Older lady with cat

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.

Get to Know Us: Kaitlin Bick

Get to Know Us: Kaitlin Bick

LOFT’s Transitional Age Youth (TAY) program offers a support group for survivors of human trafficking. This ...
Recovering from PTSD and Building Confidence: Jason’s Story

Recovering from PTSD and Building Confidence: Jason’s Story

Precarious conditions and toxic work environments can certainly affect one’s mental health. That’s what happened ...
Making Personal Sacrifices for Our Clients: LOFT’s Rhonda Sloane

Making Personal Sacrifices for Our Clients: LOFT’s Rhonda Sloane

COVID-19 has changed everything for Rhonda Sloane and others on LOFT’s Behavioural Support Transition Resource ...
Support through the pandemic: Dan’s Story

Support through the pandemic: Dan’s Story

With his cat, TK, underfoot, and the time and space to focus on his art and talk with friends on the phone, Dan is ...
Working through COVID: Leading change in uncertain times.

Working through COVID: Leading change in uncertain times.

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the way we serve the community. Despite the challenges we’re ...
LOFT is Like Family: Pauline’s Story

LOFT is Like Family: Pauline’s Story

We listen to many similar stories at LOFT, of people who had fractured relationships with family due to ...
Brintha’s Story: One LOFT Client Comes Full Circle

Brintha’s Story: One LOFT Client Comes Full Circle

In 2015, Brintha was diagnosed with Lupus, an autoimmune disease that causes the body to attack its own healthy ...
Giving Love in the Form of Food

Giving Love in the Form of Food

On a normal day, you’ll find Sandra Greenlund in the kitchen of LOFT’s 416 Community Support for Women, lovingly ...
Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic: using creativity and resiliency to support clients.

Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic: using creativity and resiliency to support clients.

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, public health guidelines helped to stop the spread through targeted action. ...
Perseverance and Creativity in Challenging Times: Colin’s Story

Perseverance and Creativity in Challenging Times: Colin’s Story

Colin is a LOFT client who struggles with short-term memory loss. He needs his name on the door of his LOFT home ...
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