Mental Health / Emotions / Suicide / Mental Illness

"The Challenge" Beautiful Minds

Repeats every week every Sunday 2 times except Sun Sep 04 2016, Sun Sep 18 2016, Sun Oct 02 2016, Sun Oct 16 2016. Also includes Sun Sep 11 2016, Sun Sep 25 2016.
Sun, 08/21/2016 - 15:00 to Sun, 09/25/2016 - 15:00
Sun, 08/28/2016 - 15:00 to Sun, 10/02/2016 - 15:00
Sun, 09/11/2016 - 15:00 to Sun, 10/16/2016 - 15:00
Sun, 09/25/2016 - 15:00 to Sun, 10/30/2016 - 15:00
Contact name: 
Nicole D'Souza

Join us for our next workshop "The Challenge" on August 21, 2016 at Don Montgomery Community Centre from 3-5pm. There will be snacks and volunteer hours can be given. We will discuss the challenges associated with stigma around mental health using games, activities, arts and spoken word.


HairStory: Black Youth Unite for the A.R.T.S youth Gathering

The HairStory team and the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth (Advocate’s Office) would like to request your assistance in inviting young people to attend the upcoming HairStory: Black Youth Unite for the A.R.T.S youth Gathering on August 8-12 in London, Ontario at Fanshawe College.

Mental health services for children and youth

Women's Empowerment Conference

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 18:30 to Sat, 09/17/2016 - 08:30

The  2016 Brochure for the Women's Empowerment Conference is attached for your information.

You are cordially invited to be our special guest at Women on the Rise Empowerment Conference on September 16-17, 2016  

 FREE  ADMISSION - Registration deadline is September 11, 2016

This inter-generational women’s conference will facilitate dialogue tackling issues and concerns of women, in a safe, friendly, “sisterly love” environment.

Building Strong Futures: Leadership Development Program

Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Thursday 4 times.
Thu, 08/11/2016 - 11:00
Tue, 08/16/2016 - 11:00
Thu, 08/18/2016 - 11:00
Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:00
Contact name: 
Sana Najafi

 The Leadership Development Program was created to increase awareness on issues affecting young women and foster community ambassadors. During this program you will: 

Be the Boss 2016

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 11:00

Come and celebrate International Youth Day! We are hosting an fun filled day centralized around entrepreneurship.

There will be different workshops for youth (13-19) to attend and learn more about the world of business while being able to win great prizes. 

Think you have what it takes to Be the Boss? Participants can register to participate in a pitch competition for top prizes of $200, $300 and $500 cash!!

The day will end with a party through our partnership with Freedom Fridayz after our Community BBQ!

Transportation and Food included!

Girl Crush Presents: Conversations about Emotional Labour

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 20:00

Girl Crush Presents: Conversations about Emotional Labour, Toronto


When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016, from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

Where: Tranzac Club - 292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto


Reclaim Your Voice - Event and invitation to Share your story

Sat, 07/30/2016 - 12:00

Each month, Reclaim Your Voice hosts free events where survivors of various forms of abuse break their silence by speaking about their experiences. Our events are open to all people aged 18+. Our next event has been scheduled forJuly 30th, 2016. Details are below:
Saturday, July 30th, 2016 Doors open at 12:00 pm Event starts promptly at 12:45 pm and will run until 4:30 pm Scarborough Civic Centre
150 Borough Drive
Committee Room 1
18+, open to all, free!

Community Leader

Response and Recovery Project - Unison
Pay Type: 
Position type: 
Application deadline: 
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Contact name: 
Millicent Dyer

We are seeking 5 additional, well-connected community leaders living/working/playing in Wards 11 & 12 who are passionate about supporting healing in their communities to join our team. (We are particularly interested in recruiting men, youth and folks from East African communities.)

The Response and Recovery Project focuses on the mental health impacts of violence in the community, such as shootings, stabbings and swarmings, and on supporting individual, family and community healing. 


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