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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.

Get to Know Us: Cylene Rainville

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 ...
Dignified Living at LOFT: Chris’ Story

Dignified Living at LOFT: Chris’ Story

Living with LOFT for several years, Chris appreciates not having to hide his life experience   Chris ...
Get to Know Us: Anish Alex, MSW RSW

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 ...
Get to Know Us: Lorna’s Story

Get to Know Us: Lorna’s Story

Lorna puts compassion first at LOFT’s Crosslinks Seniors Housing and Support Services - Shoreham ...
Get to Know Us: Allan Thayil-George

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 ...
Addressing isolation and building resiliency: Life Enrichment Activities for Seniors.

Addressing isolation and building resiliency: Life Enrichment Activities for Seniors.

The pandemic has been isolating to everyone but it has been disproportionally more isolating for seniors who also ...
Bringing support to those in need: LOFT’s work with #TeamVaccine

Bringing support to those in need: LOFT’s work with #TeamVaccine

High-risk clients living in Toronto Community Housing and other hot spot areas are getting access to the COVID-19 ...
Living with multiple health challenges: Sharon’s Story

Living with multiple health challenges: Sharon’s Story

A mental health activist, Sharon receives support for her physical and mental health needs at LOFT’s Pelham Park ...
Get to Know Us: Crystabel Neilson

Get to Know Us: Crystabel Neilson

Crystabel uses her lived experience and advocacy to offer support to LGBT2SQ+ clients navigating mental health ...
The House That Joy Built: A Spotlight on Community Support

The House That Joy Built: A Spotlight on Community Support

For over 30 years, Dr. Heyding and Dr. Pritchard have been dedicating their time to vulnerable women at LOFT’s 416 ...
Get to Know Us: Diane Tsai

Get to Know Us: Diane Tsai

Diane goes above and beyond to ensure that every employee is paid on time.   Diane Tsai, LOFT’s ...
Unwavering Support: Artnell’s Story

Unwavering Support: Artnell’s Story

LOFT’s John Gibson House is a supportive housing program for some of the most vulnerable adults in our community. ...