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Get to Know Us: Dejan Micic

A dog lover, Dejan didn’t hesitate to help when a client – and Yoda – needed a hand. Dejan is a Team Leader that coordinates care for seniors in their own home. Although his clients live independently in the community,

Autumn update from Heather McDonald, CEO

RESPONDING TO THE NEEDS OF OUR YOUTH LOFT is proud to offer unconditional support. Together, we have built an environment of acceptance and community — but things aren’t always easy. The Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table has projected that the

Youth Giving Back: Growing goodness, harvesting hope

Ruby ripe heirloom tomatoes, crisp zucchini, leafy kale, wholesome peas and fresh garlic! The vulnerable seniors who find supportive housing at LOFT’s Bradford House benefit from homegrown vegetables and herbs provided by students at Bradford District High School. This partnership

Get to Know Us: Paul Demaniw

Director Paul Demaniw is retiring from a job that’s been a labour of love for more than 40 years. I’m going to miss my colleagues and clients at LOFT’s Beverley Lodge,” Paul says. “They’re like family. We have wonderful staff

LOFT’s Harm Reduction Approach and Resources

Harm reduction strategies, such as biohazard containers, needle exchanges, safe sex supplies and harm reduction supportive literature, are important elements in our clients’ recovery journeys. At LOFT, we recognize that total abstinence may not be immediately attainable or desired by

Gone Too Soon: Remembering AJ

Overdose Awareness Day August 31st, 2021 Never one to do anything by halves, AJ embraced his role as a neighbourhood advocate even though he was struggling himself. If his friends needed him he’d arrive with groceries, warm clothing or powerful

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