Category Archives: Community Resources

Destination: Home program

The following is an excerpt from Destination: Home’s website about how they are helping to find homes for homeless people:

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Turning Lives Around

(an excerpt from the United Way Ottawa website) IMPROVE CONDITIONS FOR THE CHRONICALLY HOMELESS, FOR YOUTH FACING ADDICTIONS, AND FOR PEOPLE AND FAMILIES DEALING WITH POVERTY, MENTAL ILLNESS AND VIOLENCE.

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Mental Health and the Workplace

Mental health problems and illnesses are the leading cause of workplace disability in Canada, representing 15 percent of Canada’s burden of disease. A Canadian Medical Association study in 2008 indicated that only 23 percent of Canadians surveyed said they would … Continue reading

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Where can you turn during your toughest times?

Where can you turn during your toughest times? Hopefully our members will never have the need to apply for the assistance programs listed below. However, you just never know when a serious illness may hit or some other life events … Continue reading

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