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Fun Way to Learn Photography

2020-01-12T00:38:48+00:00January 12th, 2020|Categories: General|

Introduction to Photography is a course that is offered to the community of St. James Town, through The Corner. It allows children to grasp the basic concepts of taking a picture and understand photography as an art form. This course breaks down the theories, styles, importance of different expressions, and significant terms that are [...]

240 Share and Reuse Space

2020-01-10T23:54:13+00:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: General|

240 Share and Reuse Space aims to achieve the following objectives within the St. James Town neighbourhood and surrounding areas: Educating and orienting residents on the importance of waste reduction and reuse Programs and partnerships to increase reuse of items, sharing, and waste reduction Providing opportunities for sharing and repairing Offering skills training and [...]

St. James Town Seniors Consortium

2020-01-10T23:53:44+00:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: General|

Over the past two years, the Seniors Sub-Committee of the Service Providers’ Network (SPN) scaled up to form the Older Adult Consortium of St. James Town. The Consortium comprises representatives from service providers, local senior group leaders, and residents that work together. The Consortium works to identify and support older adults living in the community. Members [...]

National Day of Remembrance and Action to Stop Violence against Women

2020-01-13T18:56:30+00:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: General|

During the event, there were a number of service providers who came out to show their support while also providing valuable information on the free services within the community and information on human trafficking. The purpose of the event was to bring awareness to parents and youth on how human trafficking affects everyone.  There [...]

A Volunteer Story

2019-12-08T00:11:19+00:00December 8th, 2019|Categories: General|

I am Dr. Priyal Goenke. I arrived in Canada six months ago with my husband. I grew up in the city of Nagpur in India, where I was working as a dentist.  My husband was offered work at St. Michael Hospital for a year-long clinical fellowship. I left my job and joined him to [...]

Seasonal Flu Clinics

2019-12-08T00:10:34+00:00December 8th, 2019|Categories: General|

This year, Sherbourne Health was able to provide 140 flu shots at 4 off-site clinics. Thanks to everyone at Sherbourne, The Corner, the Supportive Housing Services at 55 Bleecker, and our Flu Prevention Promoters, for your support in ensuring that the off-site flu clinics in St. James Town were successful this year! [...]

Cancer Project Update

2019-12-10T15:59:33+00:00December 8th, 2019|Categories: General|

Sherbourne Health’s “Cancer Education, Screening & Care project for marginalized communities” is a two-year project, generously funded by CIBC. The goal of this project is to provide peer-led cancer education, prevention tips and screening to newcomers, the LGBT2SQ communities and to the homeless/under-housed. A key component of the project is to engage eligible community [...]