My Journey as Moss Park Community Member, Toronto Community Housing Corporation Resident, and Outspoken Community Activist
What’s my greatest strength? My mouth. Like breathing, I never hold back from exposing the truth. I speak my mind, speak from my heart, and speak with my feet planted on the ground. As an active representative of my Moss Park community, ..... Click for the full article.
The Street Haven Training Services provides free educational and pre-employment services for women. We deliver programming ...
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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 ....
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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.
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 ....