STREET HAVEN SHERO
We provide supportive housing for 32 women in three different locations in downtown Toronto, each with a varying degree of staffing based on the clients' level of need for support in ....
Introducing, Samantha! Street Haven Learning Centre Literacy Tutor Extraordinaire!
Samantha Kaptyn is a passionate literacy volunteer at the Street Haven Learning Centre (SHLC). Since 2015, she has been working to support the goals of improving the reading and writing skills of the learner with whom she is paired
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Peggy Ann Walpole worked as a nurse in the Emergency Room of St. Michael’s Hospital in the 1950’s. There she encountered many women who suffered from the debilitating effects of life on the street; violence, isolation, poverty and poor health. Peggy Ann was frustrated, knowing that once these women were treated and discharged, most had nowhere safe to go.
And so Peggy Ann founded Street Haven at the Crossroads in 1965, a drop-in centre where women could have a cup of coffee and access assistance, without judgement.
In high school, I was placed in a special education program instead of regular classes because I couldn't learn like the other students. I felt I was being "left on the shelf" -- not important enough to be given the opportunity to learn to my potential. I felt like a yo-yo, ..... Click for the full article.
This 50-bed shelter serves women, providing the basic living needs of shelter, safety, meals, clothing, hot showers, medical and other necessary resources and supports for a variety of challenges ....
The Learning Centre uses a modular learning method, which allows learners to work towards clearly defined goals at their own pace and in their individual learning styles...
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