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Our work is ever-changing because our clients’ journeys and challenges evolve. Here are some updates on what’s happening at LOFT and the community in which we work.

Christine’s Story: Finding a Home at Bradford House

Christine’s Story: Finding a Home at Bradford House

Christine is a senior living at LOFT's Bradford House.  Before LOFT's intervention, Christine spent most of her ...
An Update from Heather McDonald, CEO

An Update from Heather McDonald, CEO

Our collective impact on individuals facing homelessness, substance use, and mental health challenges is truly ...
Connecting post-secondary students with vital mental health services

Connecting post-secondary students with vital mental health services

Bringing mental health support to GTA campuses. Evan is a student at Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) who ...
Empowering Youth through Fitness

Empowering Youth through Fitness

Integrating physical activity in LOFT's youth programs. Thanks to the RBC Foundation, the gym at Beverley Lodge ...
Transforming Young Lives: Your Generosity in Action

Transforming Young Lives: Your Generosity in Action

The power of hope and community support. Regina’s journey with LOFT’s Transitional Aged Youth (TAY) program ...
Carrie Hayward receives the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship

Carrie Hayward receives the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship

On March 25, 2024, Carrie Hayward, former LOFT Board Member and longstanding volunteer, was among 13 recipients of ...
An Update from Heather McDonald, CEO

An Update from Heather McDonald, CEO

As we settle into the new year, I’d like to reflect on the remarkable strides we made in 2023. I’m thrilled to ...
Jmoon’s Journey to Stability

Jmoon’s Journey to Stability

Jmoon grew up in unstable housing conditions, frequently moving and spending much of his childhood in shelters. ...
LOFT Celebrates Birchmount Green’s Grand Opening

LOFT Celebrates Birchmount Green’s Grand Opening

In December, LOFT celebrated the grand opening of Birchmount Green in Scarborough with Mayor Olivia Chow, MP Salma ...
Finding Home: Frederick’s Resilient Journey from Hospital to Hope

Finding Home: Frederick’s Resilient Journey from Hospital to Hope

Once able to live independently, Frederick lost his home after an extended hospital stay to address a physical ...
Jamie’s Commitment to Recovery and Personal Development 

Jamie’s Commitment to Recovery and Personal Development 

Jamie grappled with intense challenges from a young age, battling addiction and homelessness. Jamie’s reliance on ...
On the road to achieving dreams of a job and housing

On the road to achieving dreams of a job and housing

How LOFT's M-DOT Program is Restoring Hope for People Sheltering in Toronto's Transit System Earlier this year, ...