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.

Posted:
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.

Posted:
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.

Posted:
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.

Posted:
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.  

Posted:
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.

Posted:
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.

Posted:
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.

Posted:
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.

Posted:
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.

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