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Dos and Don’ts of Parent-Teen Communication

June 5, 2024

Our Family Wellbeing program helps and promotes fostering positive family dynamics to build strong connections and relationships between parents and teenagers. FWP does a great job of raising awareness by…

Reading Partnership Program 2024

May 30, 2024

EarlyON Black Innovation Grant Spring 2024 Review The impact of the Reading Partnership Program for Black Families (RPBP) goes beyond children and their caregivers learning the foundations of literacy. It…

HealthyHER HaBITS

May 27, 2024

Written by the SCHC Health Promotion team What is Health Promotion?   Health promotion, by definition, is the process of enabling people to increase control over and improve their health (World…

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…