Commissioned by the Wellesley Institute, this paper provides an overview of the work of a group of community-based service providers, policy analysts, researchers and advocates active in health equity in Ontario. These individuals were brought together by the Wellesley Institute and are part of the Wellesley Community Roundtables on Health Equity.
Commissioned by the Wellesley Institute, this research report examines the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care new Health Based Allocation Model (HBAM) to fund the province’s new Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs).
Commissioned by the Wellesley Institute, this research report examines equity strategies of regional health authorities (RHAs) across Canada.
The Health Equity Roundtables were held on December 5 and 6, 2007, hosted by The Wellesley Institute, Toronto, Ontario. Thirty five participants, bringing together service providers, policymakers, researchers and advocates active in health equity, met to talk about current policy openings and opportunities to move health equity forward into action in Ontario, the dynamics of health […]
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 […]