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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: Mary Ann Proulx

Get to Know Us: Mary Ann Proulx

LOFT’s Crosslinks Street Outreach Van Coordinator, Mary Ann finds joy in building relationships and sharing her ...
Thriving with Community Support: David’s Story

Thriving with Community Support: David’s Story

David struggled with school due to his mental health but found support at LOFT.   “I had a difficult ...
Bringing Hope in Four Wheels: A Spotlight on the Unionville Presbyterian Community Church

Bringing Hope in Four Wheels: A Spotlight on the Unionville Presbyterian Community Church

A long-term supporter, the Unionville Presbyterian Community Church is always there to support our clients ...
Get to Know Us: Christopher Grondin

Get to Know Us: Christopher Grondin

This Pride Month, LOFT’s Community Support Worker Christopher Grondin shared what a day in his life looks like at ...
A Miracle in the Making: Julio’s Story

A Miracle in the Making: Julio’s Story

With LOFT for almost two decades, Julio receives support for his physical health challenges and housing ...
Youth Advocating for Mental Health: A Spotlight on Monarch Park Collegiate

Youth Advocating for Mental Health: A Spotlight on Monarch Park Collegiate

Students from Monarch Park Collegiate chose LOFT’s Transitional Age Youth program as the recipient of a Youth ...
Caring for the LGBT2SQ+ Community: A Spotlight on MAC Viva Glam

Caring for the LGBT2SQ+ Community: A Spotlight on MAC Viva Glam

MAC’s Viva Glam Fund has contributed to the wellbeing of numerous LOFT LGBT2SQ+ clients for decades June is ...
Merriam Music Lessons Spark Joy

Merriam Music Lessons Spark Joy

LOFT clients discover the healing power of music   Alan Merriam, the president and CEO of Merriam ...
Diane Can’t Wait Until We’re Together

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 ...
Get to Know Us: William Shin

Get to Know Us: William Shin

The Director of LOFT’s College View and Simon Supportive Housing Services discusses the important role ...
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 ...