Jan., Feb., March 2017: Online course: The Mental Health of Syrian Refugees

The Refugee Mental Health Project aims to build settlement, social, and health service providers' knowledge and skills regarding refugee mental health.

December 16, 2016
Article source:
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

December 12: Rally to restore the Housing Stability Benefit, Hamilton

When: Monday, December 12, 2016, 12:30 p.m.

Where: Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton 

The Housing Stability Benefit (HSB) helps low-income people in the city pay emergency costs to obtain or retain housing. The city has announced the HSB has run out of money.

December 09, 2016
Article source:
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic / Clinique juridique communautaire de Hamilton

December 19: Public Legal Education Session on Powers of Attorney

When: Monday, December 19, 2016, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: Huron/Perth Community Legal Clinic, 59 Lorne Ave East, Stratford, ON

To Register: Call (519) 271-4556, ext. 29 OR e-mail birmink@lao.on.ca

Who will look after your affairs if you become mentally incapable? Come and learn about Powers of Attorney for Personal Care and Powers of Attorney for Property.

December 08, 2016
Article source:
Huron/Perth Community Legal Clinic

January 2017: Basic Income Pilot consultation

When: January 2017

Where: Cities across Ontario - see the link for dates and locations

In-person meetings are taking place across Ontario through January 31. You can attend a meeting or participate in other ways - see the link for more information.

December 07, 2016
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario

December 7: Basic Income Pilot Forum

When: Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: Hearth Room, Trinity United Church Annex, 74 Frederick St., Kitchener

This will be a discussion of key points of the proposed design of the pilot project to understand more and contribute to the public consultation in January.  

December 06, 2016
Article source:
Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo

December 13 & 14: Harm Reduction 101 Workshop

When: Tuesday & Wednesday, December 13 & 14, 2016, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Regent Park Community Centre, 402 Shuter St., Toronto

Contact: 416-338-7600 option 1, or email publichealth@toronto.ca

This is a free two-day workshop presented by Toronto Harm Reduction Alliance and Toronto Public Health.

December 01, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Harm Reduction Network

December 2: Join ARCH to Celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

When: Friday, December 2, 2016. Book signing 1:30 – 2:30 p.m, Room 303. Presentation, 3 – 5 p.m., Room 310

Where: Metro Hall, 55 John Street (at King Street West), Toronto

ARCH Disability Law Centre invites you to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, featuring a discussion and book launch.

November 30, 2016
Article source:
ARCH Disability Law Centre

December 12: Access to housing in the context of domestic violence

When: Monday, December 12, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Where: Waverly Library Auditorium,  285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

RSVP to reserve a seat: 345-7802 or goodfoodbox@tbaytel.net

The purpose of this session is to discuss the Special Priority Policy (SPP) and the new Portable Housing Benefit (PHB) as it applies to women leaving abusive partners.

November 30, 2016
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

Dec. 2: Intersections of Access: HIV/AIDS Service Organizations & Disability Service Organizations

When: Friday, December 2, 2016 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This webinar will explore some of the gaps between the HIV and disability service sectors and will raise issues to consider in bridging these gaps.

November 30, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR)

December 5: Helping your clients find good legal information, OCAD

When: Monday, December 5, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: OCAD - 113 McCaul Street, 5th floor, Room 525 (Walk through foodcourt at The Grange and go up elevators to 5th floor, 10-minute walk from St. Patrick Station.

To register: Michelle Cader michelle.cader@cleo.on.ca

A workshop presented by CLEO to help you help your clients when they face a legal issue.

November 25, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)