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IDENTITY: Who Am I Now? 26th ANNUAL SUICIDE AWARENESS CONFERENCE

Thursday, April 11, 2019 GENEVA PARK 6604 Rama Road Orillia, ON An educational conference for mental health professionals, consumers, family members, police, teachers, emergency service workers and anyone else interested in suicide prevention. EARLY BIRD [...]

Homeless Hub Newsletter!

To view the full newsletter, please click here! Housing Options for Vulnerable Youth and Young Adults in B.C.:Anointing Momoh et al. / BC Housing Research CentreA report examining five housing models for six subpopulations of [...]

Latest for Social Service Workers

Find out about pressing issues for social service workers, new research, legislation changes and other pertinent information for our field

"Transforming and moving organizations towards structural and systemic [...]

Advocacy Initiatives

Check out the social action initiatives that other social service workers in the field is involved in! Make sure to spread the word when needed. Remember to send your initiatives to info@osswa.ca

"Transforming and moving organizations towards structural and systemic change is a process, and this is one small change that we hope will contribute to and build a foundation for a safer and more just future [...]

‘Our Black youth need to hear from their neighbours’: Care packages aspire to ‘uplift’ Barrie, Simcoe County kids

Link to news article: https://www.simcoe.com/community-story/10024065--our-black-youth-need-to-hear-from-their-neighbours-care-packages-aspire-to-uplift-barrie-simcoe-county-kids/ Can you help uplift Black youths? Local community advocate Shelly Skinner has launched the Uplift Black Youth In Simcoe County initiative in collaboration with local not-for-profit organizations Making Change and [...]

CLICK: Investing in community-led public safety

Online community and resources are more important than ever, so we want to keep you up to date on how COVID-19 is impacting our members and community. We are also sharing stories about putting [...]

Join EAPO to Recognize WEAAD

 E-Newsletter   June 2020 | WEAAD ISSUE June 15th marks the 15th Anniversary of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario (EAPO) and the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) invite you to join us [...]

EAPO Webinar Series… Balancing Seniors’ Rights

EAPO WEBINAR SERIES | Balancing Seniors' Rights: Preventing Abuse by an Attorney Acting Under a Power of Attorney Document. Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 @ 1pm - 2:30pm Provided with an American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Elder [...]

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