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  • More support needed to address women’s homelessness in Hamilton

    More support needed to address women’s homelessness in Hamilton

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    Despite an increase in funding, the crisis continues, a new report shows Supporting Our Sisters saved Tamara Hinds’ life. Without her son and help from the wraparound program for women experiencing homelessness, the 47-year-old said she “wouldn’t be here” today. “Literally — not just homeless,” she told a Spectator editorial board meeting Monday. Hinds, who …

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  • Report Release: How’s the Weather Now?

    Report Release: How’s the Weather Now?

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    Current Conditions and Forecast for Women’s Homelessness in Hamilton Investment in women’s homelessness has increased exponentially due to the work of the Women’s Housing Planning Collaborative (WHPC) but a crisis persists. Come learn about The Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton’s report followed by a performance by Singin’ Women. Light refreshments will be provided. …

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  • Making Ontario safer for kids and teens

    Making Ontario safer for kids and teens

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    Increase in age of protection is just one step in extending services to more young people, says Rocco Gizzarelli When does a child become an adult? As anyone who has experience with teenagers will know, 16- and 17-year-olds are in transition, often exhibiting maturity and independence, but not yet ready for the demands and expectations …

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