Success Story: Unison’s Legal Clinic

Ms. E. Glazer came to the Legal Clinic with a disability matter: her application for the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) had been denied. Saltanat Shunusheva, the Community Legal Worker at the Keele-Rogers legal clinic, helped Ms. Glazer to appeal the denial. Saltanat reviewed Ms. Glazer’s file, and requested additional …

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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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Health and Wellness Day at Jane St. Hub

Unison’s HIV Prevention Education and Outreach Project, In the Know, held a Health and Wellness Day forum for African, Caribbean, Black and Latino (ACBL) communities at the Jane Street Hub on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The main objectives of this event were to: increase awareness of and access to sexual …

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Petition to expand public dental programs

Unison supports the Ontario Oral Health Alliance’s campaign for affordable and accessible oral health care for children and adults living on low income in Ontario. OHIP does not cover health care for our teeth and gums. About 17% of people in our province – that’s 2.3 million – cannot afford …

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Unison’s Housing Help Program

Unison provides a full range of housing help and eviction prevention services for clients who have had difficulties securing appropriate, decent and affordable housing. For clients living in Toronto with low and fixed incomes, recent statistics indicate that they need to wait at least eight to 10 years for subsidized …

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