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Social Work Week 2024

March 6, 2024

Written by Maria Borgai, Social Worker – Diabetes Program March 4th to 10th is Social Work Week in Ontario, and across Canada, March is National Social Work Month. The 2024 theme, Social Work Opens…

Active Living Seniors Fair 2023: A Day to Remember!

January 23, 2024

Written by Anthony Rampersad, Active Living Centre Coordinator On a crisp October morning, the Scarborough Village Recreation Centre was excited and energetic. The SCHC Active Living Centre hosted the much-anticipated…

The Highlights of 2023 Growing Leadership

January 23, 2024

Written by Netra Rao Kangarla, Youth Summer Staff Through various activities, games, and workshops, the five-week GROW Youth Camp seeks to foster leadership traits in young people in Scarborough Ontario,…

Mobile Person-Centered Care at Patient’s Place!

May 30, 2023

By Jeyanithe Karunanithy, BA (Hons), MSc, Inter-Professional Primary Care (IPPC) Team “The mobile health van program is wonderful as it is geared towards “low-income”, marginalized communities or at-risk populations like…

Philanthropy In Action: How Peerage Capital Provides More Than Just Gifts to Remember

May 10, 2022

Written by Tagan Mani, Marketing and Fund Development Coordinator You may have noticed that in our promotional material for our “A Gift to Remember program” we have a title sponsor,…

An at-risk teen mom to a Youth Service Navigator

May 10, 2022

Hi, my name is Annakim fFrench. And my role at the Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities is as a youth service navigator. What were your duties as Youth Service Navigator?…

National Hospice Palliative Care Week

May 10, 2022

National Hospice Palliative Care Week is celebrated from ​May 2nd to May 8th this year. During these challenging times, staff and volunteers from our hospice and palliative team have compiled…

Social Work Month & One Year of COVID-19 Pandemic

May 10, 2022

Written by ​Sarah Fancey, MSW Practicum Student March marks the beginning of Social Work Month in Ontario, and it also happens to coincide with the one year anniversary of the…

Changing My Diet Was Hard… But Worth it!

May 10, 2022

Written by Madiha Turshin, Social Media Volunteer Below is an interview between Madiha and one of our clients from our Diabetes education program. Read from her point of view the…

Creative Space Project: From a Dream to Reality

May 10, 2022

Written and Illustrated by Sarvenaz Rayati, Creative Space Art Project Planner October 1st, 2020 marks International Seniors Day. Today, we are celebrating seniors all over the world, especially the amazing…