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Increasing Mental Health Support in York Region

LOFT Community Services receives $2.7M to expand supportive housing offering in the region LOFT Community Services is one of the recipients receiving funding through the federal Reaching Home Strategy administered by United Way Greater Toronto in York Region. We have

Thriving during the pandemic: Janey’s Story

Janey lives on her own with the support of LOFT’s Shoreham Hub team With LOFT’s Shoreham Hub for the past 11 years, Janey is a 78-year-old woman from Guiana who lives on her own in a Toronto Community Housing building.

Transgender Day of Visibility

The International Transgender Day of Visibility celebrates transgender people and their achievements. A vibrant part of the LGBT2SQ+ community, transgender individuals have made a lot of progress towards true equity over the years. But there’s more we can do. Everyone

Celebrating World Bipolar Day

Every year, on March 30th, we celebrate World Bipolar Day – an opportunity to raise awareness about this illness and to help end the stigma. The date is also the birthday of Vincent Van Gogh, an internationally recognized artist who

Embracing Change

GROWING TO FILL THE GAPS Since 2018, LOFT has grown 163%. By 2023, we will have doubled in size. This growth trajectory is necessary in order to meet the rapidly increasing needs of our community. In 2021, LOFT served 9,500

Showing Staff Appreciation

GOING ABOVE AND BEYOND The third week of February marked the first ever Non-profit Week of Appreciation. We are proud to extend our appreciation to our staff and community partners whose work is indispensable and transforms the lives of individuals

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