Principal Organizations: The 519 Church Street Community Centre (Trans Shelter Access Project) Partner Organizations: York University, Department of Political Science, Turning Point Youth Services, Ryerson University, School of Social Work, Native Men’s Residence, Fred Victor Centre, Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter, City of Toronto, 2-Spirited People of the First Nations Principal Investigator: Kyle Scanlon The Trans Programme […]
An analysis of the housing and income figures released in May 2008, with a look at historical data and trends.
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Exploring the Meaning of Recovery from Recurrent Suicide Attempts is a qualitative study undertaken to develop a grounded theory of successful transition from higher to lower risk of suicidal behaviour for young people with recurrent suicidal behaviour and the meaning that this transition held for clients. This Commissioned Research Report, funded by the Wellesley Institute and […]
Project aim was to survey the housing history of tenants in private boarding homes and examine the levels of care and support in these homes. The starting hypothesis, based on anecdotal evidence was that private boarding homes catered to a disproportionately higher percentage of hard-to-house individuals and that the housing history of these tenants would show […]
Review of three key federal programs affecting housing and homelessness with a focus on key issues and solutions.
Principal Investigator: Portuguese Speaking Interagency Network Partner Organizations: Portuguese-Canadian National Congress; St.Stephen’s Community House; St.Christopher House; VIVER Coalition; AIDS Committee of Toronto; Brazil-Angolan Community Centre; Working Women Community Centre; Grupo Brasil do Ontario; Angolan Students’ Association Principal Investigator: Gila Raposo An environmental scan of the sexual attitudues, behaviours, and potential risk factors of adolescents and […]
The 2008 National Housing Report Card reveals that the federal government and eight of the thirteen provinces and territories have failed to meet the commitments for new housing funding that they made in November of 2001.
Principal Organizations: University of Toronto, Department of Nutritional Sciences Partner Organizations: Youthlink Inner City, Weston-King Drop in Centre, City of Toronto, Sherbourne Health Centre, Dixon Hall, Fred Victor, CRC, Street Health Community Nursing Foundation, Daily Bread Food Bank, Second Harvest Principal Investigators: Valerie Tarasuk, Steve Gaetz, Blake Poland This project conducted a pilot study of […]
Principal Organizations: University of Toronto, Institute for Life Course and Aging Partner Organizations: South Riverdale Community Health Centre (SRCHC); Exotic Dancers Association of Canada (EDAC); Stop the Trafficking Coalition Principal Investigators: Lynn McDonald and Nayalya Timoshkina The RCMP estimates that between 600 and 800 foreign women and girls are trafficked into the Canadian sex industry […]
A look at Toronto’s 2008 operating budget, its 10-year housing strategy, and the need to reverse urban development trends.