Youth Homelessness, Mental Health & Substance Use During COVID-19

By |2020-07-06T10:29:28-05:00July 6th, 2020|

Youth Homelessness: Mental Health and Substance Use During COVID-19 Naomi Thulien et al. / Lived Experience Lab, A Way Home Canada, Covenant House How has COVID-19 impacted mental health and substance use patterns of youth who have experienced homelessness? This report synthesizes real-world knowledge on promising mental health and substance use practices for front-line providers. Read this blog [...]

By |2020-07-06T10:24:44-05:00July 6th, 2020|

"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 for gender-diverse communities, foster relationship building and strengthen intersectional feminist movements"- Learn More About OAITH's Statement here. Transition House Association of [...]

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

By |2020-06-25T10:43:33-05:00June 25th, 2020|

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 Shak’s World. The project will provide care packages to Black youngsters in junior kindergarten to Grade 12. As of June [...]

CLICK: Investing in community-led public safety

By |2020-06-10T11:40:30-05:00June 10th, 2020|

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 people and planet first; we hope this inspiration will help get you through these unsettling times. HEAD START - What's [...]

Join EAPO to Recognize WEAAD

By |2020-06-10T11:14:54-05:00June 10th, 2020|

 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 as we mark this milestone day. This year’s theme, Uproot Elder Abuse, Plant a Seed for Change inspired by WEAAD founder, [...]

EAPO Webinar Series… Balancing Seniors’ Rights

By |2020-05-07T10:23:20-05:00May 7th, 2020|

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 Abuse Prevention Ontario (EAPO) is joined by Whaley Estate Litigation Partners (WELPartners) in this next, in a series of webinars [...]

Registration is Open for Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario Webinar! May 6th, 2020

By |2020-05-02T12:10:16-05:00May 2nd, 2020|

EAPO Webinar Series Protecting your Financial Health During COVID-19 Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 @ 1pm - 2pm In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all implementing critical measures to safeguard our physical health and safety. But equally important is taking the right steps to protect our financial well-being, particularly with the many economic uncertainties [...]

Homeless Hub Newsletter, “Supporting Survivors of Sex Trafficking: A National Framework”

By |2020-03-15T06:33:40-05:00March 15th, 2020|

Getting Out: A National Framework for Escaping Human Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation in Canada Amanda Noble et al. / Convenant House  This important report presents the results from Canada's largest study on sex trafficking, and presents a National framework aimed at better supporting survivors. Download the Report   Call for CAEH 2020 Presentations Now Open! Canadian Observatory on [...]

MCIS’ new webinar on Human Trafficking: The Diasporic Network Approach and Empowering Communities through the Youth

By |2019-12-31T15:19:47-05:00December 31st, 2019|

Human Trafficking: The Diasporic Network Approach and Empowering Communities through the Youth The Diasporic Network Approach was introduced in the first webinar as a nuanced concept that takes into account the intersections between traffickers, victims, and diaspora communities within the Human Trafficking Chain. Not enough research has gone into this area, but from general research [...]