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Blog

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.

COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response

LOFT Community Services' response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) At LOFT, the health and safety of our ...
Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter

  Our Spring newsletter is out now. READ IT HERE
Debra Walko Receives Honour Roll mention in 2018 Minister’s Medal Awards

Debra Walko Receives Honour Roll mention in 2018 Minister’s Medal Awards

http://health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/transformation/minister_medal_2018.aspx Honouring Debra Walko for the ...
Nora’s Story

Nora’s Story

Christmas is such a wonderful time of year. And the holiday has extra meaning for me. I’m one of eleven ...
Andrew’s Story

Andrew’s Story

We came to Canada from Ghana when I was 9 years old. And I was just a regular Canadian kid until I hit my teens. ...
29th Annual Home for the Holidays

29th Annual Home for the Holidays

The 29th Annual Home for the Holidays Benefit Concert was held on Monday, December 2, 2019. LOFT Community ...
Taking ownership of your mental health: Andrew’s Story

Taking ownership of your mental health: Andrew’s Story

Andrew was diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a teen. He found himself fighting with his family, dropping out of ...
Dianna’s Story

Dianna’s Story

Dianna shared this speech on World homelessness Day on October 8, 2019
Get to Know Us: Michelle Brochu

Get to Know Us: Michelle Brochu

Life experience has had a big impact on Michelle Brochu’s career. Thirty years ago, her first child was born with ...
From despair to joy: Estelle Young

From despair to joy: Estelle Young

It began with the death of her son. Then she lost her mother in a car accident and her fiancé died suddenly of a ...
Highlighting Hope: Rory

Highlighting Hope: Rory

Rory had been homeless for four years before finding his way to LOFT. During that time he struggled with substance ...
Get to Know Us: Dorota

Get to Know Us: Dorota

Everyone is at ease when Dorota is around. Her infectious laugh precedes her like a beam of sunshine and when you ...