From a Government of Ontario news release:
Ontario is adding three conditions to the list of medical conditions for which social assistance recipients may be eligible to receive a Special Diet Allowance.
This change will help affected individuals with the extra costs of a special diet.
Eligibility is verified through an assessment by an approved medical professional.
The Centre for Research on Inner City Health has updated our webpage related to our research on refugee health care. Please note, the federal government has been compelled by a recent court decision to reinstate the Interim Federal Health Program (IFH) as it was formerly constituted. While some elements of IFH have been restored, others have not.
Members of Mishkeegogamang First Nation are facing a harsh winter and the injustice of a terrible housing crisis. In the face of government inaction, members of Mishkeegogamang have organized their own clothing and furniture drive in preparation for the coming winter. An 18-wheeler truck will make the 28 hour drive to bring furniture, warm clothes and other helpful items from Toronto.
Flemingdon Health Centre (FHC) is a registered charity and an incorporated not-for-profit Community Health Centre (CHC), located in Toronto. We provide a range of health related services based on the social determinants of health and community engagement models. We are primarily funded through the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care/Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (TC-LHIN).
This is a formal invite to PRO Effort Community's Annual Fundraising Fashion Show where we will be showcasing Black fashion lines, natural hair-styles, as well as exhibiting Black owned and operated businesses in Southern Ontario, throughout the night. Amongst these things, there will be various performances by Toronto youth, as well as other musical and spoken word artists from the Greater Toronto Area.
We are in the process of recruiting our Community Health Ambassadors for the African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) Women Taking Control over HIV/AIDS and Sexual Health Project. Please see attached recruitment requirements and forward to your networks. We highly encourage ACB women to apply.
We are looking to recruit at least 10 Ambassadors to start in January 2015.
Sexual Health Network of Ontario: Creating Healthy Sexual Futures, Toronto
Both at the SAFE-T (Sexual Abuse Family Education and Treatment) Program at Radius Child and Youth Services and at the Gender-Based Violence Prevention Program at the TDSB. Come out and hear what these two programs are doing and saying to youth about developing healthy sexual futures for themselves and others
When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 9:30 – 12noon
Where: North York Civic Centre – Committee Room #3, 5100 Yonge Street
Registration not required – feel free to just show up!