Tag: Safe Space
On February 17, HPAP members joined the OCAP for the public release of their recent report Out In The Cold: The Crisis in Toronto’s Shelter System. Dr. Mike Benusic’s message: “I’m representing Health Providers Against Poverty. We are a group of health care workers – nurses, doctors, social workers, occupational therapists, etc – who work directly with […]
The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty’s recent report Out In The Cold: The Crisis In Toronto’s Shelter System has revealed the City’s inadequate response to homelessness, particularly in the cold winter months. The report includes findings from interviews with over 100 service users at numerous Out of The Cold locations. This report confirms HPAP member’s concerns that Toronto shelter’s are over-crowded and […]
People are dying on the streets of Toronto because of a chronic lack of affordable and accessible housing. The current waitlist for subsidized housing is over 10 years. On September 22, HPAP joined the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty for a rally and march on Toronto’s East side, to demand that more housing, shelter beds, and safe space become available.