Getting Grounded (Farsi)

In September 2018, Unison partnered with North York Community House to launch a 7-week workshop series on Effective Communication Skills for Farsi speaking for community members at the Bathurst-Finch Hub.  Participants were so pleased with the series, they advocated to create a monthly support group. Starting in January 2019, the …

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Laughter Yoga

The winter can be a hard time due to social isolation, so Social Work and WestReach will be hosting a Laughter Yoga session at each Unison site throughout the months of January and February 2019. Laughter Yoga is a great way to heal & relive stress! Sessions include unique exercises …

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Speaker at podium
Kenneth Shafer at the podium

ANC supports residents to advocate for their health care

In early March, Bathurst-Finch Action for Neighbourhood Change (ANC) resident volunteers learned of the upcoming closure of the Urgent Care Centre at North York General Hospital’s (NYGH) Branson Ambulatory Care Centre. The closure was scheduled for June 1, 2017. The Urgent Care Centre was opened in the 1990s and is considered an important human service infrastructure …

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