Pop Art events – November 15 and 22

Visual Voices Sneak Peak – November 15, 2018 On November 15th, we are giving the first peak in of Unison and Health Community Services’ new site at 501 Oakwood Avenue. We also will have a spotlight on the artists who participated in the Visual Voices art competition. We will have …

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Accredited with Exemplary Standing!

Announcement Unison is now “Accredited with Exemplary Standing” by Accreditation Canada! An onsite review using Qmentum standards was conducted by external surveyors on September 17-20 2018. This review looked at everything from board governance and leadership, to care and services, to infrastructure. Here are a few highlights of the comments …

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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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Naturopathic medicine clinic at Lawrence Heights

Are you looking for personalized holistic health care? Visit the naturopathic (natural) medicine clinic at Unison (Lawrence Heights site) for free visits on Saturdays between 9:30 AM and 2:30 PM. Supervised by a licensed naturopathic doctor (ND), our student interns will take time to listen to your health concerns and …

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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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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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