community Health Centre and Aboriginal Health Access Centre Model of Health and Well Being. Stonegate CHC has been providing primary health care, health promotion and a wide variety of community programs to the Stonegate-Parklawn Community since it was created by community members in 1992.