Homelessness / Housing

14-week Paid Pre-Apprenticeship Program with Job Placement Support

Creating Real Apprenticeships for Toronto (C.R.A.F.T)

C.R.A.F.T. offers free training opportunities to youth (18-29) who live in Toronto Community Housing communities!

Learn more about their 14-week Paid Pre-Apprenticeship Program with Job Placement Support

For more information http://bit.ly/2p5zx4Y

 

Legacy Awards 2017

Date(s): 
Tue, 04/18/2017 - 19:00

Do You Know An Amazing Volunteer?

Let Volunteer Toronto know about the great things they’ve done and they could receive a Volunteer Toronto Legacy Award! Each National Volunteer Week, Volunteer Toronto presents 25 of the city’s most exceptional volunteers with a Legacy Award to recognize their contributions to the community. Visit www.volunteertoronto.ca/legacyawards to find out more and nominate someone today! Nominations are being accepted until January 31st 2017.

Can Poverty Lead to Mental Illness?

The Science of Poverty and Mental Health

The (obvious) linkages between poverty and mental health, and ongoing
research to analyze what improves one or the other is examined here:

Hidden homelessness in Canada

In 2014, about 2.3 million Canadians aged 15 and over—representing 8% of the population—reported that sometime in their lives they had to temporarily live with family, friends, in their car or somewhere else because they had nowhere else to live. This situation is referred to as "hidden homelessness."

The "hidden homeless" population differs from the homeless population living on the streets or in shelters. The hidden homeless are people who access accommodation but have no immediate prospect of permanent or stable housing.

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