What’s the Future of Homelessness Prevention? Adapting the Welsh “Duty to Assist” for Canada Stephen Gaetz, Melanie Redman / Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, A Way Home Canada At the heart of Wales' groundbreaking homelessness prevention strategy is Duty to Assist, a legal duty requiring municipal authorities to assist anyone at risk of or experiencing homelessness. This [...]
Music Based Interventions for Trauma Work The Huronia Highlands branch of the Ontario Association of Social Workers is pleased to announce: “Music-Based Interventions for Trauma Work” with Aksana Kavaliova-Moussi, a Canadian certified music therapist (MTA-Accredited Music Therapist). Date: Monday June 17th 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Suite Success (411 Huronia Rd, Barrie). Anyone who [...]
Pathways to Child and Youth Mental Health and Addictions Services - North Simcoe Muskoka North Simcoe Muskoka Pathways to Child and Youth Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Services in North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network for children and youth under 18. Click here to access the pathways!
JOB POSTING – COMPETITION #299-2019-20 Full-Time 35 hours/week; One Year Contract POSITION: Adult Case Manager- Individualized Funding Support LOCATION: Barrie and throughout Simcoe County PURPOSE OF POSITION This is a specialized case management function that supports the implementation of MCSS funded service plans for adults who reside in a residential setting on a fee for [...]
Request for Proposals Connected Core Project Independent Contractor Applications accepted until 5:00 pm, Friday June 14, 2019 Terms: Six month contract, 35 hours/week @ $30/hour, renewal potential Location: Barrie, ON (only local travel required) Community Connection on behalf of the Connected Core Project and their partnerships with the City of Barrie, Royal Victoria Regional Health [...]
The Case for Chronic Homelessness Prevention Alina Turner / Turner Strategies, HelpSeeker.org, University of Calgary This just in! A new study found that matching people experiencing high-acuity, chronic homelessness with prevention programming produces the best long-term outcomes. This week's Research Matters blog covers why this matters and offers questions about developing Chronic Homelessness Prevention programming. Read the full study: Allocating [...]
The Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA) is hosting its 2019 Mental Health Forum on June 13-14 at the Holiday Inn International Airport Hotel in Toronto. Join us for a two-day, cross-sectoral forum that highlights best practices leading to positive outcomes, and equips managers and frontline staff with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to assist individuals living with [...]