Stories

Diane Can’t Wait Until We’re Together

Striking a good work-life balance After more than a year of working from home to help stop the spread of COVID-19, Diane Tsai is keen to get back to the office and see her coworkers again. “We’ve all been missing

Get to Know Us: William Shin

The Director of LOFT’s College View and Simon Supportive Housing Services discusses the important role partnerships play in supporting clients during the pandemic. William’s first encounter with LOFT was when he met some of the staff at a conference in

Get to Know Us: Cylene Rainville

The director of LOFT’s Mental Health and Justice Initiative shares the challenges her clients face and the ways our #OneTeam supports them. Cylene remembers watching a documentary on homelessness and telling her husband, “That’s what I want to do.” She

Dignified Living at LOFT: Chris’ Story

Living with LOFT for several years, Chris appreciates not having to hide his life experience Chris grew up in Parry Sound. He moved to Toronto to attend university, but the new rhythm of life in a big city was a

Get to Know Us: Anish Alex, MSW RSW

A community organizer and advocate for his clients, Anish supports adults living with complex health care needs in York Region. Anish is a Care Coordinator and Case Manager at LOFT’s Crosslinks Housing and Support Services.  This program assists those facing

Get to Know Us: Lorna’s Story

Lorna puts compassion first at LOFT’s Crosslinks Seniors Housing and Support Services – Shoreham Hub “There’s never a dull moment at LOFT,” says Lorna, a Senior Personal Support Worker at Crosslinks Seniors Housing and Support Services – Shoreham Hub. Employed

Get to Know Us: Allan Thayil-George

A community organizer and champion of mental health, LOFT’s Allan George helps clients live with dignity while supporting Ontario’s South Asian community of social workers. Social work has always been one of Allan George’s passions. As a Case Manager at

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