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Transformational Stories

We celebrate the courage, determination, and resilience of our clients in their recovery journey. These stories capture their powerful, life-changing journeys as told through the eyes of our staff and clients.

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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...